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President hands over SS Mendi bell to Navy

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has handed over the brass bell belonging to the SS Mendi to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

No DMV support for Cape Town Mendi memorial service

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The apparent snubbing and withdrawal of financial assistance to an SAS Mendi memorial service in Cape Town has drawn an outraged reaction from Peter...

Ramaphosa to receive Mendi bell

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A massively important South Africa naval artefact today (Tuesday) comes home when President Cyril Ramaphosa accepts the SS Mendi ship's bell from...

Heroism of soldiers and sailors of the Mendi remembered

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South Africans have remembered the loss of the troopship SS Mendi, the worst maritime disaster in the country's history, at memorials throughout...

SS Mendi bell recovered after 100 years

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The ship's bell of the ill-fated SS Mendi has been recovered after decades of uncertainty about its whereabouts. The bell was left...

Memorial service marks centenary of the sinking of the Mendi

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A special ceremony was held in Cape Town on 26 February to honour the 616 South African men who died so tragically...

Zuma lays wreath, presents medals during wet Armed Forces Day

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President and Commander-in-Chief Jacob Zuma on Tuesday laid a wreath to honour those who died in the sinking of the SS Mendi...

Amatola departs on epic European adventure

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The South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola departed Naval Base Simon's Town on 16 January on a 96 day operational, commemoration and...

SAS Amatola to visit four African countries on her European tour

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The South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola will pay diplomatic visits to Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Angola and Namibia this year while en...

Navy to deploy frigate to Europe for commemoration, exercises

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The South African Navy (SA Navy) frigate SAS Amatola (F145) will be deploying to the United Kingdom and Germany in the new...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...