• Heritage month National Ceremonial Guard band performing at Pescodia High School
  • Armed Forces Day celebrations week! Memorable musical moments in Kimberley
  • Armed Forces Day 2018 SANDF’s community interaction, encourages and promotes music excellence
  • A grand afternoon of music and the spirit of UBUNTU
  • The SA Navy Marimba Band entertained the elders.

 
 
 

     

Defence news

SANDF pulling the crowd of Kimberly during the opening of Armed Forces After a proper marketing of the highly anticipated Armed Forces Day celebration that will take place on 21 February 2018 in Kimberly...
SANDF Cricket Championship SANDF bands continue to pave a way for the long awaited Armed Forces opening day South African National Defence Force (SANDF) bands continue to pave a way for the long awaited Armed Forces...
Kimberly on fire for Armed Forces Whilst anticipating for the official opening day of the Armed Forces 2018 in Kimberly, the South African National Defence Force...

Defence  statements & media release

10/02/2018: Reported allegations of assault and torture by members of the South African national defence force in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has been alerted to reports of torture and assault in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) allegedly committed by...

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16/02/2018: South African National Defence Force Command Council addresses soldiers on conduct and discipline during the execution of the Armed Forces Day 2018 Celebrations
The MC visited all military members in Kimberley with the intention of asserting the purpose of the Armed Forces Day deployment and state of readiness...

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Deployment Operations updates

UNITED NATIONS DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL (DSRSG) RULE VISIT OF LAW TO NORTH KIVU BRIGADE: MPATI AREA
The DSRSG paid a special visit to investigate incidents and to find a solution for the conflict in the area. The RSA Operational Battalion Commander Lt Col M. Dyakopu and his team arrived at Mpati early to await the high level delegation.

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ELECTION OBSERVERS IN THE DRC VISITED THE RSA OPERATIONAL BATTALION AT MUNIGI BASE  Nov/20/2011
Colonel R.A. Makgae heartily welcomed the high profiled guest and gave an overview of the current situation in North Kivu.

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Service news updates

SA Navy

SAS AMATOLA Returns from an Epic European Adventure
The South African Navy frigate, SAS AMATOLA, returned to Simon’s Town Naval Base harbour on Saturday from a 96-day operational, commemoration and diplomatic visit to various European and African countries....

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SA Army

SA Army Capability Demonstration 2017, General de Wet Training Area in De Brug, Bloemfontein, Free State
The SA Army demonstrated its capabilities that open a wide array of employment possibilities on the domestic as well as continental front in pursuance of stability, peace and security, working together with our African and other partners from across the world....

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SA Air Force

President  Zuma Hosts Africa Day Celebrations
The South African National Defence Force Commander-in-Chief, President Jacob Zuma hosted the 2017 Africa Day Celebrations at the Sefako Makhatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria on 25 May 2017.

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Defence Secretariat Strategic Plan for the fiscal years 2011/12-2015/16.
Executive Authority's Overarching Annual Stategic Statement for 2014.
Defence Secretariat Annual Performance Plan for 2014.
South African National Defence Force Annual Performance Plan for 2017.
Department of Defence Annual report 2016/17
SANDF Journal of Educational Technology

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