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Mabuza meeting military veterans in Polokwane

Deputy President David Mabuza’s ongoing engagement with military veterans tomorrow (Saturday, 5 June) sees him in Polokwane to assess how the Limpopo provincial government...

Improvement expected in military veterans’ affairs with own budget

South Africa’s military veterans now have an own budget rather than being an add-on to the defence budget, the senior government representative with special...

Speech: Mabuza on engagement with military veterans

Opening remarks by Deputy President David Mabuza during the Gauteng Hybrid Provincial Engagement with Military Veterans, 9 April 2021. Allow me to firstly extend my...

Government working towards improving lives of military veterans

Government has established a Technical Task Team to provide technical support as well as to facilitate the implementation and monitoring of the program of...

Military veterans to be part of rail infrastructure protection project

Efforts proposed by Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula to protect rail infrastructure include military veterans working with railway police on long distance train corridors. It is...

Military veterans’ affairs remain under the microscope

The increasing level of attention given to military veterans and, in many instances, their plight, is evident in actions of both The Presidency and...

Defence Minister taken to task for non-attendance at oversight meetings

Parliament’s Select Committee on Security and Justice (SCSJ) used a briefing by retired general Derrick Mgwebi, acting Director General of the Department of Military...

Presidential military veterans’ task team identifies seven action areas

Support for military veterans and ensuring those entitled to it receive it, is a top priority for the Presidential task team on military veterans...

Are military veterans creeping up government’s priority list?

Indications are government, not only in the form of its designated national department, is knuckling down to improve the lot of South Africa’s military...

DMV assists veterans with benefits ranging from healthcare to housing

Performance targets set by the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) in its effort to assist former and retired soldiers all, with one exception, fell...


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...