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Mabuza maintains government “committed” to military veterans

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Deputy President David Mabuza told military veterans in Bloemfontein government is “committed to resolving their challenges and giving them quality services”. The South African number...

Saloojee back at Denel

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Former Denel Chief Executive Riaz Saloojee, summarily dismissed along with two other senior executives at the height of State Capture machinations at the defence...

Attacks on Eskom technicians condemned

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State power utility Eskom says it is concerned with violent attacks on its technicians carrying out critical inspections and repairs in public spaces. At least...

Soldiers on border patrol confiscate illicit cigarettes worth R1 million

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South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers on border patrol have over the past week recovered a million rands’ worth of illicit cigarettes and...

SAS Spioenkop limping home from Mozambique

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That all is not well with SAS Spioenkop (F147) currently steaming home after an Operation Vikela deployment off Mozambique comes in a report by...

War College seemingly up and operational in Centurion

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Notwithstanding misgivings expressed three months ago, indications are the SA National War College (SANWC) is now based at a former hotel on the eastern...

First BMA deployments planned for 2022 second quarter

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The newest addition to South African government efforts to control the country’s lengthy land border – the Border Management Authority (BMA) – will see...

Reunert acquiring Etion Create

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Reunert has announced its acquisition of electronics equipment company Etion Create in order to expand its manufacturing and design capabilities and grow its international...

OSI’s INTS passes sea acceptance test for SA Navy’s new inshore...

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The Integrated Navigation & Tactical System (INTS) being supplied by OSI Maritime Systems for the South African Navy’s new multi-mission inshore patrol vessels (MMIPVs)...

Fellow Africans are not our enemies – Ramaphosa

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to exercise tolerance and to fight xenophobia in all its forms. This as the continent marks Africa...

21 new pilots at SAAF wings parade

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The South African Air Force has 21 new pilots in its ranks, after they were awarded their wings at a parade at Air Force...

Air Force Base Overberg honours fallen SAAF members

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On Friday 20 May, Air Force Base Overberg held a memorial service to honour members of the South African Air Force (SAAF) who passed...

Skukuza court hands down a combined 63 year sentence to poachers

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The Skukuza Regional Court on Tuesday handed down heavy sentences to rhino poachers in a move welcomed by South African National Parks (SANParks). Isaac Zitha...

Additional funds for anti-gang units, high-crime police stations

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Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says anti-gang units and police stations that fall within provinces that rank the highest in terms of reported crimes have...

Progress on military veterans’ issues disputed

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The official line that government “continues to make significant advances against a huge backlog” in dealing with military veterans’ affairs doesn’t ring true to...

Defence minister admits Badger IFV unlikely to happen

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The SA Army is unlikely to see any Badger infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) supposed to be procured under the more than a decade old...

Power back on at AFB Makhado after DPWI disruption

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The supply of electricity has been restored to Air Force Base (AFB) Makhado after a several day outage due to issues with the Department...

Department of Defence is willing, but lacks resources – Modise

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise, delivering her budget vote speech on Tuesday, has said that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

Soldiers prevent illegal livestock export

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Ongoing and often hazardous foot and mounted patrols along with stop and searches as well as observation posts paid off for two SA Army...

Defence Minister taken to task for “broken” SANDF

“Disaster”, “weak political leadership”, “broken entity” and “embarrassing” were some of the words used by the Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow defence and military veterans...

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