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Delville Wood Centenary: nationwide commemorations and a survivor’s story

Memorials and remembrance services have been held throughout South Africa to commemorate the sacrifice of soldiers who died 100 years ago in...

Politicians and military veterans remember Centenary of South Africa’s biggest battle

Commemorations are taking place throughout South Africa and the world for the Centenary of the Battle of Delville Wood, the bloodiest military...

Ceremonies in UK, France mark Battle of the Somme centenary

Soldiers, politicians, royalty and ordinary citizens stood in silence, heads bowed, on Friday in ceremonies across Britain and France to commemorate the...

SA to commemorate battle of Delville Wood

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa are in Paris to attend the 98th anniversary of the battle...

Last known Service person from WWI dies

The world's last known surviving Service person from the First World War has died aged 110. Florence Green, who served as a mess...


SANDF missing the communication target

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...