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Coronavirus testing teams in South African townships

The South African government is sending testing teams to the country’s townships as it ramps up efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus,...

More openness needed from the SANDF on deployments

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It’s apparently either “policy” or “practice” in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) not to make public the names of deployed regiments and units...

SA man shot by cop, security guard

South African police said a policeman and security guard shot a man dead during the coronavirus lockdown. Police officers encountered men drinking in a tavern...

C-in-C and Defence Minister tell soldiers “no excessive force”

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President Cyril Ramaphosa again stressed South Africa’s security personnel “must act within the law at all times” during the coronavirus lockdown and his defence...

MAVTECH’S Vehicle Auxiliary Control Systems (VACS) now in service with various...

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MAVTECH TECHNOLOGIES has over years designed, developed and supplied a long list of Vehicle Auxiliary Control Systems tailored to customers’ requests. These systems range...

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...

South Africa’s lockdown struggles

Bustling streets and long queues at supermarkets highlighted South Africa’s struggle to adapt to a new lockdown on Friday, as the country recorded its...

Russian Navy vessels arrive in Cape Town amid COVID-19 lockdown

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Two Russian Navy ships of the Baltic Fleet arrived in Table Bay Harbour on Monday morning, but all planned activities have been curtailed due...

Alleged lockdown soldier brutality to be investigated

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The first days of South Africa’s national coronavirus lockdown have seen allegations of unnecessary brutality and violence by soldiers which are going to find...

UCT develops app to track coronavirus patients

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After South Africans commenced a 21-day lockdown on 26 March, a group of researchers from the University of Cape Town (UCT) continued working on...

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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...