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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...

Will SecDef Kudjoe be the driver of change?

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Much has been said and papers with various levels of importance generated, including a Defence Review, with no discernible change in the structure of...

Forty percent of illegally acquired Cuban COVID-19 drug reportedly unusable

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The senior command structure of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) responded – after a reminder – to the Public Protector for information on...

Defence spending cuts will affect operational ability – DA

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Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentarian and eagle-eyed watcher of Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Department of Defence and Military Veterans (DoDMV) Kobus Marais is adamant inappropriate and...

Denel decay to be taken up in Parliament

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The decay at Denel has reached the stage where it is affecting combat readiness of especially the SA Air Force (SAAF) with a call...

Power cuts at SANDF bases and facilities not an option

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Last week’s black-out at the Dunnottar military base - the second in six months – is not an unusual occurrence at SA National Defence...

Defence Minister’s Zimbabwe flight questioned again as extra costs revealed

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula lost three month’s pay and the ruling party paid what it was told to for unauthorised use...

Call for SADC military intervention in Mozambique

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Last month’s escalation in violence in northern Mozambique appears to have sparked the sub-continent’s regional bloc into action with no less than six Southern...

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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...