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Soldier behind bars after fatal shootings in northern KwaZulu-Natal

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A soldier is in police custody in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, after he allegedly shot and killed two civilians. The Joint Operations Division of the SA National...

Defence Minister told South Africans are not the enemy

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The civilian charged with overall management of South Africa’s military would do well to remember the country is not at war and that “South...

DoD Op Notlela budget request slashed by R1.5 billion

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Those tasked with overseeing finances at the Department of Defence (DoD) to ensure the national defence force effectively contributes to the National State of...

COVID-19 shutdown at Western Cape Joint Tactical HQ

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Two positive COVID-19 tests at the Western Cape Joint Tactical Headquarters of the Joint Operations Division resulted in immediate closure with deep cleaning and...

MRT in Western Cape

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Soldiers from four Reserve Force units underwent mission readiness training (MRT) ahead of Op Notlela deployment at Cape Town’s Fort Ikapa and 9 SA...

Soldiers still patrolling gang-ridden Cape Flats

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SA National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers assisted police with high-density foot and vehicle patrols in four high gang violence areas of the Cape Flats...

Civilian allegedly shot and killed by soldier in Mpumalanga

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The national defence force confirms a civilian was shot and apparently died at the hands of a soldier in the volatile Bushbuckridge area of...

Good and not so good in proposed Mzansi Home Guard

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The new SA Army Reserves initiative to, among others, improve rural safety and security has drawn largely positive comment with reservations and an obvious...

Military medics in Eastern Cape to help provincial health department

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A team of 50 plus SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) professionals today (Monday, 6 July) started duties in the Eastern Cape, a province ravaged...

Defence Minister rebukes DA for soldier sexual abuse comments

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The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans has rebuked “misinformed insinuations” by a Democratic Alliance (DA) member of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). Following...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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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...