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SANDF not part of lockdown extension

Soldiers and other national defence force personnel are not part of current government COVID-19 enforcement regulations, extended until 15 May by Co-operative Governance and...

Defence Minister’s Zimbabwe flight questioned again as extra costs revealed

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula lost three month’s pay and the ruling party paid what it was told to for unauthorised use...

Ramaphosa names new SANDF Chief and other senior posts

When long-serving SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke retires at the end of May, current Joint Operations Chief, Lieutenant General Rudzani...

Reserve Bank – not Armscor – will pay shipyards for new vessels

Main contractors on the two SA Navy (SAN) projects currently underway need not concern themselves about receiving payment for building four new seagoing platforms...

Koba-Tlala progressing with decentralised procurement

The SA Army Reserve initiative to put at least some of the fresh produce supplied to military messes via Project Koba-Tlala moves ahead quietly,...

Surgeon General visiting Limpopo

The Surgeon General of the South African National Defence Force, Lieutenant General Zola Dabula, has arrived in Polokwane as part of his provincial tour...

Government working towards improving lives of military veterans

Government has established a Technical Task Team to provide technical support as well as to facilitate the implementation and monitoring of the program of...

Fourteen charged in connection with 2019 Tek Base weapons theft

Military justice, in common with its civilian counterpart, is not generally known for speed as evidenced in the theft of weapons from a SA...

Chief Director Military Health Force Preparation visits SA National War College

The Chief Director Military Health Force Preparation, Major General Ntshavheni Maphaha, has paid a visit to the South African National War College and addressed...

DoD a top 10 contributor to AG irregular expenditure list

Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Department of Defence (DoD) and its operating arm – the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) – regularly bemoan a lack of...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...