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Daily Maverick
amaBhungane: The Smuggler, The Spook and The Grabberin Thaba Nchu. The corps is a little-known partnership between the department
amaBhungane: The Smuggler, The Spook and The Grabber
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
in Thaba Nchu. The corps is a little-known partnership between the department of rural development and land reform and the SANDF to give youth volunteers “character building and vocational skills” and includes a ten-week course of “military drills... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
We work together, we fight together, we die together - soldier at memorial servicethe families of the deceased to mourn their loved ones. "You have a right to c
We work together, we fight together, we die together - soldier at memorial service
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
the families of the deceased to mourn their loved ones. "You have a right to cry and grieve for your loved ones. As SANDF (South African Nation Defence Force), we have been hit by several thorns. The [crash] reminds us that life is too... Read more
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iafrica.com
50 learners injured in KZN bus crashcollision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further inve
50 learners injured in KZN bus crash
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.” The incident follows a similar accident last week, when ten SANDF personnel were killed in a bus crash in Mpumalanga. Approximately 40 people were in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
50 schoolkids hurt as bus rolls down embankment in KZNinvestigations‚” ER24 said. Rob Byrne posted an image of the bus on twitter.
50 schoolkids hurt as bus rolls down embankment in KZN
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
investigations‚” ER24 said. Rob Byrne posted an image of the bus on twitter. Eleven South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members were killed in when a bus rolled at Clarens in the Free State last Friday. The victims were all from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Work Together, We Fight Together, We Die Together - Soldier At Memorial Servicethe families of the deceased to mourn their loved ones. "You have a right to c
We Work Together, We Fight Together, We Die Together - Soldier At Memorial Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the families of the deceased to mourn their loved ones. "You have a right to cry and grieve for your loved ones. As SANDF (South African Nation Defence Force), we have been hit by several thorns. The [crash] reminds us that life is too... Read more
7d
iol.co.za
Leader of military scam now investigated for housebreakingwith salaries of up to R45 000 a month. People are promised "integration" into
Leader of military scam now investigated for housebreaking
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
with salaries of up to R45 000 a month. People are promised "integration" into the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), but must pay a joining fee ranging from R150 to R2000. Alexander is believed to have recruited over 5 000 hopefuls... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Expresses Condolences On Passing of SANDF Personnelhas extended his deepest condolences to the families of the eleven members of t
President Jacob Zuma Expresses Condolences On Passing of SANDF Personnel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
has extended his deepest condolences to the families of the eleven members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel who tragically died in a road crash this afternoon in the Free State province. "The nation is saddened by... Read more
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7d
AllAfrica.com
Botswana National Nabbed for Possession of Suspected Stolen Motor Vehicle and Unlicensed Firearmreceived information about two suspicious vehicles that were being chased by me
Botswana National Nabbed for Possession of Suspected Stolen Motor Vehicle and Unlicensed Firearm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
received information about two suspicious vehicles that were being chased by members of the South African Defence Force (SANDF) from Mabule village towards Mahikeng along Bray road. The police reacted to the information and proceeded towards... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Accident Reconstruction Experts Investigate SANDF Bus Crashscene. Several passengers sustained injuries ranging from serious to critical.
Accident Reconstruction Experts Investigate SANDF Bus Crash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
scene. Several passengers sustained injuries ranging from serious to critical. They were treated at the scene and taken to local hospitals. According to SANParks, the bus was transporting the SANDF employees to Basotho Cultural Village for an ev... Read more
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8d
Eye Witness News
Joint memorial to be held for Sandf bus crash victims on Wednesday Eleven soldiers lost their lives and 40 others sustained injuries when their
Joint memorial to be held for Sandf bus crash victims on Wednesday
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
Eleven soldiers lost their lives and 40 others sustained injuries when their military bus crashed in the FS. A bus crash has claimed the lives of 11 soldiers on the R712 near Golden... Read more
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8d
iol.co.za
Zuma pays tribute to SANDF crash familieswhom are women, are reported to have been on their way to a Women's Day event a
Zuma pays tribute to SANDF crash families
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
whom are women, are reported to have been on their way to a Women's Day event at the Basotho Cultural Village in Clarens. SANDF spokesman Brigadier-General Xolani Mabanga said 31 other members suffered various injuries and three were in critical... Read more
8d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Names of SANDF members killed in Friday’s bus accident releasedThe names of 11 South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members killed in
Names of SANDF members killed in Friday’s bus accident released
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
The names of 11 South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members killed in a bus accident at Clarens in the Free State on Friday have been released. The victims included a chaplain‚ Phumza Teledimo‚ 37‚ and four civilians - Lesego Cynthia... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Defence minister visits injured Sandf members after fatal bus crash The soldiers were travelling in a military bus when it rolled down an embankm
Defence minister visits injured Sandf members after fatal bus crash
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The soldiers were travelling in a military bus when it rolled down an embankment and overturned. FILE: The scene of the bus crash that has claimed the lives of 11 soldiers on the... Read more
