ARTICLES RELATING TO SANDF

Grenade attack: SANDF to aid probe

2015-09-01 17:55

Despite “strict measures” to prohibit soldiers from pocketing arms and explosives, a former soldier has allegedly purloined two hand grenades that he used to kill his wife.

Defence minister: Everything done by the book

2015-08-28 12:07

Correct procedures were followed in chartering a plane which happened to be owned by the Gupta family to take Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to Japan, the defence minister has said.

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SANDF to target young whites in recruitment

Lieutenant General Vusi Masondo says the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is committed to its policy of targeted recruitment to bolster the number of young whites in its ranks.

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Nkandla clinic crucial to help 'sick nation' - SANDF

2015-07-22 18:10

A clinic built for the Nkandla community, located within President Jacob Zuma's private residence, has not been in operation for years because it remains the subject of an investigation.

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The first media pictures of security installations outside President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home were taken on Wednesday morning, during a parliamentary ad hoc committee inspection of the homestead. The media were granted limited access to the homestead and were excluded from viewing security features such as  the swimming/fire pool, amphitheatre and visitors' lounge. Pictures: Tebogo Letsie/City Press

The first media pictures of security installations outside President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home were taken on Wednesday morning, during a parliamentary ad hoc committee inspection of the homestead. The media were granted limited access to the homestead and were excluded from viewing security features such as the swimming/fire pool, amphitheatre and visitors' lounge. Pictures: Tebogo Letsie/City Press

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Dhlomo praises EMS after dramatic mountain search

2015-07-15 20:26

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has praised the Emergency Medical Services team, who worked in conjunction with the SANDF and the Mountain Club of SA, to rescue a man stuck in the Drakensberg Mountains.

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.

 

Ex-soldier in court for Kruger poaching

2015-09-01 17:55

A former South African National Defence Force soldier has appeared in court on 18 counts relating to illegal activities in the Kruger National Park.

Defence minister to face media over Gupta jet

2015-08-27 07:36

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is expected to brief the media about a plane owned by the Gupta family being used to transport Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and other officials to Japan.

The SA army wants you(th)

2015-07-26 17:13

As soon as June next year, young people could find themselves forced to become part of a youth military programme as government tries new ways to contain spiralling unemployment.

DA asking too many questions - Nkandla officials

2015-07-22 13:33

An in loco inspection of 21 SA National Defence Force houses at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home degenerated into an argument between a visiting delegation and the opposition Democratic Alliance.

Cops and army to face-off over border shooting

2015-07-22 11:46

The police and army are set to face off over a violent altercation at the Mozambican border which saw troops opening fire on cops and vehicle tracking officers while they chased stolen cars.

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.

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