The SA National Defence Force also warned against using its members to advance or pursue political ambition, saying it would not be tolerated.
One South African peacekeeper was killed and four wounded when a convoy they were escorting came under fire in Sudan's Darfur region.
Apla veterans say they sacrificed their youth for the liberation struggle, only to be forgotten and left without pensions, homes and jobs.
The SANDF did not deny the increase in Sudanese military activity as President Omar al-Bashir left SA, but explained it as preparation for Ramadan.
The Bashir saga uncovered the blatant hypocrisy and double standards that operate at the behest of powerful nations such as the United States.
Thousands heeded the call and marched from Hillbrow to Newtown on Thursday to protest against recent attacks on foreign nationals.
The company that left SA troops high and dry in the CAR is still bagging major SANDF contracts.
While South African soldiers were fighting for their lives in the CAR last year, a different battle was going on back at defence headquarters.
The South African National Defence Force has filed a high court application challenging the order to arrest three of its top officials.
Violence continues in the eastern DRC after an attack from an armed group left three South African soldiers injured.
Jacob Zuma has reiterated his support for the DRC government, saying the hundreds of soldiers stationed there is testament to SA's commitment.
Four SANDF officials implicated in the Guptagate saga will appear in military court to have their fate revealed to them.
The battalion of 850 soldiers deployed in the war torn DRC is adequately equipped to deliver peace and stability, says the SANDF.
Zuma has informed Parliament of the deployment of 1 345 SANDF members for service in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The strategic defence procurement package was in line with the constitutional imperative to defend national sovereignty, heard the Seriti commission.
Rear-admiral Alan Green appeared as the first witness at the Seriti commission to explain why new submarines and corvettes were crucial.
Max Boqwana, representing former president Thabo Mbeki and his former cabinet ministers at the Seriti commission of inquiry, has withdrawn.
The United Nations has given M23 rebel forces 48 hours to leave the city of Goma in the eastern DRC or face "the use of force".
None of the South African Air Force's 18 Agusta A109 helicopters are being used, because there is no money to operate them, say reports.