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67 Minutes dedicated to making a difference The Chief of the SA National Defence Force (C SANDF), Gen Solly Shoke declared the whole month of July 2017 a Mandela Month in honour of the former statesman and celebrating the lifetime of service the late President...
30 Years for distinguished and loyal service to the SANDF On Friday, 14 July 2017, the Chief of the SA National Defence Force Medal Parade was held at Army Support Base Limpopo in Polokwane, where Lt Gen Lindile Yam...
Military Ombud signs working agreement with Defence Force Service Commission The Defence Force Service Commission (DFSC) and the Office of the Military Ombud signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide for a framework for...

Defence  statements & media release

20/07/2017: The Chief of the South African National Defence Force Visits Cuba to strengthen military relations
The Chief of the South African National Defence Force, General Solly Shoke recently went on an official visit to Havana, Cuba...

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21/07/2017: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula to officiate Pass-Out Parade
On Saturday, 22 July, 2017, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, will preside over the passing out parade of Young Falcons in Queenstown, Eastern Cape....

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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 2015/16
SANDF Journal of Educational Technology

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