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UCT residence students pay tribute to SS Mendi

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On the Sunday closest to 21 February members of foreign diplomatic corps, South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel, veterans, University of...

Ramaphosa highlights SANDF’s achievements at Armed Forces Day

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South Africa's new Commander in Chief Cyril Ramaphosa underlined the achievements of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) during his first...

Waterjets a focus area of Project Syne frigate upgrade

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One of the items on the South African Navy's four Valour class frigates that will receive attention during Project Syne, for their...

Shrinking budget hits SA Navy operations

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The reduction in funding for the South Africa Navy is being felt in the operational budget, which is affecting fleet maintenance, but...

SAS Amatola to visit four African countries on her European tour

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The South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola will pay diplomatic visits to Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Angola and Namibia this year while en...

SA’s worst wartime naval disaster remembered from Cape Town to Europe

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Veterans' organisations and the defence department have commemorated South Africa's biggest wartime naval disaster, the loss of the SS Mendi in 1917,...

Zuma awards medals to Battle of Bangui soldiers in celebration of...

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Commander-in-Chief and President Jacob Zuma on Friday awarded medals to soldiers involved in the deadly Battle of Bangui in March last year...

Mendi heroes remembered

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Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and its predecessor, veterans' associations and the public recalled the sacrifice of the...

New technology tribute to SS Mendi chaplain

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On Tuesday the Duke of Kent, Commonwealth War Graves Commission president, will unveil a new style information panel at the Southampton (Hollybrook)...

Sisulu condemns piracy

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Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Lindiwe Sisulu has again spoken out against the scourge of piracy. Addressing the 10th South African-Botswana...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...