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Forty percent of illegally acquired Cuban COVID-19 drug reportedly unusable

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The senior command structure of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) responded – after a reminder – to the Public Protector for information on...

Border protection prevents drugs worth millions reaching South Africa

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People seeking a better life than what is on offer in their own countries continue illegal pilgrimages to South Africa as evidenced by the...

ISS: South Africa needs a murder reduction strategy

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The latest trends suggest a violent future for the country, which still has no national plan to tackle murder. Despite a year of lockdown restrictions,...

Leidos, Paramount USA and Vertex Aerospace enter final phase of SOCOM’s...

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Leidos has announced that its team, which includes Paramount USA, has been selected to enter the final phase of the US Special Operations Command's...

Documents: 2022 Military Skills Development application forms

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Military Skills Development (MSD) applications for 2022 are now open, with application forms to be completed by 30 July. The MSD system takes up to...

2022 MSD applications open this week

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There was no military skills development (MSD) intake this year due to widespread issues around preventing and limiting the spread of COVID-19. These have...

More voices added to anti-gun law change lobby

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Police Minister Bheki Cele’s plan to stop South Africans owning firearms for self-defence continues to be criticised with political parties and think tanks adding...

Gripen in ground run incident at AFB Makhado

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A 2 Squadron Gripen “incident” during a routine ground run was kept under wraps for over a month. Yet another sorry saga in the ongoing...

Opinion: Glimmers of hope!

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In the last few months it seems as though there is some momentum growing in the discussions around South African Defence capability. The positive...

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SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

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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...
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