Soldiers

Why is the US chasing ‘Congolese rebels’ in the Northern Cape?

In many ways, the two armies are miles apart but they face many similar challenges

​Memories of black South African soldiers who bore arms and fought in War II

A filmmaker spoke to black South African World War II vets who told of being armed and fighting at El Alamein.

Why South Africa’s GI Janes have to tough it out and conform to masculine norms

Equal in word but not deed, South Africa’s female soldiers are forced to conform to masculine norms

Campaign of errors

With its confusing title and sloppy research, this book on the ECC is not worth soldiering through.
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Pimples: Dude, where’s my CAR?

CAR reject François Bozizé and President Jacob Zuma encounter a heap of technical difficulties in the land of bandits and bromance.
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Politics Need to Know: Why have our soldiers died in CAR?

This week: the death of South Africa’s soldiers in the Central African Republic and renewed calls for Communications Minister Dina Pule to be sacked.
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Malema soldiers on

Malema addressed disgruntled soldiers who were placed on special leave and used the opportunity to take a dig at Jacob Zuma and the ANC

Nigerian soldiers kill al-Qaeda-linked militants

Nigerian soldiers have killed at least 16 militants blasts rocked an area of the country where Boko Haram terrorists were believed to be hiding.

Govt fights court ruling on soldier dismissals

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.

Training Afghanistan’s police seen as key to future

The future of Afghanistan is placed in the hands of police officers and their superiors. Focus is placed on skills development and education.

Latest

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories