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Difficult for citizens to become interested in defence as it is...

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Defence is not a vote-winning portfolio and because of this, there is very little to no party politics around defence, a webinar on the...

Senior management among first recipients on Defence COVID-19 vaccination schedule

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A schedule, without dates, has been released by the Department of Defence (DoD) for categories of personnel to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Senior management will...

Opinion: Economic recovery and the defence industry

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In his statement in early September after the Statistician General, Risenga Maluleke, released quarterly GDP statistics wherein South Africa’s GDP shrunk by 51%, President...

Defence committee mini-symposium presentations

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On 3 September, the Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) held a mini-symposium on the South African National Defence Force’s Force Design and Related...

IFS looking to add more value in the African aerospace and...

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) specialist IFS is targeting the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), South African Police Service (SAPS), defence companies and other...

China defence spending rise at three-decade low, still to grow 6.6%

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China’s defence spending this year will rise at the slowest rate in three decades but will still increase by 6.6% from 2019, as the...

High number of applicants for life threatening work shows magnitude of...

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When well over half a million South Africans, mostly aged between 18 and 34, apply for work that can see them facing life threatening...

Armoured combat vehicles lead defence exports

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Armoured combat vehicles lead defence exports “Made in South Africa” armoured combat vehicles continue to lead the way as the local defence industry puts most...

Mapisa-Nqakula addresses woman’s day parade

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Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, joined the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on 29 August in paying tribute to all...

Vietnam and South Africa continue to foster defence policy dialogue

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Vietnam and South Africa agree to maintain defence policy dialogue as they consider it to be an important mechanism in promoting the two countries’...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...