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Denel ranks among top 100 defence manufacturers
Denel ranks among top 100 defence manufacturers

PRETORIA: Defence and technology company, Denel, is now ranked among the top 100 global defence manufacturers...

12 Aug 2015

Pilot license issued for remote piloted aircrafts
Pilot license issued for remote piloted aircrafts

PRETORIA: The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has issued the first pilot's licence for remotely piloted aircraft systems...

20 Jul 2015

Globalstar to deliver satellite coverage to Southern Africa
Globalstar to deliver satellite coverage to Southern Africa

Now that its gateway in Gabarone has gone live, Globalstar can deliver affordable simplex coverage across Southern Africa...

26 Jun 2015

Army deployed to Alex, KZN
Army deployed to Alex, KZN

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has deployed the army to Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, after a Zimbabwean couple was attacked and shot last night...

22 Apr 2015

Arms exports slow as demand falls and research lags
Arms exports slow as demand falls and research lags

Global demand for SA's arms is taking a knock, and the dwindling spending on research and development is rubbing salt into the wound...

6 Mar 2015

Ali Baba and the forty spies
Ali Baba and the forty spies

South Africa's worst intelligence breach has exposed cover-ups of the theft of military blueprints, attempted secret nuclear deals and the operation of extremist groups in the country...

By Shaun Smillie and Graeme Hosken 25 Feb 2015

Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming
Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming

Ministers in the Cabinet's security cluster have blamed junior officials for last week's jamming of cellphone signals in the National Assembly, saying the executive was not involved at an operational level as this had been left to officials...

23 Feb 2015

Jamming not a political decision, says Mahlobo
Jamming not a political decision, says Mahlobo

State Security Minister David Mahlobo says it was not an executive or political decision to use a cellular network jamming device that disrupted the start of SONA last week...

By Wyndham Hartley and Paul Vecchiatto 20 Feb 2015

SANDF marks Armed Forces Day
SANDF marks Armed Forces Day

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on Saturday celebrated its annual Armed Forces Day in Potchefstroom in the North West...

18 Feb 2015

SANDF to investigate reports of recruit abuse
SANDF to investigate reports of recruit abuse

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has warned that any form of abuse around military bases will not be tolerated...

6 Feb 2015

Military aircraft departs SA to bring back more bodies from Nigeria
Military aircraft departs SA to bring back more bodies from Nigeria

A C130 military aircraft has departed South Africa with a team of military health personnel and forensic pathologists to Nigeria to repatriate more bodies that have remained in that country...

5 Feb 2015

SA condemns gruesome murder of Jordanian pilot
SA condemns gruesome murder of Jordanian pilot

The South African government has condemned in the strongest possible terms the barbaric and gruesome murder of Jordanian pilot Muath Kasasbeh by the extremist terror group, ISIS...

5 Feb 2015

A key(point) ruling
A key(point) ruling

NEWSWATCH: The Minister of Police has been ordered to hand over the list of national key points to R2K and other parties, reports Mail & Guardian...

4 Dec 2014

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

Military veterans to get 5,000 new houses
Military veterans to get 5,000 new houses

The Department of Human Settlements says it will built more than 5,000 houses for military veterans in the next three years to cater for those former soldiers who need housing.

6 Oct 2014

Presidency asks everyone to assist Seriti Commission
Presidency asks everyone to assist Seriti Commission

The Presidency has advised anyone who has information that can assist the Seriti Commission of Inquiry to forward the information to assist the commission so that it can be interrogated.

29 Sep 2014

State will assist families identify remains of Lagos deaths
State will assist families identify remains of Lagos deaths

Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, has assured South Africans that government will help families to repatriate mortal remains of those citizens, who died in Lagos.

25 Sep 2014

SA seeks transformation of UN Security Council
SA seeks transformation of UN Security Council

South Africa has vowed to push for the transformation of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) ahead of the 69th UN General Assembly debate taking place in New York, this week.

By Chris Bathembu 23 Sep 2014

Nigerian church survivors return to Swartkops
Nigerian church survivors return to Swartkops

The 25 South Africans who were injured when a building at the Synagogue Church of all Nations in Nigeria collapsed, have arrived back in South Africa.

23 Sep 2014

Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Kebby Maphatsoe has withdrawn his comments suggesting that Thuli Madonsela is a CIA agent. Image: GCIS
State 'distances itself' from Maphatsoe remarks

The Government has "distanced itself" from the reported statement by Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Kebby Maphatsoe, that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is an agent of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

10 Sep 2014

AAD2014 takes to Tshwane skies
AAD2014 takes to Tshwane skies

Waterkloof Air Force Base will be a hive of activity when the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition gets the all-clear to land there 17-19 September.

By David Mwanambuyu 22 Aug 2014

Denel making sustainable profits again
Denel making sustainable profits again

The annual financial results released by state-owned arms manufacturer Denel show that the company has returned to profitability on a sustainable basis‚ group Chief Executive Riaz Saloojee says.

By Linda Ensor 18 Aug 2014

R2K picket blocked: Goes to court
R2K picket blocked: Goes to court

The Right2Know Campaign lodged an urgent court appeal yesterday after the Tshwane Metro and SAPS blocked it from picketing outside the Seriti Arms Procurement Commission.

12 Jun 2014

New ministers and their portfolios
New ministers and their portfolios

Jacob Zuma has announced the creation of new ministries in a bid to transform the economy and to restore the confidence of foreign investors in the country.

26 May 2014

President Zuma concerned over armed group activities
President Zuma concerned over armed group activities

President Jacob Zuma has expressed concern over the activities of armed rebels on the continent, and has called on the African Union to bring about stability.

19 May 2014

SANDF deployed to maintain law, order during elections
SANDF deployed to maintain law, order during elections

As the 7 May poll approaches, President Jacob Zuma has authorised the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to maintain law and order over the election period as well as during the inauguration of the President-elect.

2 May 2014

Revitalised HR component needed for SANDF - Review
Revitalised HR component needed for SANDF - Review

There is an urgent need to rejuvenate and expand the human resource component of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

24 Apr 2014

Give your piece a chance with a Biz Press Office
Give your piece a chance with a Biz Press Office

According to ongoing research by UK-based CMO institute, confidence in the effectiveness of content marketing is spurring 60% of marketers to devote increased budgets to this form of promotion year-on-year. Here's why content marketing should be an integral part of a communications campaign strategy.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 16 Apr 2014

SANDF deployment to SADC extended
SANDF deployment to SADC extended

President Jacob Zuma has extended the deployment of the South African Defence Force (SANDF) troops to the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

27 Mar 2014

Ramaphosa concludes South Sudan visit
Ramaphosa concludes South Sudan visit

Special Envoy Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his visit to South Sudan as part of mediation efforts aimed at finding a lasting political solution in the war-torn country.

13 Mar 2014

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