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The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale remembered

South Africa’s Department of Military Veterans (DMV), part of Minister Thandi Modise’s portfolio, has this month commemorated the December 1987 to March 1988 Battle...

Cuito Cuanavale commemoration

What has become popularly known as the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale was commemorated this week at Freedom Park, the first heritage project to rise...

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...

Former enemies visit key sites of the “Border War”

Veterans from both sides of the Border War have remembered their former comrades who died or were wounded in that conflict and are bringing...

The fog of war: How Cuito Cuanavale became a legend

One of the interesting aspects of researching the fighting in southern Angola in 1987/88 was finding how different the recorded facts were to popular...

Feature: Was Cuito Cuanavale an SADF objective?

There has been renewed interest in the final phase of South Africa's involvement in Angola 30 years ago, but it has been mired in...