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MEDIA STATEMENT RE-ISSUE

DATE: 8/25/2020

EMBARGO: None

SUBJECT: The South African National Defence Force suspends all recruitment drives and the scheduled Military Skills Development System Selection Boards

Following the proclamation of the global Covid-19 pandemic and in compliance with the national lockdown regulations, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has taken a decision to temporarily suspend all recruitment drives and selection boards planned for the remainder of the current year (2020).

The decision includes the suspension of the scheduled Military Skills Development System (MSDS) selection boards for 2020 until further notice.       

ENDS.

Issued by:Defence Corporate Communication
(Defence Headquarters)
Pretoria

Enquiries: Bigadier General T.S. Lekalakala
(012) 339 5726

Lieutenant Colonel N. Gcanga
Captain S.M. Malatji
(HR Marketing and Recruitment)
(012) 339 5393
 (012) 339 5440
(012) 339 5703
(012) 339 5754