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Cape Town opera singer James Bhemgee says he has been assaulted and harassed by SANDF soldiers during a raid, adding that he was treated like a 'terrorist'.
A senior SANDF officer has been sentenced in a civil court after admitting that he contravened the Protection of Information Act.
A lawyer approached to represent one of the men accused of the murder of SA National Defence Force soldier Michael Njomane has turned down the case, the Blue Downs Magistrate's Court has heard.
A 43-year old man has been arrested on his smallholding outside Mbombela after a large stash of weapons and ammunition were discovered, Mpumalanga police say.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says he won't be giving up the fight to have a provincial policing unit which would answer to national government.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and his Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz have welcomed the news that the SANDF's deployment would be extended by six months, but want to see a few changes in approach.
It was touted as a potential silver bullet - armed soldiers bringing gangsterism to its knees after months of bloodshed as gunmen ran amok on the Cape Flats. But with a few days left to go, how effective has the army's deployment been?
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says they have received a letter from Western Cape Premier Alan Winde where he calls for an extension of the SANDF deployment to the Cape Flats which ends next week.
A 15-year-old boy has appeared in the Blue Downs Magistrates' Court again on charges of the kidnapping, robbery and murder of SANDF soldier Michael Njomane.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the death of SA National Defence Force soldier Staff Sergeant Michael Njomane, says the Western Cape police.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has welcomed the decline in the murder rate since the start of Operation Lockdown.
The SANDF has assisted the police with an "Operation Lockdown" mission in Dunoon which has been rocked by protests.
The teenaged co-accused in the case of the murder of a soldier in Cape Town also faces a rape charge in a different case.
The further deployment of the South African National Defence Force in the Western Cape will cost just over R64m.
Community Policing Forums have suggested several ways in which the SANDF can best take advantage of their deployment to the Cape Flats, after their stay was extended for six more months.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the deployment of the South African National Defence Force to crime-affected areas in the Western Cape until March 2020.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde wants the army to be deployed to the Cape Flats for at least six more months as crime remains high and areas have not yet been stabilised, he says.
A fifth person has been arrested and joins a minor and three adults who are accused of murdering SA National Defence Force Staff Sergeant Michael Njomane.
Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has called the deployment of the South African National Defence Force into parts of the Cape Flats a ''success'', but cautioned that the ''temporary measure'' was a moot point if the underlying socioeconomic causes of gangsterism were not adequately addressed.
The SANDF has named the soldier whose body was found in a burnt out car in the Cape Town suburb of Blue Downs.
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