Employing foreigners in SANDF a threat

2013-07-23 22:40

Employing foreigners in the defence force is a threat to national security, the SA Security Forces Union says.

Soldiers died for peace - ANC

2013-03-25 19:23

The death of 13 South African soldiers in a battle with Central African Republic rebels has left an "indelible mark" on relations between the two countries, the ANC says.

Soldiers to remain on special leave

2010-12-02 20:13

About 1 000 soldiers who allegedly participated in an illegal march in Pretoria will remain on special leave until possible dismissal procedures have been finalised.

Soldiers 'deserve more'

2009-12-18 14:27

The SA Security Forces Union has welcomed pay hikes for soldiers but said the proposed two percent increase for certain employees was too low.

Union wants minister arrested

2009-09-02 17:11

The SA Security Force Union has called for Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to be arrested for violating a High Court order.


Govt knew there would be casualties - expert

2013-03-25 22:39

An expert says that he thinks the government realised there would be casualties in Central African Republic, considering that peacekeepers are always at risk, no matter where they are stationed.

Sisulu should be removed - Sandu

2010-12-03 22:49

Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu should be removed from her post in the interests of South Africa, the SA National Defence Union says.

Soldiers threaten to join strike

2010-08-26 09:08

Soldiers who have been helping out at state hospitals during a crippling public service strike have threatened to start staying away from work.

'Ministers can't use Volksies'

2009-09-24 13:43

One trade union has shown some sympathy for Cabinet ministers with luxury vehicles, saying they can't just meet foreign ministers "in a Volkswagen".

High Court gags soldiers

2009-09-01 22:18

An interdict to stop soldiers from embarking on illegal marches and to prevent them from making "irresponsible remarks" has been issued by the High Court in Pretoria.

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