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SANDF: Helicopter crashed after assisting in training exercise

2017-12-10 18:25

The South Africa Air Force has confirmed that an Oryx helicopter crash landed on the Worcester side of the Huguenot Tunnel near Cape Town while assisting a training team.

Does Brian Molefe have bogus bling?

2017-11-26 05:59

Brian Molefe, the controversial former chief executive officer of Eskom, has only had a short military career, but it has seemingly already been a distinguished one.

Brian Molefe's remuneration above board - SANDF

2017-11-20 16:05

Brian Molefe is regarded as a reserve force member and is remunerated accordingly, the SANDF has said following reports that it had been paying Molefe R57 000 per month since August.

They are tourists in their land

2017-11-19 05:58

The whistle came from deep in the bush. We ignored it. Some of us thought it was a bird warning the flock about our intrusion.

SANDF member killed by boyfriend in DRC gets full military funeral

2017-11-11 08:16

The South African National Defence Force have confirmed that the member who was shot and killed by her boyfriend in Eastern Democratic of the Congo will receive a full military funeral.

Name of SA soldier killed in DRC released

2017-10-29 15:12

The name of the SANDF soldier, a single mother, who was shot and killed by a colleague in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been released.

'I'll take my chances with the army. There is a war, and they are bloody soldiers' - Manenberg mom

2017-10-13 18:52

A Manenberg mother of two says her children would rather be a "little rattled" by soldiers walking through the streets than running from gang bullets for one more day.

Mbalula 'did nothing when coloured communities were attacked' – Western Cape MEC

2017-10-11 16:30

Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato has questioned why the SANDF is being requested to assist in high-crime communities only after a predominantly black neighbourhood was attacked.

Fire destroys 83 military vehicles

2017-09-17 15:02

Millions of rands worth of military vehicles were destroyed in a fire at a vehicle depot at Wallmannstal north of Pretoria when safety fires “went wrong” and a military fire truck broke down.

Live wire exercise

2017-08-06 07:20

To improve UN peacekeeping programmes, SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Rifleman David Sibanyoni* made sure he was a thorn in the US Army’s side.

 

8 injured after SANDF chopper crashes near N1 near Worcester

2017-12-10 16:00

Eight people have been injured after an SANDF helicopter Oryx crashed near the N1 at the Huguenot tunnel outside Cape Town.

Defence force union to lay criminal charges against Brian Molefe

2017-11-20 20:20

The South African National Defence Union says it will file criminal charges against former Eskom boss Brian Molefe following his appointment as an honorary colonel.

Brian Molefe joins the army

2017-11-19 05:58

The beleaguered Brian Molefe has managed to progress from alleged Gupta lieutenant to a highly paid military colonel.

Army to be deployed to gang-ridden areas by Christmas - Mbalula

2017-11-15 19:02

By Christmas, the army will be deployed to areas worst affected by gang activity, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has promised.

SANDF will 'donner' and won't take 'nonsense' in fighting gang violence

2017-11-01 17:35

South African Defence Force Chief General Solly Shoke has warned that the consequences of deploying soldiers must be accepted, saying that "we donner" (hit).

SA signs military deal with Niger

2017-10-25 15:21

South Africa and the west African country of Niger have signed a military memorandum of understanding.

Mbalula's call for help from the army means cops are failing - union

2017-10-13 18:05

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's call for the army to help crack down on violent crimes in the Western Cape and Gauteng means cops are failing in these provinces, says the SA Police Union.

Army necessary to stop gang-fuelled 'genocide' in Cape Town - residents

2017-10-11 12:53

Army deployment in gang hot spots around Cape Town is a long overdue necessity to try and crack down on "genocide" at the hands of gangsters, say residents.

Police nab suspect with military grade explosives, ammunition

2017-09-01 10:11

A suspected former soldier in the SANDF has allegedly been found in possession of military grade explosives and ammunition in Makhado, Limpopo.

Saving the West for last, JZ?

2017-08-05 16:24

President Jacob Zuma refused to step down after the ANC’s integrity commission asked him to do so, saying his resignation would allow Western governments to capture the party and betray the revolution, writes Hopewell Radebe.

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