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Personnel cuts coming across the DoD and SANDF

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The Human Resources Division of the Department of Defence (DoD) plans for more than a thousand five hundred personnel to exit posts in the...

Army bakeries cost R700 000 each, but it’s not taxpayer money – Modise

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The burgeoning number of bakeries operated by the SA Army has not used taxpayer money, Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise informed Parliament. She...

High pass rate for Army junior officers’ formative course

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The landward force looks to be in a good place for the future when taking into account the high pass rate of candidate officers...

Replacement South African combat team moving to Cabo Delgado

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Elements of 2 SA Infantry (SAI) Battalion are heading to Mozambique as part of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Combat Team Alpha rotation...

DoD performance plan not bullish on declining defence budget

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Parliamentarians were told there are nine “broad implications” of a declining defence budget when the Department of Defence (DoD) presented its latest annual performance...

Armscor issues tender for military vehicle maintenance and repair

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Eyebrows were raised in some quarters when an Armscor tender for maintenance and repair of “various military vehicles” was published last week. One who saw...

CArmy stresses excellence beyond expectations

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Further evidence of his willingness to engage with those he commands comes from the latest stop on visits to SA Army bases, units as...

Military veterans “not forgotten”, will receive pensions – Deputy President

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Both President Cyril Ramaphosa and his point man on military veterans, Deputy President David Mabuza, used this week’s Presidency budget vote to remind South...

Former defence minister and past SANDF chief named in Heberon affidavit

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While the Heberon affair – for want of a better word – appears to remain unattended in in-trays at Defence headquarters and the Ministry...

SANDF, SARS and DTIC provide flood relief in KwaZulu-Natal

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With soldiers on the ground helping KwaZulu-Natal recover from recent flooding, SA National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel nationwide dug deep into own pockets to...

SANDF celebrates female paratrooper

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The South African National Defence Force has lauded the Engineer Corps’ first female paratrooper, Sapper Nomonde Nomtsheke. She is, reports Second Lieutenant Pududu Phillimon Mafemo...

Ministerial imperatives for Modise include halting defence capability decline

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Thandi Modise’s Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans (MoDMV) is tasked with providing strategic direction to, among others, direct national defence policy with the...

Project Koba-Tlala planned to become a production brigade

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The seed planted in 2017 which germinated into Project Koba-Tlala is now, under the mentorship of its founding father, ready to grow further into...

Mabuza’s veterans’ team makes its fifth stop in Mpumalanga

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The Presidential task team on military veterans (PTTMV) roadshow continues its schedule of engagements with old soldiers and is today (Tuesday, 7 June) in...

Crime a regular occurrence in Thaba Tshwane

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In addition to housing higher defence learning institutions and any number of SA National Defence Force (SANDF) formations and units, Thaba Tshwane is a...

CSANDF to provide KZN humanitarian aid update

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF), mainly in the shape of SA Army units from the engineer and infantry formations, lead the way in...

Holomisa wants action on Umzimvubu Regiment Operation Prosper call-up debacle

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A sorry tale of men and women wanting to wear the SANDF uniform again and answer the call to serve has not been resolved...

Mabuza back in North West for second veterans’ meeting

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Less than a month after engaging military veterans in the North West province, Deputy President David Mabuza is today (Thursday, 2 June) again in...

Defence corruption and fraud totals R2.2 billion – Provost Marshal General

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The SA Army is the largest component of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) and the largest “contributor” to fraud and corruption in the...

Heberon charges on hold – not shelved

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The importance of ensuring sufficient and correct information when asking for a police investigation is why a Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentarian has not yet...

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