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New Army accommodation system ready for use

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Following an August demonstration at the Department of Defence (DoD) mobilisation centre in Free State, a 20 year field accommodation project is complete with...

Border management now on Modise’s legislated imperatives list

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Thandi Modise, who replaced long-serving Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula as defence and military veterans minister in August, has to contend with no less than 15 legislated...

New tool for military justice

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“From humble beginnings” aptly describes the electronic case management system (ECMS) now operational at Defence Legal Service Division (DLSD). Its origins go back to October...

Bail and remands in custody for veterans involved in “hostage” incident

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Unsavoury events in Centurion last week saw over 50 military veterans arrested with two court appearances so far at a central Pretoria correctional facility,...

Army projects in line with National Development Plan underway

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Project Koba-Tlala, originally an Army Reserves empowerment initiative in accordance with government’s National Development Plan (NDP), appears to have spread into regular landward force...

Ministerial ‘hostage’ incident seen as another intelligence failure

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Three Cabinet Ministers held against their will by members of a grouping calling themselves the Liberation Struggle War Veterans (LSWV) drew reactions ranging from...

Government sets out military veterans’ benefits

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Government is working at and on benefits ranging from Presidential pardons through to pensions, education support and provision of land for farming and human...

Post “hostage” military veterans’ press conference downplayed as “appeasement”

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Thursday night’s apparent “hostage” incident involving three of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet Ministers brought the speedy response of what has been termed “an appeasement...

Police arrest 56 suspects for taking defence minister Modise hostage

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About 56 suspects were arrested on Thursday in Centurion after they allegedly held hostage Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise, her Deputy Thabang...

UN medals for 15 SAI

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With less than two months to go on a 12 month continental peacekeeping deployment, 15 SA Infantry Battalion’s Alpha Company was recognised by the...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...