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9d
Eye Witness News
Zuma sends condolences to families of SANDF members killed in bus crash The soldiers were on their way to a Women’s Day event at the Basotho Cultural
Zuma sends condolences to families of SANDF members killed in bus crash
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The soldiers were on their way to a Women’s Day event at the Basotho Cultural Village in Clarens. President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS President Jacob Zuma,Jacob... Read more
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9d
iol.co.za
ANC mourns death of SANDF crash victimsCongress has extended condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of t
ANC mourns death of SANDF crash victims
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Congress has extended condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members who died in a bus crash on the R712 in the Free State on Friday. Nine women died on the scene when the bus... Read more
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9d
iol.co.za
Zuma sends condolences to SANDF familiesJacob Zuma on Friday extended his condolences to the families of 11 women from
Zuma sends condolences to SANDF families
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Jacob Zuma on Friday extended his condolences to the families of 11 women from the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) who died in a military bus crash in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State. “The nation is saddened by... Read more
10d
Eye Witness News
RTMC experts sent to scene of deadly military bus crashof a military bus, which rolled down an embankment. A screengrab of the accide
RTMC experts sent to scene of deadly military bus crash
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
of a military bus, which rolled down an embankment. A screengrab of the accident scene. Picture: ER24 via Twitter. SANDF,RTMC,Bus accident,Golden Gate Highlands National Park JOHANNESBURG - The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC)... Read more
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10d
News 24 South Africa
Accident reconstruction experts investigate SANDF bus crashserious to critical. They were treated at the scene and taken to local hospital
Accident reconstruction experts investigate SANDF bus crash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
serious to critical. They were treated at the scene and taken to local hospitals. The 10th person died soon after arriving at a hospital. According to SANParks, the bus was transporting the SANDF employees to Basotho Cultural Village for an e... Read more
10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
SANDF bus crash death toll rises to 11One (01) member passed away en route to the hospital and another one (01) passe
SANDF bus crash death toll rises to 11
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
One (01) member passed away en route to the hospital and another one (01) passed away upon arrival at the hospital‚" the SANDF said. "There are thirty-one (31) members who have suffered various injuries with three (03) in a critical... Read more
10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
SANDF bus crash kills 10‚ injures scores of people in Free StateVermaak said that the incident took place at the Golden Gate Reserve on the R71
SANDF bus crash kills 10‚ injures scores of people in Free State
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Vermaak said that the incident took place at the Golden Gate Reserve on the R716. "At this stage we know that it is an SANDF bus. The bus rolled down an embankment and we know that at least 10 people have been killed‚” he said. Netcare 911... Read more
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10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Look! It's Minnie Dlamini in all her bikini gloryThe Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)‚ General Solly Sh
Look! It's Minnie Dlamini in all her bikini glory
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)‚ General Solly Shoke‚ has announced that 27 members - 19 uniformed members and 8 civilians – have been placed on leave on instruction Limpopo in order to allow for investigation into... Read more
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10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Style, luxury and class! A glimpse into Business Day's new digital platform Wanted OnlineThe Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)‚ General Solly Sh
Style, luxury and class! A glimpse into Business Day's new digital platform Wanted Online
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)‚ General Solly Shoke‚ has announced that 27 members - 19 uniformed members and 8 civilians – have been placed on leave on instruction Limpopo in order to allow for investigation into... Read more
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10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Proverb shares the cutest message with his fansThe Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)‚ General Solly Sh
Proverb shares the cutest message with his fans
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)‚ General Solly Shoke‚ has announced that 27 members - 19 uniformed members and 8 civilians – have been placed on leave on instruction Limpopo in order to allow for investigation into... Read more
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10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
27 SANDF being probed for fraud and corruptionThe Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)‚ General Solly Sh
27 SANDF being probed for fraud and corruption
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)‚ General Solly Shoke‚ has announced that 27 members - 19 uniformed members and 8 civilians – have been placed on leave on instruction Limpopo in order to allow for investigation into... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma opens the curtain on South African presidential funeralsPresident shall determine the length of the period for the lying-in-state. - T
Zuma opens the curtain on South African presidential funerals
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
President shall determine the length of the period for the lying-in-state. - The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) shall deploy a Guard of Honour for the arrival and removal of the remains from the venue of the lying-in-state. -... Read more
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14d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Monument for Khoi interpreter who helped create Afrikaans languageand the Khoi‚ Krotoa is also credited with being among the chief architects of
Monument for Khoi interpreter who helped create Afrikaans language
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
