PE furniture-dumping soldiers were acting on orders - defence ministry

2017-03-22 15:26

The soldiers who dumped truckloads of furniture in front of the Nelson Mandela Bay City Hall were doing so on orders from their commanding officer, says the defence ministry.

'I'm not a politician' - Michelle Wege tears-up over media reports

Wege who was allegedly "smuggled" into the country by defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has spoken out about how the incident was part of her plan to flee from her abusive father.

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BREAKING: Zuma, ministers in court over 'covert' workers' union

2016-12-09 09:49

A civil suit involving claims about the involvement of President Jacob Zuma, several ministers and government intelligence agents in the formation of a new labour union is due to be heard in court.

Zuma VIP jet discussions still on the table

2016-11-16 21:13

The possibility of acquiring a VIP jet for President Jacob Zuma is still on the table, Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

There must be consequences for my son's murder – Mapisa-Nqakula

2016-10-20 13:08

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula has called for justice to be served for her son's murder.

Chumani Nqakula's alleged killer not fit to stand trial, court hears

2016-10-18 12:20

Carlos Higuera, who is accused fatally stabbing of Chumani Nqakula, the son of Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, is not fit to stand trial, a court has heard.

Presidential jet will cost R270 000 per day

2016-09-12 16:00

The Defence and Military Veterans Department has budgeted R100m to lease a VIP jet for the 2016/17 year, Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said.

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.


Minister brainwashed my daughter - Laurent Wege

2017-01-24 19:38

The father of the young woman entangled in claims that Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula smuggled her into the country using a state jet, claims she has been brainwashed.

Castle of Good Hope commemoration a chance to rewrite colonial history - Zuma

2016-12-09 12:26

The 350th commemoration of the founding of the “bastion of colonialism”, the Castle of Good Hope, is an opportunity to rewrite colonial history, President Jacob Zuma has said.

ANC 'too preoccupied' to celebrate Fidel properly - Mapisa-Nqakula

2016-12-01 15:44

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the ANC has been too preoccupied with its own internal struggles to mobilise people to attend memorials for late Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Zuma off to Ethiopia to discuss crisis-hit Libya

2016-11-08 11:27

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the African Union high level committee on Libya, the presidency says.

Government not listening to students – Defence Minister

2016-10-20 08:14

Government has failed to listen to students’ demands for free, quality higher education, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said.

Mapisa-Nqakula honours fallen women soldiers

2016-09-30 20:38

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has paid tribute to fallen women soldiers during a military parade in Bloemfontein.

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.

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