Defence Top Stories

  • Winners of the drill competition 2016, from the School of Artillery during the Youth Day Celebrations at 3 SAI BN in Kimberley

    27 April marked a historical day in the life of our nation. Many South Africans, both black and white remember fondly standing for hours in long queues to cast a ballot in our country’s first democratic elections 23 years ago in 1994.

    On Thursday, 27 April 2017, the South ...

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  • Minister Mapisa-Nqakula recently visited the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) elements deployed as mandated by Government to protect and defend the Territorial Integrity of the country. The purpose being to combat cross-border criminal activities with the support and cooperation of ...

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  • A memorandum of understanding on Defence and Defence Industrial Cooperation with Pakistan

    On the invitation extended by Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Federal Minister for Defence, Honorable Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Republic of South Africa accompanied by a high level delegation is visiting Pakistan from 26-29 March, 2017. ...

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Defence people!

I will pass this way but once please allow me to do the good that I can for never shall I pass this again.
This is era that has been marked with interesting events. Where shall I start: maybe 1994 sounds reasonable. Tight belt we came with vigour still eager to continue with what we started in 1976. Shall we go down the memory line? I know some will go further than others but for me this is neither the platform nor time to do so. Therefore I choose to start here that is the recent past 20 years.


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