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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula On Chartered Aircraft for Deputy President Ramaphosa's Visit to JapanStatement by the Minister of Defence on the public concerns regarding the chart
Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula On Chartered Aircraft for Deputy President Ramaphosa's Visit to Japan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Statement by the Minister of Defence on the public concerns regarding the chartered aircraft for Deputy President Ramaphosa's travel to Japan Good morning members of the media and to all in attendance Let me thank you for honouring our invite to be... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cyril on Gupta jet ‘all above board’INDEPENDENT MEDIADefence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula briefs the media abou
Cyril on Gupta jet ‘all above board’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIADefence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula briefs the media about the use by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of an aircraft owned by the Gupta family for an official state visit to Japan. Picture: Phill Magakoe Pretoria - The SANDF... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Minister says SANDF ignorantAs usual, today the Minister of Defense, Madam Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula was res
Minister says SANDF ignorant
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
As usual, today the Minister of Defense, Madam Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula was responding to another episode about the Guptas. Let me help interpret what she said about the hiring of private jets for the President and Vice President. According to her,... Read more
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The New Age
Women call for gender transformation in SANDFThe Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says in
Women call for gender transformation in SANDF
The New Age / Posted 3 days ago
The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says in order to secure the legitimacy of armed forces, the South African National Defence Force needs to overcome the country's legacy of gender discrimination. Mapisa-Nqakula... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Everything Was Done By the BookPretoria — Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says
Everything Was Done By the Book
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Pretoria — Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says everything was done by the book for the hiring of a private charted flight for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's official trip to Japan at the weekend. "Everything was... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rape accused Mandela grandson treated for PTSDThere is some disagreement as to whether he qualified to be treated at the faci
Rape accused Mandela grandson treated for PTSD
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
There is some disagreement as to whether he qualified to be treated at the facility - SA National Defence Force spokesman Brigadier Xolani Mabanga told the newspaper that people related to senior government officials could be treated there, while... Read more
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iol.co.za
Icon’s grandson a patient at 1 MilitaryJohannesburg - The rape accused grandson of a Struggle icon is being treated at
Icon’s grandson a patient at 1 Military
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - The rape accused grandson of a Struggle icon is being treated at the 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This was revealed on Friday morning to The Star by the National Prosecuting Authority... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Premier Supra Mahumapelo Signs Memorandum of Understanding With SANDF On Rural Development, 27 AugustPremier Supra Obakeng Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo will tomorrow, Thursday, 27 August
Premier Supra Mahumapelo Signs Memorandum of Understanding With SANDF On Rural Development, 27 August
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Premier Supra Obakeng Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo will tomorrow, Thursday, 27 August 2015 enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to signify the two parties' commitment to support... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Budget burdens bordersA large number of weapons and millions of rands in contraband and drugs were al
Budget burdens borders
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
A large number of weapons and millions of rands in contraband and drugs were also confiscated, the SA National Defence Force told the parliamentary portfolio committee on defence. Secretary of defence Sam Gulube said: "Our borders remain porous... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Soldiers disarmed by men with knives & pepper spray The men tied up the two soldiers with their boot laces and took their rifles
Soldiers disarmed by men with knives & pepper spray
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
The men tied up the two soldiers with their boot laces and took their rifles and ammunition. FILE: It’s understood the soldiers were at a guard house early on Monday morning when they were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sir Seretse Khama Soldiers Win Military ExerciseGaborone — 111 Medium Artillery Regiment (111MAR) from Sir Seretse Khama Base a
Sir Seretse Khama Soldiers Win Military Exercise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Gaborone — 111 Medium Artillery Regiment (111MAR) from Sir Seretse Khama Base are the champions of Botswana Defence Force (BDF) s Exercise Tough man 2015. The team managed to beat other 17 teams, walking away with medals and a trophy. Second and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Knives vs guns on Free State army baseTHE STARTwo soldiers at the Tempe military base in Free State were attacked and
Knives vs guns on Free State army base
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
