Defence Media 2016

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Media statement SANDF honours rifleman Maolosi Mokhothu who was killed in action in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday on 19 December 2016 28 December 2016
Media Release

Operational successes on South African borders

20 December 2016
Media statement

Names of the South African National Defence Force soldiers who were injured and killed in action in the Democratic Republic of Congo

20 December 2016
Media statement

Names of the South African National Defence Force soldiers who died in a vehicle accident on the N1 Highway between Musina and Polokwane

20 December 2016
Media Release

South African National Defence Force member died in action in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

19 December 2016
Media advisory Accreditations process: Castle of Good Hope 350th Commemoration Presidential Tribute 02 December 2016
Media Release The South African National Defence Force confirms the passing of Brigadier General Lindikhaya Mtirara 25 November 2016
Media statement Castle Of Good Hope to close off Year-Long 350th Commemoration in National Tribute to Honour their Majesties King Cetyhwayo, King Langalibalele, King Sekhukhune and Gorochoqua Clan (Khoe-San) Freedom Fighter Doman 25 November 2016
Media Release The Department Of Defence (DOD) announces the Annual Environmental Awards Programme 2016/16: National Results 27 October 2016
Media Release

1st International Conference on Military Law in South Africa

25 October 2016
Media statement

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) member arrested for an alleged sexual misconduct

24 October 2016
Media advisory

Swedish Minister of Defence pays a courtesy visit to Minister Mapisa-Nqakula

03 October 2016
Media invite

The South African National Defence Force holds a commemorative parade in Bloemfontein

28 September 2016
Media invite

SAAF Air Capability demonstration at Roodewal Weapons Range on 13 September 2016

05 September 2016
Media invite The South African National Defence Force’s Logistics Division hosts Women’s Day Parade 30 August 2016
Media invite The handing over ceremony of the newly acquired high altitude parachute system 24 August 2016
Media Alert The Department Of Defence/South African National Defence Force to hold a memorial service in honour of members who passed away following a bus Accident on 19 August 2016 23 August 2016
Media statement The SANDF announces the names of the deceased members who were involved in a bus accident in Clarens, Free State Province 21 August 2016
Media statement Minister of Defence and Military Veterans conveys condolences 20 August 2016
Media Release The SANDF members involved in an accident near Clarens in the Free State Province 19 August 2016
Media Release

The Chief of the SANDF places twenty-seven members on leave on instruction for allegations of fraud and corruption

18 August 2016

Media advisory

Minister Mapisa-Nqakula joins amaXhosa Kingdom in celebration of Lieutenant General Derrick Mgwebi

18 August 2016
Media Release

Military Police and Hawks arrest yet another senior officer in the South African National Defence Force on allegations of fraud and corruption.

09 August 2016
Media advisory

Minister Mapisa-Nqakula attends the 18th meeting of SADC Ministerial Committee

05 August 2016
Media Release

Military Police arrests three suspects on fraud and corruption allegations

02 August 2016
Media Release

Theft of Military Equipment at the SA Navy Armament Depot

28 July 2016
Media advisory

Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, To Lead Mandela Day/67 Minutes Campaign Outreach By The Defence Industry To Mount Arthur Girls High School In The Eastern Cape

27 July 2016
Media Release

Theft at the South African Navy Armament Depot in Simon’s Town

26 July 2016
Media invite

The Defence Command Council to support Mandela day 2016

16 July 2016
Media invite

The South African National Defence Force announces the funeral arrangements of the late Lieutenant General Duma Dumisani Mdutyana

14 July 2016
Media Announcement

Announcement of the passing on of the Chief of Joint Operations Lieutenant General Duma Dumisani Mdutyana

07 July 2016
Media Release

In commemoration of June 16 1976 uprisings the South African National Defence Force presents career exhibition at Morris Isaacson High School in Soweto

 01 June 2016
Media invite

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Hon Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula – MP, To Present OR Tambo Lecture and Careers Exhibition to Walter Sisulu University Students at the Potsdam Learning Site, Buffalo City Campus – East London

30 May 2016
Media invite

Annual Joint Memorial Service of the South African Air Force (SAAF) and the South African Air Force Association (SAAFA)

13 May 2016
Media advisory

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans to lead Pre-budget Vote Debate Media Briefing.

10 May 2016
Media advisory

Pre-Budget Vote debate media briefing

09 May 2016
Media statement

Unfortunate insinuations by the SANDU on the issue of the suspended SANDF soldiers

29 April 2016
Media statement

Civilian doctor arrested on allegations of committing multiple sexual assaults at the SA Army Infantry School

28 April 2016
Media statement

Update on the two South African National Defence Force members declared missing at sea in Port St Johns

25 April 2016
Media advisory

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans interacts with military veterans

22 April 2016
Media advisory

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans attends International Security Conference in Moscow, Russia.

22 April 2016
Media Release

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Responds to the findings of the Arms Procurement Commission

21 April 2016
Media Release

Military Information and Communications Symposium to be held at the CSIR International Conference Centre: 9 to 13 May 2016

21 April 2016
Media statement

South African National Defence Force members missing at sea

17 April 2016
Media statement

Clarity on article published by News 24 website on the matter of military relations with Saudi Arabia

16 April 2016
Media statement

Misleading media report on the withdrawal of South African National Defence Force contingent from Sudan

14 April 2016
Media advisory Questionable publication of an inciting and misleading article on Fin 24 website 06 April 2016
Media statement

SANDF condemns the statement issued by the national secretary of the SANDU

05 April 2016
Media statement

SANDF reacts to the remarks made by the SANDU on the Constitutional Court ruling

04 April 2016
Media invite

International Women’s Day Celebration seminar at Air Force Base Swartkop on 31 March 2016

30 March 2016
Media advisory

Receival of mortal remains: Corporal Mxolisi Edward Mnyipika

22 March 2016
Media Release

A South African Air Force helicopter suffers minor structural damage after a shooting incident in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

12 March 2016
Media Release

SANDF Battalion ambushed in Northern Darfur, Sudan

12 March 2016
Media statement

Claims of RSA Special Forces being sent to Nigeria

09 March 2016
Media invite

Chief of the South African Army Change of Command Parade

08 March 2016
Media Release

A South African Air Force Aircraft has crash landed near Air Force Base Langebaanweg

03 March 2016
Media invite

Ministry Of Defence and Military Veterans launches the National Defence Industry Council On 03 March 2016

01 March 2016
Media advisory Cancellation of Nigerian Minister of Defence courtesy visit to Minister Mapisa-Nqakula 29 February 2016
Media advisory

Nigerian Minister of Defence pays a courtesy visit to Minister Mapisa-Nqakula

28 February 2016
Media statement

The Presidential aircraft encounters a technical problem in Burundi

27 February 2016
Media invite

Chief of Logistic Change of Command Parade to be held at Air Force Base Swartkop on 26 February 2016

24 February 2016

Media advisory

The Minister Of Defence And Military Veterans Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Meets her counterpart from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Minister Crispen Atama Tabe Mogodi to discuss the forth coming elections in the DRC and the implementation of the military strategy for the DRC

23 February 2016
Media Release

Launch of the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans’ legacy project in partnership with the Ministry Of Social Development.

17 February 2016
Media invite

The SANDF Armed Forces Day celebrations media briefing in Port Elizabeth on Friday, 12 February 2016

11 February 2016
Media Alert

The SANDF warns of an integration scam

05 February 2016
Media Release South African National Deffence Force Education Trust: Award Of Bursaries For The 2016 Academic Year 22 January 2016