and the Khoi‚ Krotoa is also credited with being among the chief architects of the Afrikaans language‚ according to the SANDF. Minister Mapisa-Nqakula‚ as custodian of the Castle of Good Hope‚ an entity of the Department of Defence‚ will lead a... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Abducted’ soldier wins battle to get reinstatedFrom the start the SANDF did not believe his explanation that he was abducted a
‘Abducted’ soldier wins battle to get reinstated
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
From the start the SANDF did not believe his explanation that he was abducted and taken to initiation school. It also persisted with this during Mamasedi’s application to the high court. According to the SANDF, there is no proof that he was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Bail for Suspected Kriel Serial Hijackersone suspect was fatally wounded and two were critically wounded. During a sear
No Bail for Suspected Kriel Serial Hijackers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
one suspect was fatally wounded and two were critically wounded. During a search at the house police confiscated SANDF and security bullet proofs, commercial explosives, one R5 rifle, one R1 rifle, two R4 rifles, one AK 47s, one 9mm... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Vuwani voting stations close before 7pm cut-off timewere set up by Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) officials with the help o
Vuwani voting stations close before 7pm cut-off time
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
were set up by Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) officials with the help of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), closed before the cut-off time. One resident, who stood outside the voting station earlier, said she expected to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Voting off to slow start in Vuwani as residents stay awaybut he says they are going against what was a unified decision to boycott the e
Voting off to slow start in Vuwani as residents stay away
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
but he says they are going against what was a unified decision to boycott the elections. The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is monitoring the area, while helping police and officials set up tents. (Edited by Sh... Read more
26d
AllAfrica.com
Ready, Set, Vote!respond to situations if the need arises. President Zuma has authorised the em
Ready, Set, Vote!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
respond to situations if the need arises. President Zuma has authorised the employment of more than 2 000 members of the SANDF to assist the police to maintain law and order in the run up to and during the elections, in all nine... Read more
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26d
iol.co.za
Police, army out in force for pollswork is intelligence driven and so far we are happy with the information," he s
Police, army out in force for polls
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
work is intelligence driven and so far we are happy with the information," he said, speaking to The Star on Tuesday. "The SANDF are providing logistical support and we will use their helicopters. Safety and security will be provided by the SAPS... Read more
26d
iol.co.za
Vote to celebrate democracyin any political process leading to the elections. I have authorised the emplo
Vote to celebrate democracy
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
in any political process leading to the elections. I have authorised the employment of more than 2 000 members of the SANDF to assist the SAPS to maintain law and order in the run-up to and during the elections in all nine provinces. They will... Read more
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27d
iol.co.za
KZN election security measures revealedRoad Traffic inspectorate and 180 emergency medical rescue service were also de
KZN election security measures revealed
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
Road Traffic inspectorate and 180 emergency medical rescue service were also deployed. “There will be 170 members of the SANDF who will be on standby,” Kaunda added. A total of 1 300 crime prevention volunteers would work in partnership with law... Read more
27d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Military Police arrest three amid suspicion over a tenderon Tuesday. Two of the three suspects are employees of the company while the t
Military Police arrest three amid suspicion over a tender
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 27 days ago
on Tuesday. Two of the three suspects are employees of the company while the third suspect is a senior officer in the SANDF‚ who works at the base. The SANDF said the arrests took place on Monday and the suspects appeared in the Pretoria... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Celebrate Democracy - Go Votein any political process leading to the elections. "I have authorised the empl
Celebrate Democracy - Go Vote
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
in any political process leading to the elections. "I have authorised the employment of more than 2 000 members of the SANDF to assist the SAPS to maintain law and order in the run up to and during the elections, in all nine provinces. They... Read more
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27d
AllAfrica.com
State Security Ready to Make Elections Saferespond to situations if the need arises. President Zuma has authorised the em
State Security Ready to Make Elections Safe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
respond to situations if the need arises. President Zuma has authorised the employment of more than 2 000 members of the SANDF to assist the police to maintain law and order in the run up to and during the elections, in all nine... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Calls On All South Africans to Vote in the 2016 Local Government Electionsin any political process leading to the elections. I have authorised the emplo
President Jacob Zuma Calls On All South Africans to Vote in the 2016 Local Government Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
in any political process leading to the elections. I have authorised the employment of more than 2000 members of the SANDF to assist the SAPS to maintain law and order in the run up to and during the elections, in all nine provinces. They... Read more
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27d
Daily Dispatch
Missing shepherds safe and sound in the snowinvolving emergency experts from the SAPS, SAPS air wing, Joe Gqabi disaster ma
Missing shepherds safe and sound in the snow
Daily Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
involving emergency experts from the SAPS, SAPS air wing, Joe Gqabi disaster management, fire and rescue teams and the SANDF. The 45 herdsmen were trapped in high-lying areas above the villages of Vuvu, Satube and Lundini, where 50cm-deep snow... Read more
27d
iol.co.za
Barricade the borders!R4.9bn worth of vehicles are taken across the border. The SAPS referred the Da
Barricade the borders!
