Arrest warrants issued for Putin, Ramaphosa deploys the troops, Macron pushes through pension changes, Pornhub sold, Paris Hilton’s terrible childhood, and Listen to a black hole.
This Russian frigate is armed with hypersonic cruise weapons and it is coming to South Africa for military training.
A disturbing video was making the rounds on social media, showing a South African soldier standing by while bodies were being thrown into a fire in Mozambique.
The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has ordered around 200 soldiers to be on standby for deployment from today as the country deteriorates ‘into unrest due to criminality’.
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is, to put it kindly, a bit of a mess.
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) isn’t exactly rolling in the cash, which makes the Cuba ‘training’ mission all the more strange.
Dashcam footage from a vehicle trailing a Rooikat tanker on the N1 near Bloemfontein captured the moment the vehicle overtakes and then loses control, smashing into a roadside barrier.
The soldier was confirmed to be drunk in an official SANDF press release, which also condemned his “disgraceful behaviour”.
‘Stomach in, chest out’ was the rallying cry regarding the fitness of our country’s officers and soldiers. This video paints a different picture.
One of the perks of being the army chief is taking up residence in the posh Pretoria neighbourhood of Waterkloof. Now taxpayers have paid for renovations that border on the farcical.
Our army has been in steady decline for a good while. In an unstable region, that is far from ideal.
It has been almost a year since Collins Khosa died at his home in Alexandra township on Good Friday, after being allegedly beaten by defence force (SANDF) soldiers.
Conflicting stories abound after the couple running the Grutte Bush Pub claimed that the South African National Defense Force was trying to evict them.
SA army’s costly Cuban blunder. Jacob Zuma ‘bitter’. What caused that Jozi stench? New WhatsApp deadline date. Djokovic nears Rafa / Roger. Meghan and Harry quit.
The United Nations has criticised heavy-handed police action in South Africa, calling it “one of the worst” during the global pandemic.
Police violence – 11 deaths, 230k arrests. Why schools can’t reopen. SAA’s latest monster bailout. Drunk driving limit headed to zero? The fall of Tatler. Kylie Jenner blows through cash.
Much coverage and analysis has been given to the tobacco sales ban, but we should also be outraged by SANDF brutality and our state failing our most vulnerable citizens.
As we hit the three-week mark of our national lockdown, the behaviour of our police and army members has come under increased scrutiny.
Homeless people at the so-called ‘homeless village’ organised a protest against their living conditions, with things turning violent.
A video showing a SANDF Casspir crashing and rolling near a petrol station has been doing the rounds on Facebook and Twitter.
It would appear that driving a tank is harder than it looks, with a recent SANDF training exercise not going to plan.
Residents of the Cape’s gang-plagued areas hoped that the presence of army forces would deter gangsters, but it soon became apparent that wouldn’t be the case.
Yesterday, President Ramaphosa announced that SANDF forces will spend another six months in gang-plagued areas. Are they actually helping?
Tuesday morning saw seven people killed, and another injured, in three separate shootings.
It’s always interesting to see what the world is reading about our neck of the woods, and if you want global reach, you can’t do much better than the New York Times.
Yesterday, the first army troops arrived on the Cape Flats, patrolling an area that has been completely overrun by gangsters and criminals.
It seems some of our soldiers haven’t been representing us very well on those United Nations peacekeeping missions. Another list you don’t really want to be topping.
In January of this year, 200 South African National Defence Force (SANDF) troops were deployed to the Central African Republic (CAR). Those 200 soliders faught over 3,000 rebels. Hundreds were killed, including 13 SANDF soldiers, before a truce was met. The killing of South African solidiers has been met with intense anger from citizens and political parties, alike. […]
Police are currently on the hunt for a group of thieves that have made of with a box containing about 70 grenades. The grenades were stolen from a delivery bakkie in Hammanskraal near Pretoria. The explosives were being transported from Cape Town.