THE STARTwo soldiers at the Tempe military base in Free State were attacked and robbed of their rifles and ammunition by two knife-wielding attackers. Photo: Phill Magakoe Bloemfontein – A manhunt has been launched after two soldiers at the Tempe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Special Central Executive Committee Meeting Outcomes As Held From the 12th - 13th August 2015 At Cosatu House, BraamfonteinThe Congress of South African Trade Unions has held its Special Central Executi
Cosatu Special Central Executive Committee Meeting Outcomes As Held From the 12th - 13th August 2015 At Cosatu House, Braamfontein
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Congress of South African Trade Unions has held its Special Central Executive Committee meeting at COSATU House, Braamfontein from the 12th-13th August 2015 after the recent successful Special National Congress in July 2015. The meeting was... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SANDF stand up to Darfur militiaThe platoon‚ led by a Lieutenant Phiri‚ of 8 South African Infantry Battalion‚
SANDF stand up to Darfur militia
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
The platoon‚ led by a Lieutenant Phiri‚ of 8 South African Infantry Battalion‚ was on August 18 escorting an United Nations team on a long range patrol to Selibilo village‚ 51km north of the SANDF base in the Darfur region. The militia stopped the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Army is combat-ready, says MasondoINDEPENDENT MEDIAChief of the SA Army Lieutenant-General Vusi Masondo. File pic
Army is combat-ready, says Masondo
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAChief of the SA Army Lieutenant-General Vusi Masondo. File picture: Masi Losi Pretoria - South Africa's soldiers are well prepared to defend the nation and to carry out international missions envisaged by government, Chief of the SA... Read more
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iafrica.com
Soldier hurt in SANDF training opA SANDF soldier was injured when he was hooked on a rope that was attached to a
Soldier hurt in SANDF training op
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
A SANDF soldier was injured when he was hooked on a rope that was attached to an Oryx helicopter a during a combat readiness exercise at the SA Army Combat Training Centre in Lohatlha in the Northern Cape. The incident happened in full view of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Soldier injured during SANDF training - Northern CapeLohatlha - A member of the South African National Defence Force was injured dur
Soldier injured during SANDF training - Northern Cape
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Lohatlha - A member of the South African National Defence Force was injured during a combat readiness exercise in Northern Cape, Chief of the SA Army, Lieutenant-General Vusi Masondo confirmed on Thursday. “We had a minor accident that happened... Read more
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iol.co.za
SANDF sued over ‘unfair’ recruitmentJohannesburg - The validity of the SANDF’s recruitment policy is set to be chal
SANDF sued over ‘unfair’ recruitment
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg - The validity of the SANDF’s recruitment policy is set to be challenged in the high court. The Limpopo-based Tebeila Institute of Leadership, Education, Governance and Training wants the court to declare the policy invalid and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Operation Fiela in action twice a weekCAPE ARGUSThe Cape Argus has learnt that the Presidency has been requested to a
Operation Fiela in action twice a week
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
CAPE ARGUSThe Cape Argus has learnt that the Presidency has been requested to allow the SANDF to rejoin Operation Fiela. File photo: Henk Kruger Cape Town - Operation Fiela-Reclaim has been instructed to conduct a minimum of two operations a week in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call for More Women in DefencePretoria — More women should be encouraged to join the ranks of the South Afric
Call for More Women in Defence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Pretoria — More women should be encouraged to join the ranks of the South African National Defence Force, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. As part of activities to commemorate Women's Month, the Minister told a gender conference at... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Protection of SA’s sovereignty no longer a male-only preserve‚ says defence ministerThe defence minister‚ in a Women’s Month address in Pretoria‚ said that the Sou
Protection of SA’s sovereignty no longer a male-only preserve‚ says defence minister
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
The defence minister‚ in a Women’s Month address in Pretoria‚ said that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) “has the largest contingency of women in our deployments in the country and the continent”. This‚ Mapisa-Nqakula said‚ “has been... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Nkandla matter is sub judice EFFJenna Etheridge, News24 A SANDF house at Nkandla. (Amanda Khoza, News24) Cape
Nkandla matter is sub judice EFF
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 A SANDF house at Nkandla. (Amanda Khoza, News24) Cape Town - The EFF has argued that Tuesday’s debate on a report by Parliament’s ad hoc committee on Nkandla could not go ahead, because "the matter is sub-judice". EFF MP... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SA soldiers aid shot Mozambican policemanThe incident occurred near the Lebombo border post on Friday evening just after
SA soldiers aid shot Mozambican policeman
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
The incident occurred near the Lebombo border post on Friday evening just after one of the South African soldiers conducting a foot patrol in the area‚ a Rifleman Mathebula‚ had liaised with the Mozambican policeman through the fence. “As they... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA army's Operation Young Eagle in full swing Soldiers train at the world’s second largest military training ground situate
SA army's Operation Young Eagle in full swing
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Soldiers train at the world’s second largest military training ground situated in Lohatla, Northern Cape. Soldiers from the 9 South African Infantry wait in Barkley West to be addressed by their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Embassy Hosts Logistics Workshop for South African National Defense ForceThe U.S. Embassy in Pretoria is hosting a week-long workshop on Life Cycle Mana
