The government will indeed be buying a new jet for the presidency, but it won't cost R4-billion, the defence minister has said.
The SA National Defence Force also warned against using its members to advance or pursue political ambition, saying it would not be tolerated.
While evading questions about what measures might be taken against the EFF, the defence minister has accused the party of undermining Parliament.
The launch of a "Vote No!" campaign flies in the face of decades of educating South Africans about their right to vote, says the defence minister.
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says people should challenge Thuli Madonsela on her Nkandla report and not insult the way she looks.
The DA has criticised allegations that Lindiwe Sisulu spent millions on chartered flights. But the public service minister denies the reports.
Two senior cabinet ministers are embroiled in a row that threatens to spill into the courts.
President Jacob Zuma's administration is accustomed to putting out fires. This time, though, it's a little too close to home for his comfort.
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has refused to detail holiday flights made by President Jacob Zuma and his deputy on state funds.
Speculation is rife that Armscor board members were fired because they might have opposed President Jacob Zuma's new plane.
Women should be encouraged to join the South African National Defence Force, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Defence union Sandu has come out strongly against Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa–Nqakula's "unlawful" use of a military helicopter.
The defence force is looking to buy new presidential jets and planes as soon as possible, the Saturday Star has reported.
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has confirmed that South Africa had deployed troops in countries neighbouring the Central African Republic.
Two women, a civilian and a medic, have received a special mention for bravery in the CAR from Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Government's Gupta plane landing report does not conclusively suggest that Christine Anderson and Bruce Koloane will face criminal charges.
The Mail & Guardian has sifted through a storm of public denials and rebuttals by the Guptas in an attempt to separate the facts from the spin.
A total of five senior government officials and military personnel have been suspended following the unauthorised landing of a Gupta charted aircraft.
The Mail & Guardian can reveal a previously unpublished list of national orders, featuring seven nominees who have gone beyond the ordinary.