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Heberon acquisition wasted R260 million

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The Department of Defence’s acquisition of R260 million worth of Heberon from Cuba to treat COVID-19 patients was for nought as the drug is...

Army bakeries are “bizarre”

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A decision, seemingly taken by the command of the SA Army Support Formation, to set up on-base bakeries is “bizarre”. This was how Democratic Alliance...

Soldiers reportedly taking bribes at Beitbridge port of entry

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Not content with illegally entering South Africa, smugglers, undocumented persons and vehicle thieves have apparently added bribery to their list of criminal offences according...

Time for rethink on SANDF structure and operations

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is by and large a force based on conventional warfare with added experience of urban, rural and border...

Repurposing of SANDF needed to tackle terrorism and border insecurity –...

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The insurgency by Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ) in northern Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado has provided an opportunity for Southern African Development Community (SADC) member...

Shadow defence minister highlights importance of South Africa’s role in Cabo...

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South Africa has an economic and regional interest in securing Cabo Delgado from the insurgency led by Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah (ASWJ), according to...

Defence Minister’s intermediary force suggestion draws flak

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An apparent need for a “special intermediary force” to handle violence and unrest inside South Africa suggested by new Defence and Military Veterans Minister...

New Defence Minister offered assistance to revitalise SANDF

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A firm offer of assistance to ensure best possible utilisation of South Africa’s military in the widest interests of all the country’s citizens, its...

Pietermaritzburg “provocation” incident raises ire and questions

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Two senior parliamentarians weighed in on the apparent “accosting” of an on duty soldier by a civilian, maintaining it appears to be “extreme provocation”...

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...

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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...