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.

Zuma: As SADC we can't and shall not be in Lesotho forever

2017-09-16 10:08

President Jacob Zuma, as current SADC chair, has urged that action be taken to stabilise Lesotho, adding that "as SADC, we cannot and shall not be in Lesotho forever. We desire to have Lesotho off the SADC agenda soonest".

UN report points to ‘Gaddafi millions’ in SA

2017-06-18 06:01

The South African government, the ANC and Denel ignored the UN’s panel of experts on Libya when they inquired about the so-called Gaddafi millions and a strange weapons transaction.

#GuptaEmails a no-go topic, says ANC NEC subcommittee

2017-06-04 14:41

ANC NEC member Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has declined to speak about the recently leaked Gupta emails, saying these had nothing to do with a briefing being held by the ANC's peace and stability committee.

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.


Lesotho’s political strife to cost SADC millions

2017-09-17 06:33

Lesotho’s political troubles will cost the Southern African Development Community more than R89.1m in the next few months as the region prepares to send in a standby force of military, security, intelligence and civilian experts to support the government.

SA’s defence ops need a major boost

2017-07-16 07:16

Insufficient funding for the SA National Defence Force has resulted in doubts being cast on our ability to honour international maritime agreements. Hopewell Radebe explores what can be done.

ANC must be able to criticise itself - Nqakula

2017-06-13 22:37

The ANC must be able to criticise itself, says former Defence Minister Charles Nqakula.

Rocks used to prevent stolen 4x4s from crossing border - minister

2017-05-10 11:09

South African authorities have resorted to placing huge rocks on the border with Mozambique to prevent stolen 4x4s from being driven across to the neighbouring country.

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.

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