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Ahrlac fate in business rescue practitioner’s hands in on-going shareholder battle

The business rescue process for the Ahrlac aircraft, being developed by Paramount and the Aerospace Development Corporation (ADC), is fraught with complications as the...

Construction to start on SADC Botswana log depot next year

Construction work on a multi-million dollar Southern African Development Community (SADC) Standby Force regional logistics depot is set to start in May next year. The...

Trade union claims Denel pension fund contributions still outstanding

As another month-end and its accompanying payday fast approaches, trade union Solidarity maintains the Denel Retirement Fund (Denret) has not yet received pension fund...

Opposition parties weigh in on soldiers supporting Western Cape police

The continued use of soldiers to support policing operations – again underway in Western Cape – is an area of concern and can be...

Six years and counting for BMA legislation to be approved

In 2013 Cabinet agreed to establish a Border Management Agency (BMA). The ensuring years have seen a name change to Border Management Authority but...

Defence minister sounds budget alarm bells

For the second year running, Minister for Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has sounded alarm bells about the continuing ability of the South...

SANDF underfunded and being outpaced by militaries in the region – Mapisa-Nqakula

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has warned that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is underfunded and is being outpaced by...

Mali receives donated Casspir armoured personnel carriers

Mali has received 29 Casspir armoured personnel carriers and other equipment donated by Germany as part of efforts to beef up security in the...

Ten Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigerian coast in latest pirate attack

Nigerian pirates have taken hostage ten Turkish sailors after attacking their cargo vessel off the coast of Nigeria in the latest attack to hit...

Gordhan optimistic about Denel

Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan gave the nation an insider’s look at the effects of state capture when he presented his departmental budget to...


Check before you speak, Minister!

South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...