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No Public Protector sanction for Mapisa-Nqakula’s 2020 Zimbabwe flight

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Current National Assembly (NA) Speaker and former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was “sufficiently sanctioned” for the Zimbabwe “taxi flight” two years...

Migration and world peace highlighted by top SA government appointees

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A senior South African Parliamentary official wants “no effort spared” to rid the world of conflict with a Cabinet Minister calling for a “transparent...

NA Speaker wants a stop to unconstitutional changes of government

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National Assembly (NA) Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula added her voice to that of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa calling for a stop to unconstitutional changes...

Former SA defence minister to be part of Russia/Ukraine mediating team

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Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, until last August South African Minister of Defence, will be part of an Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) task force that will mediate the...

Booze, chopping boards and flowers listed as ministerial gifts

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According to an official Parliamentary document, immediate past defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula declared wooden chopping boards, a flower bouquet, bottle of...

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...

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...

Mapisa-Nqakula apologises, admits civil unrest was insurrection

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Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula made an about turn on comments that South Africa's unrest amounted to a counter revolution and now agrees with President...

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...

Cuban military mechanics not a security threat – Mapisa-Nqakula

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There’s no need for concern about any compromise of security in the national defence force regarding what Cuban military mechanics and technicians are seeing...

Defence Minister to answer National Council of Provinces questions

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The military veterans’ component of Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s portfolio will be to the fore on Thursday when she answers questions in the National Council...

SEA offenders to be speedily dealt with in the military

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In the short space of two months, officials and officers from Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Department of Defence (DoD) and SA National Defence Force (SANDF)...

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...

8000 SANDF personnel deployed during pandemic

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Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the national defence force deployed more than 8 000 personnel to the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past...

Sandu seeking millions for soldiers suspended after Union Buildings march

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South Africa’s largest military trade union wants government in the form of its Defence and Military Veterans Minister to pay R24 million to just...

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...

Mapisa-Nqakula’s SEA task team proposes “a small start” for defence SMC

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One recommendation of the ministerally appointed task team on sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is the establishment...

Mapisa-Nqakula names task team for Interferon investigation

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has gone to the wider intelligence community in naming a task team to “investigate the veracity of...

Budget cuts a recipe for SANDF disaster

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“The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is now in a full-blown crisis,” is African Defence Review (ADR) director Darren Olivier’s curt summation of the...

Mapisa-Nqakula a ministerial COVID-19 vaccination committee member

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In addition to being a National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) member, Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been appointed to the inter-ministerial...

Mapisa-Nqakula again questioned on Harare flight

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was, along with other Cabinet ministers from the justice, peace and security clusters, in the firing line...

More questions about ZS-NAN’s September Zimbabwe flight

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Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s September flight to Zimbabwe has earned her “sufficient sanction” in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s words, but it appears the so-called "Uber flight"...

“Sufficient sanction” applied for Ministerial Harare flight

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, also commander-in-chief of the country’s armed forces, deems the Harare “lift” flight issue over. Replying in writing to a question...

More questions on Defence Minister’s Harare flight

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Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s September trip to and from Harare with senior ruling party members is not being forgotten, with the Freedom Front Plus (FF+) adding...

Harare flight costs not yet paid – Mboweni

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Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has not reported to President Cyril Ramaphosa on the ANC paying its share of the SA Air Force (SAAF) flight to...

ANC says it paid for Harare flight but DoD confirmation still...

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Indications are Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has not yet followed up on a Presidential instruction to inform him the ANC settled...

Mapisa-Nqakula falls foul of SCOPA member

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was taken to task for reportedly saying she did not have any problem with illegal border crossings. She...

Discrepancies in Ministerial reports on Harare flight

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A thorough study of reports by the defence and military veterans minister on her Harare flight with an ANC delegation “hitching a ride” as...

ANC billed R105 000 plus for SAAF jet flight

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The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has been billed R105 545.46 by government in the form of the Secretary for Defence to cover costs of...

Mapisa-Nqakula to explain Harare flight to Parliamentary oversight committee

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Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is not going to be allowed to go quietly into her period of presidentially enforced “penury”, with Parliament’s Joint Standing...

No bailout, no Denel – Mapisa-Nqakula

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A further acknowledgement of the sorry state Denel finds itself in comes from Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula who, in response to...

Extra costs for Harare flight likely to be “only a few...

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A ruling party apology and offer to pay costs incurred in the now infamous ZS-NAN flight to and from Harare is not likely to...

Defence Minister’s report on Harare flight reaches Ramaphosa’s office

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President Cyril Ramaphosa should act immediately and “not wait for (Defence and Military Veterans Minister) Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s compilation of yet another report to exonerate...

Defence Minister questioned on topics ranging from mental health to vehicle...

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In the first seven months of this year Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula provided written responses to 17 questions posed by Members...

Defence Minister calls on fire-ravaged East London settlement

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Parts of East London’s Duncan Village, decimated by fire last month, was on the receiving end of the Defence and Military Veterans Minister’s interpretation...

Parliament hears defence budget is insufficient

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South Africa’s defence budget has, according to Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, “been cut beyond the bone” with major acquisition projects for...

In the eye of the storm – Defence against the pandemic

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Speech by Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula during a mini plenary session to debate the adjusted Department of Defence budget vote in...

Mapisa-Nqakula in self isolation

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has recovered from COVID-19 a Cabinet statement today said. The Minister’s husband, Charles, a former defence minister and...

Defence Minister rebukes DA for soldier sexual abuse comments

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The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans has rebuked “misinformed insinuations” by a Democratic Alliance (DA) member of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). Following...

Mapisa-Nqakula tells NCOP no problems with Turkish munitions sale

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The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans used a National Council of Provinces (NCOP) question session this week to support the sale of munitions...

Sailors and soldiers shoulder to shoulder in Western Cape coronavirus prevention

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The latest stop on Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula coronavirus awareness visits to bases and facilities around the country was Western Cape. She...

Minister at Infantry School on COVID-19 awareness visit

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula went to Oudtshoorn this week to see how the current intake of military skills development (MSD) volunteers...

Ministerial SEA task team a highlight of 2019 for Mapisa-Nqakula

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Current Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is the second longest serving in the portfolio since democracy and she will not look back...

Feature: South Africans must decide on the defence force they want,...

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is on record as saying “South Africans must decide on the defence force they want” and while...

SAAF could come to “a grinding stop” – Mapisa-Nqakula

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Yet another underwhelming reply to a Parliamentary question raises further doubt about the ability of the SA Air Force (SAAF) to remain a force,...

Ill-discipline and misconduct in the SANDF a concern for Mapisa-Nqakula

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is not happy about the high rates of ill-discipline and misconduct in the SA National Defence Force...

Time for South Africa to decide on the defence force it...

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An irate Democratic Alliance (DA) MP maintains it’s time those in charge of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) “lock themselves in a room...

Defence Minister confident her department can overcome financial misconduct

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula manages and oversees a department that is regularly on the receiving end of qualified audit opinions from...

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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