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
R4.9bn worth of vehicles are taken across the border. The SAPS referred the Daily News to the army for comment, but an SANDF spokesman could not be reached for comment at the time of publication. Johan Burger, a researcher at the Institute for... Read more
27d
iafrica.com
Zuma deploys 2000 soldiers for electionsSANDF officials are guarding the landing strip here at the Air Force Base in Pr
Zuma deploys 2000 soldiers for elections
iafrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
SANDF officials are guarding the landing strip here at the Air Force Base in Pretoria. Credit: Mia Lindeque/EWN JOHANNESBURG – President Jacob Zuma has deployed two thousand soldiers to help secure tomorrow’s elections, giving them a mandate to... Read more
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iol.co.za
KZN security measures for elections unveiledRoad Traffic inspectorate and 180 emergency medical rescue service were also de
KZN security measures for elections unveiled
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
Road Traffic inspectorate and 180 emergency medical rescue service were also deployed. “There will be 170 members of the SANDF who will be on standby,” Kaunda added. A total of 1 300 crime prevention volunteers would work in partnership with law... Read more
27d
Eye Witness News
Zuma deploys 2,000 soldiers to elections hotspots across SAhotspots across SA Jacob Zuma says the 2,000 soldiers will help maintain law a
Zuma deploys 2,000 soldiers to elections hotspots across SA
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
hotspots across SA Jacob Zuma says the 2,000 soldiers will help maintain law and order during and after the elections. SANDF officials are guarding the landing strip here at the Air Force Base in Pretoria. Picture: Mia Lindeque/EWN 2016 local... Read more
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27d
The Times & The Sunday Times
26 million voters, just one futuresaid Department of Defence spokesman Siphiwe Dlamini. "I have authorised the e
26 million voters, just one future
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 27 days ago
said Department of Defence spokesman Siphiwe Dlamini. "I have authorised the employment of more than 2000 members of the SANDF to assist the SAPS to maintain law and order in the run-up to, and during, the elections in all nine provinces," Zuma... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Fear No One, Exercise Your Right to Votebut will be called if the need arises for a supporting role, Phahlane said. "W
Fear No One, Exercise Your Right to Vote
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
but will be called if the need arises for a supporting role, Phahlane said. "We will not have boots on the ground from the SANDF because the policing of the elections is the mandate of the police. But the SANDF is playing a critical role as part of... Read more
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28d
Eye Witness News
Naval base burglary case postponedTown Magistrates Court today. Dillon Sewkumar and Duncan Gouviac, whose father
Naval base burglary case postponed
Eye Witness News / Posted 28 days ago
Town Magistrates Court today. Dillon Sewkumar and Duncan Gouviac, whose fathers are South African National Defence Force (Sandf) members at Simon’s Town naval base, have been charged with housebreaking, theft and contravening the Explosives... Read more
28d
iol.co.za
Alleged hijacker killed in shoot-out with policeat a hospital after sustaining injuries during the shoot-out. Police confiscat
Alleged hijacker killed in shoot-out with police
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
at a hospital after sustaining injuries during the shoot-out. Police confiscated six firearms, SA National Defence Force (SANDF) bullet proof vests, commercial explosives, four stolen vehicles – three BMWs, an Isuzu bakkie and a Chrysler... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Suspected Serial Hijacker Shot Dead, Seven Arrestedon the shoulder and is currently at the hospital in a stable condition. During
Suspected Serial Hijacker Shot Dead, Seven Arrested
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
on the shoulder and is currently at the hospital in a stable condition. During a search at the house police confiscated SANDF bullet proofs, commercial explosives, one R5 rifle, one R1 rifle, two R4 rifles, one AK 47s, one 9mm pistol, one LM... Read more
28d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Hawks profile suspects caught after Mpumalanga shootoutExplosives seized 3 x Hijacked BMW LMVs seized 1 x Opel Corsa LDV seized Severa
Hawks profile suspects caught after Mpumalanga shootout
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 28 days ago
Explosives seized 3 x Hijacked BMW LMVs seized 1 x Opel Corsa LDV seized Several bulletproof vests seized (SAPS, SAAF & SANDF) CAPT Botha (Shoulder GSW) & SGT Herbs (Left hand shrapnel) - get well soon - we are proud of you guys - Salute Let's... Read more
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iol.co.za
Former Navy employee’s son busted for ammo thefthave been recovered. Two suspects, aged 18 and 26, were nabbed in Military Roa
Former Navy employee’s son busted for ammo theft
iol.co.za / Posted a month ago
have been recovered. Two suspects, aged 18 and 26, were nabbed in Military Road, Steenberg, early on Thursday morning. SANDF spokesperson Brigadier General Xolani Mabanga says more arrests may follow. “One of the suspects’ fathers used to work... Read more
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