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CSAAF reflects on successes and challenges during long service medal parade

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The Chief of the SA Air Force (SAAF), Lieutenant General Wiseman Mbambo, has lauded the SAAF for its contribution to peace and security but...

Op Corona rotation not affecting operational efficiency

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Rotation of units assigned to border protection is currently underway without any effect on operational efficiency proven by substantial seizures of dagga and illicit...

DEL inquiry delves into fatal 2018 explosion

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“Structural shortcomings and defective designs” added to “unnecessary overtime” could be contributing factors to the September 2018 explosion at the Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM)...

Big export order of non-military ammunition for Denel PMP

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Close to a year of facilitating and negotiating is now at a successful conclusion with two containers of South African sports ammunition loaded and...

South African judge dismisses Zuma’s attempt to remove prosecutor

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A South African judge on Tuesday dismissed an application by former president Jacob Zuma to have the prosecutor in his arms deal corruption trial...

With SANDF support, national government ready for trouble-free elections next week

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When South Africans vote for ward and district councillors on Monday (1 November) it will be in an environment “conducive to free and fair...

Ukuthula brigade plus exercise underway at CTC

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A major component of the SA Army’s junior staff command course in the form of a brigade plus field exercise is underway at the...

Denel Land Systems unable to pay employees as Public Enterprises promises...

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Staff at Denel Land Systems will once again go without salaries but the Department of Public Enterprises maintains plans are afoot to provide financial...

ISS: South Africa’s construction mafia trains its sights on local government

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With elections a week away, attacks on ward councillors are bad for democracy and reflect the country’s organised crime problem. A growing extortion ‘mafia’ is...

SANDF by the numbers

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The landward component of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is its single largest service with 36 952 personnel making up over half 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...