Sexual exploitation and abuse in SANDF: Task team to investigate cases dating back to 2014

2019-12-02 20:41

The SA National Defence Force must open itself up to scrutiny to correct sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, says Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

SANDF's Cape Flats deployment a 'success', but boots, barrels and bullets won't end gangsterism, says Defence Minister

2019-08-27 18:14

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 SANDF members die in KZN crash

2018-07-03 16:28

Four South African National Defence Force members have died in a crash on the N3 northbound in KwaZulu-Natal.

SANDF revises presidential flight procedures after Ramaphosa's Moti flight

2018-03-07 19:58

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.

Defence minister to sign agreement in South Sudan

2018-01-29 08:40

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans is jetting off to South Sudan to sign an agreement.

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.


The wrong enemy: SANDF finds members illegally raided KZN residents’ homes

2019-11-29 08:55

An investigation by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) found that its members conducted illegal house raids and searches in Pongolo, KwaZulu-Natal.

SANDF deployment to Cape Flats kept vague for 'element of surprise' - defence minister

2019-07-17 11:20

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".

SANDF rifle linked to cash-in-transit heist, Minister Mapisa-Nqakula reveals

2018-06-20 18:59

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.

Trust new ANC leadership - Mapisa-Nqakula on #ZumaExit anxiety

2018-02-10 15:47

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.

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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