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South African Air Force Oryx airlifts critically injured school children following a vehicle accident in Kwazulu-Natal The South African Air Force (SAAF) air lifted critically injured school children following an accident in Northern ...
2017 DOD Anti-Criminality Seminar On 03 to 04 August 2017, the Military Police Division under the leadership of Provost Marshall General (PMG), R Adm (JG) Mokgadi Maphoto, hosted a two day Department of Defence (DOD) Anti-Criminality Seminar at ...
In honour of the late Col Shuping Andries “Cappy” Motswadira The military community learnt with great shock and sadness of the untimely passing of Col Shuping Motswadira, Senior Staff Officer Defence Reserves Promotions...

Defence  statements & media release

28/07/2017: South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members involved in a fatal bus accident on the N12 Highway
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) sadly announces the death ...

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02/08/2017: Chief Of The South African National Defence Force Medal Parade: 04 August 2017
Chief of the South African National Defence Force (C SANDF), General Solly Shoke, will bestow various military ....

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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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