It matters not that at some moments in the past, a person did good or bad. What matters is the evolution of their work over time, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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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.
Four South African National Defence Force members have died in a crash on the N3 northbound in KwaZulu-Natal.
Internal processes around the procurement of private aircraft for presidential flights have been revised and updated to scrutinise all aircraft owners, operators, air crews and licences.
The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans is jetting off to South Sudan to sign an agreement.
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.
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.
The ANC must be able to criticise itself, says former Defence Minister Charles Nqakula.
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.
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.
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.
Although the army will be deployed to violence-plagued communities on the Cape Flats, the precise details of when they are expected to start work has been kept vague as part of an "element of surprise".
Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has revealed that at least one SA National Defence Force weapon has ended up being used in a cash-in-transit heist.
Defence Minister and ANC NEC member Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has told ANC supporters that they need to trust the party's new leadership on the current anxiety over the future of President Jacob Zuma.
South Africa and the west African country of Niger have signed a military memorandum of understanding.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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