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Progress with Vaal River clean-up

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Tumelo Gopane, managing director of East Rand Water Care Company (ERWAT), says steady progress is being made with the Vaal River clean-up project. Giving an...

Zondo Commission seeks extension

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The State Capture Commission of Inquiry applied to the Pretoria High Court for an extension until December. Briefing media, Commission chair, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond...

Wagtail Aviation developing armed gyrocopter

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Wagtail Aviation is working on a range of manned and unmanned heavy gyrocopters and is experimenting with arming them with machineguns, rocket-propelled grenades and...

Hotline for SEA complaints and information

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Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s task team on sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) has set up a hotline and email address where incidents can be...

ANC wants SAA saved

Heavily-indebted South African Airways (SAA) should be retained as a national airline but needs substantial restructuring, a top official in the governing African National...

Air Force Prestige Day marks the start of SAAF 100

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The first event to mark the centenary of the SA Air Force (SAAF), or its 25th anniversary taking democratic South Africa as a starting...

Charge against headscarf wearing major withdrawn

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is “satisfied” following withdrawal of a case brought against a SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) major for...

SAA cancels flights

South African Airways (SAA) cancelled more than 20 domestic flights between its Johannesburg hub and Cape Town and Durban this week and 10 international...

Dramatic start to French frigate’s visit to South Africa

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French surveillance frigate Le Nivose arrived in Cape Town on Tuesday, ahead of her regular patrol to the French Southern and Antarctic Territories, a...

Defence portfolio committee to meet twice before SONA

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While the public face of Parliament at work begins annually with the State of the Nation Address (SONA), the work of committees, where oversight...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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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...