A comprehensive review of SA's military capabilities paints a grim picture of the country's defence capabilities. Let's hope Lesotho doesn't invade.
SANDF soldiers have arrived in South Sudan to provide added security to the world's newest nation as it formally declares independence this weekend.
Charles Nqakula will lead a team to facilitate talks on the Zimbabwean power-sharing agreement, the presidency said on Thursday.
Is this President Jacob Zuma's dream team? Among the five advisers he appointed this week are two failed former Cabinet ministers and an ANC loyalist.
Charles Nqakula will tour parts of KwaZulu-Natal with the police on Tuesday to assess security preparations ahead of Wednesday's election.
Defence Minister Charles Nqakula will lead SA's delegation to the SADC troika meeting in Swaziland on the political upheaval in Madagascar.
Military cooperation between SA and Botswana will be high on the agenda at a four-day meeting between that starts in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Two South African soldiers have drowned in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Defence Minister Charles Nqakula announced on Wednesday.
The Democratic Alliance on Thursday raised concerns over the South African Police Service's ability to undertake complex investigations.
The DA has raised concerns over the South African Police Service's ability to undertake complex crime investigations.
SA, battling perceptions of being an unsafe destination ahead of 2010, has made progress in fighting violent crime, the government said on Monday.
The scale of urbanisation in South Africa, which has seen millions move to informal settlements, was highlighted at a government briefing on Monday.
Justice Department DG received a harsh rebuke from Constitutional Court judges this week over a challenge regarding the dissolution of the Scorpions.
Johannesburg businessman Hugh Glenister's bid to stop the disbandment of the Scorpions will come before the Constitutional Court on Wednesday.
Moya: One can break the law if that is what "simple economics" dictates is the best way to get desired outcomes.
Crime levels in SA are a national problem and not only the responsibility of police and the government, Safety and Security Minister Charles says.
The DA has questioned the accuracy of the latest crime statistics, saying decreases in certain categories could be due to under-reporting.
On a vast rubbish-strewn field in a mining area east of Johannesburg, hundreds of destitute Africans who have fled their makeshift homes in nearby slums shiver in the morning cold. The land, covered in white tents donated by aid groups, resembles the all-too-familiar refugee camps seen across this violence-hit continent.
President Thabo Mbeki faces an uphill battle to remain politically relevant in his last year in office after his failure to contain an eruption of violence that has killed dozens of foreign workers in South Africa. Mbeki was already under fire for failing to prevent a crippling power shortage when mobs went on the rampage this month.
Xenophobic violence against foreign nationals has been brought under control, Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula said on Monday. "I do believe the situation is under control ... the violence has subsided," he said at a briefing at the Union Buildings in Pretoria following an inter-governmental task team meeting with President Thabo Mbeki.