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Department of Military Veterans faces challenges to meet education benefits

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The Department of Military Veterans (DMV) is, according to acting director retired general Derrick Mgwebi, looking at solutions to ensure it can...

Veterans Military Fair

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Edenvale in Gauteng is the place to be on Saturday, July 21, if you are a collector of military memorabilia in any...

DoD benefits delivery to veterans better in some areas than others

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Deputy Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Kebby Maphatsoe, told Parliament the military veterans part of the portfolio had not performed well in...

Zimbabwe veterans’ pensions increased

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa said pensions and allowances for veterans of Zimbabwe's independence war would be increased, days after government announced a 10%...

Sisulu still beating the drum for military veterans

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Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu wants South Africa to allocate at least 30% of houses being built nationally to be allocated...

Mapisa-Nqakula on military veterans at the National Council of Provinces

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According to Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, the military veterans' database is the baseline for determining beneficiaries in the Department...

Military veterans rate a mention in Presidency statement on achievements, but...

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The delivery of some benefits government has approved for military veterans increased in the just completed financial year, according to a statement...

Maphatsoe meets Military Ombud

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The man at the helm of military veterans' affairs in South Africa this week met with the country's military ombudsman to cement...

DMV called to task for not building houses for military veterans

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A parliamentary committee has expressed "grave concern" over the lack of housing provided by the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) following a...

Zimbabwe threatens “traitorous” war veterans after Mugabe attack

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Zimbabwe's government denounced leading independence war veterans as traitors at the weekend for an unprecedented attack on ageing President Robert Mugabe and...

Women military veterans now have their own association

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South Africa's female military veterans have organised an association to pursue and promote, among others, economic empowerment. Sally Dlamini of the MK Military...

US military veterans coming to help in the fight against rhino...

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A group of American military veterans plans to train rangers at private wildlife farms and reserves in South Africa where rhino poachers...

More money for military veterans department

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The Department of Military Veterans plans to greatly roll out benefits to military veterans over the next couple of years, with a...

Speech: Mapisa-Nqakula at the Military Veterans Indaba

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Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula' closing remarks at the Military Veterans Indaba 2015, 16th July, Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg. Programme Director Representatives of SANMVA Representatives of various...

Medal parades for veterans cost R46 million

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Three medal parades last year for MK veterans, where 540 old soldiers were honoured for their service, cost the Department of Military...

New military veterans organisation has R300 million to disburse

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The six-strong executive of the newly formed SA National Military Veterans association (SANMVA) will oversee the allocation of R300 million worth of...

Next roll-out of veterans healthcare cards to start tomorrow

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As from tomorrow the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) will start issuing medical health cards to 4 800 veterans. The latest roll-out of...

Veterans status of 14 000 fighters confirmed

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The first round of military veterans verification in Johannesburg six months ago has resulted in 14 000 former combatants confirming their status...

Military veterans verification process to be reviewed and fast-tracked

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The Department of Military Veterans (DMV) will put measures in place to prevent fraud and criminality in the verification of military veterans...

Ministerial level meeting sets the tone for national military veteran’s organisation

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A five-strong delegation from the SA National Military Veterans Organisation (SANMVA) met with both the Minister and Deputy Minister of Defence and...

Military veterans to help beef up rural economies

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Plans to utilise the expertise of military veterans in the development of rural economies across the country are expected to be finalised...

Former APLA soldiers to be part of veterans’ dispensation

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Concerns that Apla (Azanian People's Liberation Army) veterans are being left out of the loop in the new veterans' dispensation have been...

More veterans to receive health benefits

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Another step on the road to providing social and other services to South Africa's military veterans comes with the continuation of the...

Military veterans’ verification starts

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Non-Statutory Force (NSF) military veterans can report for verification and addition to the national veterans' database in Johannesburg from tomorrow. "The verification process...

Makwetla to address veterans in Eastern Cape

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Deputy Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thabang Makwetla will have a spring in his stride when he walks up to the podium...

Veterans’ benefits starting to come through

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The country's military veteran corps can offer a salute of gratitude to the compilers of this year's budget as commitments made by...

Minister must account for military veterans database registration chaos

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Opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) Shadow Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Shahid Esau says defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will have to...

Military veterans database registration poorly handled: DA

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The opposition Democratic Alliance party is calling on Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to extend the deadline for the...

Military pensions

defenceWeb is receiving its share of calls, emails etcetera from former national servicemen who served in the SA Defence Force believing the...

Veterans registration underway

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The Departments of Defence and Military Veterans are currently busy registering military veterans of all backgrounds, the Afrikaans newspaper, Beeld, reports.   Defence...

Remember the fallen

Eleven o' clock this morning marked the moment when 93 years ago – to the minute - the "war to end all...

Fund to help veterans launch businesses

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Military veterans will soon get their own investment arm – similar to the now defunct Umsobomvu Youth Fund – which will offer...

MK vets air dirty laundry

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Members of the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association have lodged fraud and theft complaints with the police's Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation,...

MPs sign off on Military Veterans’ Bill

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Lawmakers on Wednesday finalised and adopted the Military Veterans Bill, but questions remain about how much the benefits in the Bill will...

Unabridged statement: South African Legion of Military Veterans on Mil Vets...

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, South Africa's first democratically elected President, told the assembled South African and Commonwealth veterans at the British...

Veterans need dignity: Sisulu

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Even though the Veterans have made great sacrifices for South Africa, South Africa has not given them the most basic honour they...

From editor to donkey

There is a very good reason journalists should attend events rather than rely on media statements: to make sure they actually happen....

Vet task team hands report to Sisulu

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South African Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Lindiwe Sisulu this morning received what her office is calling a "much awaited report...

A good 2010 for military vets?

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President Jacob Zuma yesterday promised a happy new year to military veterans. He reminded that government earlier this year appointed a task team...