Police Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed that gang-ridden areas across the country can expect to see the South African Defence Force deployed before Christmas.
Communities plagued by gang-warfare will have to wait longer after it emerged that the defence department had not passed the request onto the president.
A member of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) shot and killed his girlfriend in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Any notion that the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) should be roped in to assist the police is misguided and dangerous.
Police are yet to make any arrests in connection with a robbery at a military base in Cape Town in the early hours of Friday morning.
The employment of members of the South African National Defence Force serving towards the Southern African Development Community maritime security, in the Mozambique Channel, has been extended.
Six people died in a freak accident at the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Durban harbour’s military base.
The 2017 address by President Jacob Zuma will be the 23rd one delivered in a democratic South Africa.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have used even stronger language to denounce the decision, calling it a “declaration of war” on the citizens of South Africa.
A shooting incident on Tuesday, involving a South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldier has resulted in the death of two people.