South African National Defence Force (SANDF)

 
New ‘normal’ as Lockdown reloaded
New ‘normal’ as Lockdown reloaded
Police have promised a more strategic approach to the extended military support of an anti-crime programme in Cape Town.
It’s time to talk prison abolition in South Africa
It’s time to talk prison abolition in South Africa
On August 7, one week after shopkeepers threw rocks at police vehicles, more than 1 500 police...
SANDF’s R1bn Cuban spend queried
SANDF’s R1bn Cuban spend queried
The government has spent close to R1-billion over the past five years paying for Cuban mechanics and technicians to repair and maintain part of the...
Khayelitsha’s people are still in the dangerous dark
Khayelitsha’s people are still in the dangerous dark
Five years after a commission of inquiry into policing issued recommendations on how to make the Cape Flats township safer, Lester...
Cape Flats: Addressing violence with violence is no solution
Cape Flats: Addressing violence with violence is no solution
What does it mean when a country resorts to military intervention in an attempt to address violence and criminal activity within its domestic...
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Their plan to redraft procurement law to put it in the defence force’s control has been scrapped
Army must uphold constitutional values
Army must uphold constitutional values
Major Fatima Isaacs recently appeared before the court of military justice at the Castle of Good Hope for her “wilful defiance, and disobeying a...
Ramaphosa laughs at generals’ proposal
Ramaphosa laughs at generals’ proposal
Army generals, frustrated with the restrictive and strict legislation governing state procurement, want government to allow them to look after...
Boys join gangs to survive in toxic environment
Boys join gangs to survive in toxic environment
It is 10 in the morning on a weekday. There are surprisingly many children milling around Hanover Park, which is covered with a blanket of winter...
ENSafrica report reveals 'irregularities' at EOH
ENSafrica report reveals 'irregularities' at EOH
An internal investigation, by IT service management company EOH has revealed serious governance failings, tender irregularities, unsubstantiated...
Fewer KZN protests allow for smooth special voting
Fewer KZN protests allow for smooth special voting
The second day of special voting has gone ahead in KwaZulu-Natal without any of the delays which marred the first day of special voting for the the...
Inside the SANDF’s budget crisis
Inside the SANDF’s budget crisis
The SAS Amatola cost R2.4-billion. One of four frigates bought as part of the infamous arms deal, the state-of-the-art ship entered service in...

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