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SA Army colonel cashiered

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A senior SA Army officer was last week cashiered following a review and change of sentence. Colonel Monnakhotha Joseph Moralo, formerly Officer Commanding of the...

Sailors and soldiers shoulder to shoulder in Western Cape coronavirus prevention

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The latest stop on Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula coronavirus awareness visits to bases and facilities around the country was Western Cape. She...

SANDF issues code of conduct specifically for Operation Notlela

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What a retired senior army officer calls “a rather densely written 10 page document” and a military analyst feels is not “good enough” to...

No special code of conduct needed for military in police support ops

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There’s no need for any “code of conduct and operational procedures regulating conduct” of components of the security forces during the State of National...

Minister at Infantry School on COVID-19 awareness visit

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula went to Oudtshoorn this week to see how the current intake of military skills development (MSD) volunteers...

Defence Portfolio Committee wants ministerial involvement in veterans’ management

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South Africa’s military veterans are not in a good place when it comes to administration and management of their affairs with Parliament’s Portfolio Committee...

Thirty plus soldier lockdown complaints with Military Ombud

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The Military Ombud office in Centurion has put at least 32 complaints about among others, heavy handedness, undignified treatment and unlawful confiscation of property...

Sandu also seeking SANDF coronavirus testing info

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Lieutenant General Zola Dabula, SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Surgeon General and the man in overall charge of the military medical contribution to the...

SA security forces told by court there must be lockdown guidelines

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Soldiers, police and other “security forces” personnel allegedly involved in wrongdoing, in one instance apparently murder, have to be suspended from duty while investigations...

Five year sentence for civilian illegally wearing military uniform

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Proof of the seriousness with which the South African military views unauthorised use of its uniforms and insignia comes in the form of a...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...