Spirit of Krotoa returned to the Castle of Good Hope

2016-08-22 09:21

Traditional and religious leaders have celebrated the life of Krotoa, a Khoi woman who was an instrumental interpreter and negotiator alongside Jan van Riebeeck.

We won't deploy army yet - defence minister

2016-06-21 16:44

The army will only be deployed to deal with violent protests in Tshwane as a last resort, Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

DA to lay charges against defence minister

2016-05-30 21:25

The DA will lay charges against Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula for alleged contravention of the Immigration Act, a DA MP says.

Sunday Times 'twisted' facts on child rescued from life of abuse – Mapisa-Nqakula

2016-05-22 15:36

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has replied to a Sunday Times report.

Racism in SA must be stopped - ministers

2016-05-12 16:45

Recent racist outbursts are unravelling what South Africa has achieved in its 22 years of democracy and could tear races apart, two Cabinet ministers and ANC veterans have warned.

SANDF making progress recruiting white South Africans - minister

2016-05-11 16:32

The SANDF is making progress recruiting young white people, Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

Exiting pilots 'stole' Air Force planes – minister

2016-02-23 20:12

Some of the SAAF's planes were stolen and put in museums, which is why there were not enough planes for pilots to get their wings, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said.

Chumani Nqakula 'a sensitive, caring person'

2015-11-07 12:22

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said a final goodbye to her son Chumani at his funeral in Johannesburg after he was stabbed to death last weekend.

Man in court for Nqakula murder

2015-11-02 05:39

A 24-year-old man arrested in connection with the killing of the son of Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, is scheduled to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

Africa puts security hopes in foreign-funded, home-grown strike force

2015-10-29 14:34

Backed by tanks, armoured vehicles and plenty of EU cash, thousands of African soldiers took to an imaginary enemy in the arid heart of SA this week, the last joint exercises before a home-grown continental strike force goes live.


Mapisa-Nqakula won't comment on ANC battle for Tshwane

2016-06-21 17:25

"Anything to do with the ANC can be directed to Luthuli House," Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said, following a spate of violence in Tshwane.

Investigate me, Mapisa-Nqakula says

2016-06-03 14:06

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says she will welcome any investigation into her conduct.

Zuma mulls over preliminary report from Mapisa-Nqakula

2016-05-29 16:19

President Jacob Zuma is weighing up a preliminary report he received from Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula amid ongoing media reports she “smuggled” a foreign national into South Africa.

I saved a child from abuse and abandonment - Mapisa-Nqakula

2016-05-22 14:02

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has denied abusing state resources to bring a Burundian woman into the country.

Justice Dept considering new laws against racism

2016-05-12 11:50

Government is considering drafting new laws to prevent racism and hate speech, says acting Minister in the Presidency Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

Our soldiers will never turn against the state - defence minister

2016-05-11 14:22

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has slammed EFF leader Julius Malema’s warning of "soldiers turning against President Jacob Zuma" as reckless and irresponsible.

Hospital's waiting list cause of delays in Nqakula murder case

2016-01-18 21:33

All patients on the long waiting list at Sterkfontein Psychiatric Hospital are treated as priority, and the man accused of allegedly killing the son of Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has to wait his turn.

Visibly shaken Nqakula murder suspect to apply for bail

2015-11-02 16:40

The man suspected of killing Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula's son Chumani, shook uncontrollably when he appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

How Mandela helped defence minister's slain son see first light

2015-11-01 17:18

Former president Nelson Mandela had come to the assistance of Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula when she went into labour with her son Chumani 23 years ago.

ANC concerned about increasing privately owned security companies

2015-10-11 18:30

The ANC has said it was concerned about increasing number of privately owned security companies which had mushroomed in South Africa.

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