U.S. Embassy Hosts Logistics Workshop for South African National Defense Force
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria is hosting a week-long workshop on Life Cycle Management as part of a larger program on Logistics Development. The workshop, which began on Monday, August 3, 2015, will conclude with the participants receiving... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senior Command Staff GraduateGaborone — The Commandant at Defence Command and Staff College at the Botswana
Senior Command Staff Graduate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Gaborone — The Commandant at Defence Command and Staff College at the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), Brigadier Shadrack Moloi has advised senior command staff to deliver after a year-long course aimed at rejuvenating and empowering them. Giving a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maj. Gen. Segokgo Praises Military CollegeGaborone — The Deputy Commander of Botswana Defence Force (BDF) , Major General
Maj. Gen. Segokgo Praises Military College
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Gaborone — The Deputy Commander of Botswana Defence Force (BDF) , Major General Placid Segokgo says the Command and Staff College has continued to produce officers of repute since its establishment in 2007. Giving a keynote speech at the graduation... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nkandla: Defence minister to answerDOCNosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula faces questions from the DA over the construction of
Nkandla: Defence minister to answer
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
DOCNosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula faces questions from the DA over the construction of the clinic at President Zumas Nkandla. Photo: Siyasanga Mbambani/DoC. Johannesburg - The Nkandla saga refuses to go away despite a court challenge to force President... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SANDF gets combat readyMembers of the South African National Defence Force are carrying out a two week
SANDF gets combat ready
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
Members of the South African National Defence Force are carrying out a two week combat readiness exercise. FILE: The mission forms part of an operation dubbed Young Eagle. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN SANDF,South Africa National Defense Force... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man held after high-speed chase, shoot-outDurban - Police have arrested a suspect following a high-speed chase and a shoo
Man held after high-speed chase, shoot-out
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
Durban - Police have arrested a suspect following a high-speed chase and a shoot-out in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker said the incident took place on Thursday and saw a number of suspects manage to escape. One... Read more
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iol.co.za
Public input wanted on border billINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe Department of Home Affairs invites the public to make comm
Public input wanted on border bill
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe Department of Home Affairs invites the public to make comments on its proposed Border Management Agency Bill 2015. Johannesburg - Are you sick and tired of human trafficking? Are you aware of the illegal flow of unregistered... Read more
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The New Age
Police arrest taxi owner following armed robbery and high speed chase and shoot-outPolice have arrested a suspected following a high speed chase and a shoot-out i
Police arrest taxi owner following armed robbery and high speed chase and shoot-out
The New Age / Posted 24 days ago
Police have arrested a suspected following a high speed chase and a shoot-out in northern KwaZulu-Natal, police reported on Friday. Police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker said the incident took place on Thursday and saw a number of suspects manager... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nkandla an example of Zuma’s paranoiaGCISThe level of security at President Jacob Zumas private Nkandla home is unpr
Nkandla an example of Zuma’s paranoia
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
GCISThe level of security at President Jacob Zumas private Nkandla home is unprecedented, says the writer. Picture: Elmond Jiyane The level of security at President Jacob Zuma’s private Nkandla home does not seem to match the threat level posed to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Stats to show rise in violent crime - ISSINDEPENDENT MEDIAId like to see the minister and the police commissioner tellin
Stats to show rise in violent crime - ISS
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAId like to see the minister and the police commissioner telling us exactly whats going on with the crime situation," said Gareth Newham, head of the ISSs governance, crime and justice division. File picture: Motshwari... Read more
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iol.co.za
Glebelands slaughter needs to stopINDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice and witnesses at the UMlazi Magistrates Court after the
Glebelands slaughter needs to stop
iol.co.za / Posted a month ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice and witnesses at the UMlazi Magistrates Court after the murder of Sipho Ndovela on the court premises. Ndovela was a witness to the killing of one of his friends at Glebelands Hostel. New Community Safety and Liaison head... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conscripting SA's Youth - 'People Should Be Given a Choice'The City Press this week reported that the presidency's national steering commi
Conscripting SA's Youth - 'People Should Be Given a Choice'
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
The City Press this week reported that the presidency's national steering committee is considering the re-introduction of compulsory military service, perhaps as soon as next year. According to the report, the ANC believes military training may o... Read more

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