Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says Southern African Development Community has an early warning system in place for quick intervention if the situation deteriorates in Lesotho.
Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has paid tribute to around 300 women soldiers deployed on a peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo
South Africa is fully committed to rooting out sexual abuse by United Nations peacekeepers and takes such allegations in a serious light.
Issues of peace and security in the Southern African Development Community region and economic cooperation featured prominently in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first official trip abroad.
On Thursday, President Jacob Zuma, Madiba’s eldest daughter Makaziweand Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula visited Madiba. Friday 28 June 2013 14:24
Technical teams from the South African National Defence Force will start their work in the Vaal on Monday. The soldiers have been deployed to help rehabilitate the polluted Vaal River system.
South Africa, India, Australia and New Zealand are among countries pausing for the centenary of the end of World War One to remember their countrymen who died fighting on the other side of the world.
Sunday November 11th marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. 86 world leaders, joined by a South African delegation led by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, will be meeting in Paris for a commemoration.
The South African military says that budget cuts have hampered its defence capacity at home and its ability to participate in foreign peacekeeping operations.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is set to hold elections on 23 December. The country continues to grapple with political instability and security issues ahead of the highly anticipated polls.
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