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Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Armed Forces Day 21 Feb...

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Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Thandi Modise, Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Mr Thabang Makwetla, Secretary for Defence, Ambassador Sonto Kudjoe, Chief of...

Ramaphosa highlights SANDF achievements in Armed Forces Day address

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President Cyril Ramaphosa used the platform provided by Armed Forces Day to bring home to South Africans at least nine occasions when the SA...

Rail transport for Ratels – first time in 20 years

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Armed Forces Day this year is of necessity, due to the financial crunch the national defence force is in and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...

Mpumalanga to host Armed Forces Day 2022

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Next week, Mpumalanga will become the last province in the current round to host an Armed Forces Day commemoration, with events planned for Barberton...

No confirmation – yet – of Armed Forces Day 2022

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February 21 - the central date for the national defence force’s annual showcase Armed Forces Day event – is fast approaching and as yet...

Speech: Ramaphosa on Armed Forces Day

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Message by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Commander-In-Chief of the South African National Defence Force, on the occasion of Armed Forces Day 21 February 2021. Minister of Defence...

Commander-in-Chief lauds soldiers for COVID-19 “confrontation”

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President Cyril Ramaphosa used a downscaled Armed Forces Day parade at the Castle of Good Hope on 21 February to stress the important contribution...

COVID-19 puts paid to Armed Forces Day 2021

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There will be no Armed Forces Day/Week event this year. The event is the single largest internal SA National Defence Force (SANDF) one annually and...

National State of Disaster will determine Armed Forces Day 2021 fate

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Next year marks the end of the first provincial cycle of Armed Forces Day events with Mpumalanga set to host the February event –...

AFD Parade 2020

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) held a parade in Polokwane on 21 February to celebrate Armed Forces Day (AFD). The parade included all...

Mapisa-Nqakula hands over old age home following SANDF renovations

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on 20 February handed over an old age home in Limpopo after it was renovated by the...

Rooikat crashes into fence during SANDF Armed Forces Day Capability Demo...

A South African Army Rooikat armoured car damaged a fence in a minor vehicle mishap at the Roodewal weapons range outside Polokwane on 17...

Armed Forces Day celebrations start with a bang

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The activities leading up to Armed Forces Day on 21 February started with a bang on Friday the 14th when the South African National...

Project Palama alive and well

At the Armed Forces 2020 media launch on 29 January, Acting Chief of the SA Army, Major General "Mannetjies" de Goede, spoke to defenceWeb...

SA Army looking forward to Armed Forces Day

At the Armed Forces Day (AFD) Media Launch, defenceWeb sat down with Acting Chief of the SA Army, Major General De Goede, to discuss...

SANDF warns of extra military vehicles on the roads ahead of...

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has notified the public that there will be convoys of military vehicles travelling across the country to...

SA National Defence Force gearing up for huge display in Polokwane

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is preparing to host the ninth annual Armed Forces Day (AFD) in Polokwane, Limpopo, with activities to...

Polokwane to host Armed Forces Day 2020

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Armed Forces Day, or to be more exact Week, will be marked in landlocked Limpopo province next year. Provincial capital Polokwane will be host...

Western Cape special skills school is 2019 Armed Forces Day legacy...

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A Gugulethu school was the recipient of much South African Navy sweat equity last month ahead of Armed Forces Day in Cape Town. The Siviwe...

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