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Holomisa seeking another oversight committee investigation

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Retired general and sitting parliamentarian Bantu Holomisa wants one of Parliament’s two defence oversight committees to investigate what he alleges is abuse of office...

Mapisa-Nqakula financial abuse allegations not going away

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A pair of parliamentarians are not ready to accept an explanation of being sent “from pillar to post” and want the Joint Standing Committee...

Backlog of NCACC approvals for two Gulf States

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The South African defence industry is deeply dependent on exports to the Gulf Region but exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates...

Time the NCACC is treated as the “crucial entity” it should...

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The National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC) is seen by at least one respected military analyst and observer as “a crucial entity whose decisions...

Cuban drug task team report not available for Parliamentary oversight meeting

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New Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise did not have to face hostile questions on the apparently illegal acquisition of an unregistered Cuban...

JSCD updated on Op Vikela, South Africa’s commitment to SADC Mission...

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Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s final contribution as defence minister was informing the Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) that President Cyril Ramaphosa was asked to reduce...

JSCD concerned about intelligence shortcoming during civil unrest

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Intelligence, more specifically a lack of it, as well as unsuitability of current SA Army equipment to deal with civil unrest are two over-riding...

Parliamentarians question intelligence during Durban oversight visit

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A major impression, apart from police and soldiers doing their best to keep a lid on possible further looting and violence in KwaZulu-Natal, is...

Call for SA intelligence community to stand up on civil unrest...

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) wants South Africa’s intelligence community “critically involved in understanding and characterising” civil unrest and violence that rocked...

Defence oversight committees note Mapisa-Nqakula’s affordable defence ambition plan

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The man at the helm of Parliament’s defence oversight committees sees the development of a policy position on an affordable level of defence ambition...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...