Papers seen by the M&G have shown that, contrary to the SANDF's claims, the Gupta plane's landing at Waterkloof Air Force Base was authorised by it.
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South African soldiers have been ordered out of the Central African Republic, as support on the continent evaporates.
This week: the death of South Africaâ€™s soldiers in the Central African Republic and renewed calls for Communications Minister Dina Pule to be sacked.
The SA National Defence Force could be called in to help prevent rhino poaching in North West, premier Thandi Modise said on Monday.
The SA National Defence Union says the SANDF has dismissed 500 soldiers placed on special leave after their participation in an illegal march in 2009.
Julius Malema's address to disgruntled soldiers didn't deliver on coup concerns, instead it pointed out where government had fallen foul of the law.
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.
The South African National Defence Force has been in a mess for some time, with discipline levels low and the kit outdated, among other issues.
Wouter Basson says former president Nelson Mandela reappointed him to an army post, because the US and UK insisted the state keep a close eye on him.
President Jacob Zuma's decision to investigate wrongdoing in the multibillion-rand arms deal has brought hope to the family of Puso Tladi.
Mmanaledi Mataboge accompanied South African soldiers on a recent mission to the DRC and left with more questions than answers.
A ground search for 12 people in two aircraft that went missing in George's Valley continued in bad weather conditions, Search and Rescue SA says.
SANDF soldiers have arrived in South Sudan to provide added security to the world's newest nation as it formally declares independence this weekend.
Three suspected rhino poachers have been shot dead in the Kruger National Park, SANDF said on Thursday.
Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has threatened to sue SANDF Union organiser, Jeff Dubazana, after he allegedly called her a liar.
There is universal consensus on the need for state insurance in the form of military establishments.
A request for leave to appeal a court order that stops more than 1 000 soldiers from being fired has been lodged, the Department of Defence said.
The SA National Defence Union on Wednesday won its court battle to stop the SANDF firing more than 1Â 000 soldiers.
Six rocket launchers and four mortars are among weaponry that has gone missing from SANDF arsenals over the past year.