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Big illicit cigarette bust by gunners

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The wider commitment of the SA Army to executing its border protection tasking sees units and regiments from formations other than infantry deployed to...

Maintenance and replacement parts for SAAF C-130BZs

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The major movers of men and materiel in the SA Air Force (SAAF) – 28 Squadron’s small and shrinking number of vintage C-130BZ Hercules...

Suspects acquitted of white farmer murder that sparked riots in South...

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The suspects in the murder case of a white farmer in South Africa that last year triggered riots and stoked weeks of racial tensions...

SA’s grim crime picture “improving” – Police Minister Bheki Cele

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While the crime picture remains grim and not ideal, Police Minister Bheki Cele says it is certainly getting better. Contributing to this, he said, is...

Africom chief visits SA to strengthen defence ties

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As part of a regional visit, the US military's Africa Command chief, General Stephen Townsend, has met with senior members of the South African...

10 000 rapes in three months “deeply disturbing” – Police Minister...

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Police Minister Bheki Cele says the rape of 10 000 people in three months in South Africa is a “deeply disturbing disgrace”. This comes as the...

Military discipline not properly enforced says DFSC

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Pillars in defence forces and militaries worldwide are command, control and discipline with all three to a greater or lesser extent under the microscope...

Conditions of service top complaints list to Military Ombud

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The Military Ombud received almost four times as many complaints about conditions of service in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) than bad and...

Analysis: A friend in need – A call for rejuvenating US-South...

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With its emerging emphasis on strategic competition, the United States must focus on renewing its engagement with potential allies on the African continent. The rise...

Sabotage claims by Eskom CEO

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Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter said South Africa could have been plunged into Stage Six load shedding or worse had alleged saboteurs succeeded...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...