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Reserves contributing to Corona and Notlela

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The contribution of South Africa’s part-time soldiers to the one force concept is well illustrated by current deployments with 13 000 Reserve Force personnel...

Kenya closes borders to Tanzania and Somalia over coronavirus

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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday banned movement across the country’s borders with Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. He...

22 companies not enough for border protection

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South Africa has just 15 companies of soldiers deployed to safeguard its landward borders, but even the 22 companies that are planned would not...

Cigarettes, fake clothing and footwear confiscated by border patrols

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Soldiers have yet again seized hundreds of thousands of rands worth of illegal and counterfeit clothing and footwear destined for South Africa’s massive informal...

Feature: Challenges and successes define SANDF border operations

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has said it would be pure chaos on South Africa's borders if it was not...

SANDF “set up for failure” in Operation Corona – DA

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) maintains government's failure to "fully capacitate" the border protection tasking Operation Corona has "set up the SA National...

Soldiers on border duty seize and recover goods valued at R60...

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Soldiers from both the full-time and Reserve Force components of the SA Army continue patrolling South Africa's landward borders preventing undocumented people...

SANDF seizes contraband on SA-Mozambique border

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has seized contraband items worth R70 000 on the border between South Africa and Mozambique...

Joint Ops Northern Cape joins list of mobility package users

Next Wednesday sees the official roll-out of specially modified 4X4 vehicles for border protection at the Louisvale military base outside Upington in...

Op Corona deployment numbers set to stay at 15 companies

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The border protection tasking in the hands of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) will remain at the level of 15 companies...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...