ARTICLES RELATING TO SANDF

SANDF to look into UN sex offender report

2015-06-25 18:15

The SA National Defence Force says it has noted a report alleging South African troops are the worst sexual offenders on UN peacekeeping missions.

Zuma, ministers hatched plot to allow Al-Bashir’s escape - report

2015-06-19 15:46

President Jacob Zuma and four Cabinet ministers hatched a plot to ensure Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s safe travel out of South Africa, it has been reported.

SA troops in Sudan feared the worst

2015-06-17 08:38

More than 800 terrified South African soldiers in Sudan feared the worst when their camp was surrounded by Sudanese troops, it has been reported.

EXCLUSIVE: SA troops 'held hostage' in Sudan over al-Bashir

2015-06-16 13:02

Sudanese troops held South African soldiers stationed in that country hostage during efforts to arrest President Omar al-Bashir, it has been revealed.

Army, cops descend on Cape Town suburb

2015-05-22 11:45

Residents of Ottery say it will take more than one major crackdown to clean the crime-ridden suburb, after police, army and metro police officers raided crime hotspots in an integrated operation.

Rights coalition slams Operation Fiela

2015-05-12 20:12

Naming a police and army operation which arrests foreigners ''Operation Fiela'', which translates to ''clean sweep'', implies that those arrested are ''rubbish'' and is counter to government's commitment to crack down on xenophobia, a rights coalition says..

SANDF chief logistic officer to be buried with full military honours

2015-05-10 16:05

SA National Defence Force’s chief logistics officer Lieutenant General Bongani Isidore Mbatha, who died last week, will be buried with full military honours.

Xenophobia: 338 soldiers deployed at a cost of R4m

2015-04-24 17:34

A total of 338 soldiers, expecting to cost just over R4m, have been deployed to help police following a spate of attacks on foreign nationals.

Zuma vows to tackle 'underlying' problems behind xenophobic attacks

2015-04-22 21:05

President Jacob Zuma has vowed to tackle the "underlying" problems behind the spate of recent xenophobic attacks, as troops were sent in to support police in a crackdown against attacks on immigrants that have left at least seven people dead.

Xenophobia: SANDF tight lipped on troop deployment

2015-04-22 14:51

Disclosing the army's whereabouts in KwaZulu-Natal would compromise operations, SANDF says.

 

SA troops amongst worst sexual offenders - UN report

2015-06-24 09:26

A United Nations report has revealed that South African soldiers are the worst sexual offenders on UN peacekeeping missions.

Not true that SA soldiers were held hostage in Sudan - SANDF

2015-06-17 09:19

The SANDF has rejected reports that South African troops were "held hostage" in Sudan.

Not true that SA soldiers were held hostage in Sudan - SANDF

2015-06-16 17:34

The SANDF has rejected reports that South African troops were "held hostage" in Sudan.

Gunfire returns to Cape Flats

2015-05-23 19:33

Gunfire has erupted again in Manenberg, on the Cape Flats, just days after a convoy of SAPS, soldiers and Metro police officers descended on the gang-infested community for a crackdown on drugs and guns.

Police, army swarm streets of gang-ridden Manenberg

2015-05-21 16:29

Continued calls for army intervention in gang-ridden Manenberg in the Western Cape have been answered, with the SANDF, SAPS and Metro police members swarming the streets.

SANDF raids case stands down for possible settlement

2015-05-12 13:32

Lawyers for Human Rights has asked that its urgent application relating to securing access to a group of people arrested during police and SANDF raids in Johannesburg be stood down for a possible settlement.

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Illegal immigrants arrested

2015-05-06 10:01
Over 160 people have been detained during raids in the Durban CBD. Hundreds of illegal immigrants were arrested, and quantities of heroin and weapons were seized. View the pictures here.

Over 160 people have been detained during raids in the Durban CBD. Hundreds of illegal immigrants were arrested, and quantities of heroin and weapons were seized. View the pictures here.

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Two arrested during Alexandra hostel raid

2015-04-23 08:50

Two people have been arrested following a second police and army raid in Johannesburg this week.

Nigeria summons SA ambassador over xenophobic attacks

2015-04-22 21:05

Nigeria's foreign ministry has summoned South Africa's High Commissioner over anti-immigrant violence in which at least seven people have been killed.

Some Alex residents welcome army deployment

2015-04-21 20:04

Some Alexandra residents have welcomed government's decision to deploy soldiers in xenophobic hot spots around the country, but others say this is only a temporary solution.

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