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Parliamentary question asked about C-130BZ Cuba flight as SANDF still silent

With still no word from the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) on the recent C-130BZ Hercules flight to Cuba and back, an...

Destination of mystery air force Hercules flight revealed

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A South African Air Force (SAAF) C-130BZ Hercules transport aircraft recently photographed at the remote South Atlantic island of Saint Helena was...

SANDF Chief in Cuba for South African soldiers’ graduation ceremonies

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SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief, General Solly Shoke, was in Cuba recently for three military graduation ceremonies where South African soldiers...

South African “tiffies” being shown the way by Cuban military mechanics

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The Cuba/South Africa exchange of military skills has not only seen qualified mechanics from the Caribbean island nation putting their skills to...

Guantanamo detainee released to Cabo Verde

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The U.S. Defense Department on Sunday announced that a long-held inmate at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, Shawqi Awad Balzuhair, had been...

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dies aged 90

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Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied...

Cost of flying SANDF chief and “delegation” to Cuba close to...

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That close to half a million Rand can be spent on foreign air travel when key defence areas are being neglected,...

SANDF Chief visits Cuba, why asks the opposition

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The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party wants to know – and in full detail – why SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief,...

Guantanamo shrinking but Obama goal of closing prison still elusive

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Observed from behind a one-way mirror and heavy chain-link fence, a handful of bearded detainees in baggy t-shirts mill around inside a...

Solidarity not happy with Cuban technicians working on SA military vehicles

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Trade union Solidarity has criticised the Defence and Military Veterans Minister for her decision to outsource the SA National Defence Force's (SANDF)...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...