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SANDF Mozambique “employment” authorised by C-in-C

South Africa’s initial military contribution to ending an Islamic insurgency in the northern part of Mozambique has the Presidential seal of approval and a...

Questions about Cuban workers and their cost to SA

Five national government departments and ministries, including Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Department of Defence and Military Veterans (DoDMV), are the targets of a Promotion of...

Angola sending military advisors to Mozambique

Angola is the latest southern African country to be sending soldiers into Mozambique, and has agreed to deploy 20 officers and a transport aircraft...

SANDF member nabbed for Oudshoorn heist

A South African National Defence Force (SANDF) member is on Monday expected to appear before the Oudshoorn Magistrate’s Court after he was arrested at...

Jungle warfare training for 21 SAI ahead of DR Congo deployment

Training is the backbone of most military actions and operations so it is no surprise SA Army elements, particularly its Infantry Formation, devote much...

SA intelligence agencies not up to scratch, time for change

A clarion call to repurpose South Africa’s security system comes from probably the country’s most respected observer and analyst Jakkie Cilliers, founder and former...

South African Special Forces arrive in Mozambique

South African Special Forces have arrived in Mozambique as part of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional standby force to help Mozambique defeat...

ISS: South Africa’s security sector is in crisis – reform must start now

As the dust settles on insurrection, government must acknowledge the urgent need to repurpose a failing security system. The attempted insurrection of the past week...

SAPS, SANDF cooperation commended

Parliament has commended the cooperation between the South African Police Service (SAPS) and South African National Defence Force (SANDF), which has led to the...

Parliamentarians question intelligence during Durban oversight visit

A major impression, apart from police and soldiers doing their best to keep a lid on possible further looting and violence in KwaZulu-Natal, is...


Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...
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