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Department of Military Veterans marks 10th anniversary with separate vote

According to Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, the latest annual report (2019/20) of the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) comes at “a historic moment” marking not only...

Firearm law training for Reserve Force regiment

The majority of military deployments inside South Africa’s borders are classed as operations other than war (OOTW) and this has brought about change as...

2 SA Battalion Alpha Company Commander and reaction team assist village under ADF attack

On 17 November 2020, the 2 South African Infantry Battalion Alpha Company Commander, based in Mai Moya, Beni, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, received...

National State of Disaster will determine Armed Forces Day 2021 fate

Next year marks the end of the first provincial cycle of Armed Forces Day events with Mpumalanga set to host the February event –...

Defence Works Formation progress reported to oversight committee

Back when he was CArmy then Lieutenant General Solly Shoke recognised the national defence force’s fixed assets were not being adequately and timeously maintained...

Deputy President heads up high level military veterans team

Deputy President David Mabuza wasted no time in getting to grips with his newest task – military veterans and specifically the support they are...

Military Ombud to be part of Cuban COVID-19 drug investigation

A call has been made for the Military Ombud to investigate the reported R215 million spent importing an apparently unregistered COVID-19 drug by the...

Former Cape Corps soldiers report progress with Portfolio Committee

The “left out” status apparently accorded former Cape Corps combatants in democratic South Africa’s defence and military structures looks set to change following a...

Op Mistral rotation in DR Congo underway

Any change in plans as regards the composition of the United Nation’s single largest mission – MONUSCO – have either not been finalised or...

SAAF in Northern Cape for Army exercise

The airborne arm of the national defence force – the SA Air Force (SAAF) – is an active component of the Ukuthula force preparation...


Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...