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“Super camps” for Nigerian soldiers

When Islamic State gunmen stormed the Nigerian town Magumeri on of August 21 they had free rein. Nigerian soldiers left the town earlier under...

Minister says soldiers on Cape Flats having success

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National Council of Provinces (NCOP) members heard from the Defence and Military Veterans Minister that the deployment of soldiers to the Cape Flats was...

Army protects Eskom workers in Khayelitsha

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“The army is here to intimidate us” says Qandu-qandu informal settlement resident. About a month ago, the South African National Defence Force was deployed to...

Soldier’s body found in burnt out car

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmeded the murder of a soldier whose body was found in the boot of a state...

SA Army budget remains static

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The Landward Defence component of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will make do with only a slight increase in funding over the...

Sudan army will not allow the state to collapse

The Sudanese army issued a statement saying it would not allow the state to collapse, following weeks of protests demanding an end to President...

Bogus soldiers behind Zimbabwe beatings

Zimbabwe’s army said soldiers accused of beating residents following protests over fuel price hikes were impostors who tarnished the name of the military. Security forces...

Military show of strength amid Zimbabwean protests

Zimbabwe's military put on a show of force to deter further unrest after at least three deaths in violent protests over steep fuel price...

Nigerian army base attacked, soldiers killed

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Militants killed around 100 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on an army base, security sources said, blaming Islamic State West Africa. The toll...

Army, separatists clash in Cameroon

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At least 15 people were killed in a new bout of fighting between Cameroon army troops and separatist rebels, the two sides...

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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...