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Soldier’s body found in burnt out car

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmeded the murder of a soldier whose body was found in the boot of a state...

High Court sets aside Seriti Commission findings

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The findings of the Seriti Commission, established by former president Jacob Zuma, were set aside by the North Gauteng High Court. The Commission was...

Shoke telling Mpumalanga how defence can help the province

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South Africa’s most senior soldier, SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief, General Solly Shoke is this week in Mpumalanga “interacting with stakeholders and exchanging...

Special Forces boats, R200 million order book keep Veecraft busy

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Paramount subsidiary Veecraft Marine has an order book of more than R200 million, and has delivered over 60 vessels in various classes since inception...

Shoke tells soldiers to abandon entitlement

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South Africa’s top soldier General Solly Shoke used a recent parade at the SA Army Infantry School to urge military skills development (MSD) volunteers...

Suggestion for future defence funding to be mandate, not budget, driven

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A joint Department of Defence (DoD)/National Treasury (NT) task team paints a gloomy picture in terms of defence funding other than the allocation given...

ISS: A plan to end Cape Town’s violence

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It’s been three weeks since a battalion of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) was deployed to the crime-saturated Cape Flats. Last week,...

Yam highlights successes, challenges of budget-constrained SA Army

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South African Army Chief, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, has cautioned that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will struggle to face all South...

SANDF retains over R1 billion in UN refunds for DRC deployments

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Further clarity has been obtained on the mechanism used by Treasury to refund the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) for deploying South African...

SANDF deployment in Western Cape giving space for politicians and police

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The deployment of soldiers to the Cape Flats earlier this month was a turnaround by the ANC government. For years it has resisted calls...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...