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.
Six people died in a freak accident at the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Durban harbour’s military base.
SANDF has condemned the actions of 30 soldiers, who arrived at City Hall in five military vehicles.
Brigadier General Leon Eggers, the General Officer Commanding the SA Army’s Signal Formation, briefly appeared in the Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria after his arrest.
Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has authorised 11 894 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to maintain law and order in co-operation with the South African police service, during the funeral of former President Nelson Mandela on Sunday. Mandela’s body is currently in Pretoria for the final day of the three period…
Kinshasa – Tensions between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and neighbouring Rwanda escalated after Rwanda accused the DRC military of firing bombs and rockets across the border. Two civilians were reportedly killed in the bombings. 1 345 members of the South African Defence Force (SANDF) have been deployed to the DRC as part of…