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 defence force rejected reports that South African National Defence Force troops in Darfur were threatened to prevent the arrest of Omar al-Bashir.
Thousands heeded the call and marched from Hillbrow to Newtown on Thursday to protest against recent attacks on foreign nationals.
The SANDF has dropped all charges against the Air Force officers indicted for their involvement in the landing of the Gupta family private jet.
SA has called a SADC meeting to discuss the recent Lesotho "coup", while the SANDF has refuted claims that it was involved in foiling the attempt.
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.
General Solly Shoke, Lieutenant General Zakes Msimang and Secretary for Defence Sam Gulube have been found in contempt of court.
Maite Nkoana-Mashabane discusses her first term as international relations minister, terror in Africa, conflict in Nigeria, and patriotism in SA.
Contradictory sets of minutes from an August 1998 meeting cast doubt on government's decision to buy the more expensive jets.
The cash-strapped armed forces are in a "critical state of decline" that will take at least a decade to fix, according to the SA Defence Review.
Four SANDF officials implicated in the Guptagate saga will appear in military court to have their fate revealed to them.
The SANDF has told Parliament that treasury does not support it enough financially and "tell us what to do and not to do".
Rumours that SA soldiers have been killed or seriously injured in DRC should not be taken seriously, says the South African National Defence Force.
Women should be encouraged to join the South African National Defence Force, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Two women, a civilian and a medic, have received a special mention for bravery in the CAR from Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
A young army recruit is in danger of losing the use of an arm after he and 10 others were punished for going to a pub without permission.
Claims that South African soldiers in Sudan have not been getting their fortnightly allowance from the UN are unfounded, says SANDF.