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Military Ombud to be part of Cuban COVID-19 drug investigation

A call has been made for the Military Ombud to investigate the reported R215 million spent importing an apparently unregistered COVID-19 drug by the...

Cuban automated shooting training for MSD volunteers

Cuban involvement in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is increasing with officers from the Caribbean island’s military imparting their musketry skills to Infantry...

SANDF welcomes Cuban health professionals to South Africa

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has welcomed a team of more than 200 Cuban doctors who arrived at Waterkloof Air Force Base...

Court orders discharged SAMHS trainee doctors be reinstated

The Pretoria High Court has ordered the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to reinstate 35 soldiers who were dismissed for allegedly deserting whilst...

Discharged SANDF medics in Cuba were not attending course classes

The 35 medics administratively discharged from the SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) after being absent without official leave (AWOL) from a Cuban training facility...

AWOL SA medics in Cuba administratively discharged

Indications are 35 SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) members will not be able to put the initials MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine) or its Cuban...

Cubans commemorate 31st anniversary of Cuito Cuanavale at Freedom Park

The Vice President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, Her Excellency Ines Maria Chapman Waugh...

SANDF members acquire specialist skills in Cuba

The latest fruits of the Cuba/South Africa military bilateral co-operation agreement come in the form of 33 SA National Defence Force (SANDF)...

SARS denies weapons on board flight to Cuba

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has refuted media reports that customs officials discovered R4 and R5 rifles, 7.62mm light machine guns...

SA vehicle simulators sent to Cuba for training purposes

The bilateral defence co-operation agreement between Cuba and South Africa now extends as far as sending heavy vehicle training simulators to the...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...