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South Africa’s Cuban connection questioned again

The apparent preoccupation some in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet have with Cuba again manifested itself in the form of current Human Settlements, Water and...

Cuban Embassy delegation visits SAAF Museum

A delegation from the Cuban Embassy together with a representative of the Cuban Co-operation Brigades in South Africa has paid a visit to the...

SACP defends SANDF’s controversial COVID-19 drug procurement

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has defended the SA National Defence Force’s (SANDF’s) controversial acquisition of the drug Heberon from Cuba. In a statement...

SANDF acquisition of non-approved Cuban COVID-19 drug draws more criticism

The decision to import Cuban medication to provide heightened protection against COVID-19 for soldiers at a cost in excess of R200 million, apparently contradicting...

SANDF defends acquisition of interferon drug from Cuba

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has issued a statement defending its controversial acquisition of Heberon, meant to treat COVID-19, from Cuba, following...

SANDF refutes claims it inadvertently destroyed Cuban COVID-19 drug

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has refuted reports that it inadvertently destroyed COVID-19 medication from Cuba by leaving fridge doors open, but...

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...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...