For all official information and updates regarding COVID-19, visit the South African Department of Health's website at

Home » Search Results for "South African National Defence Force " Query (Page 2)
Filter Yesterday | Week | Month

Some South Africans in China no longer returning: Mkhize

9 March 2020, 9:16 AM

Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, says some South African students trapped in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the corona virus outbreak, have now opted to stay instead of joining the team that will be repatriated soon.

SANDF plane identified to repatriate South Africans from Wuhan remains grounded

6 March 2020, 6:49 AM

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) plane that has been identified and prepared to repatriate South Africans in China remains grounded.

SANDF to help with the repatriation of South Africans from China

5 March 2020, 9:38 PM

The South African National Defence Force has been tasked with returning the 184 South Africans from Wuhan city in China which is considered the epicentre of the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Kenya to establish national emergency coronavirus response committee – Kenyatta

28 February 2020, 8:02 PM

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced the establishment of a national emergency response committee on coronavirus.

US-South Korea military drills postponed as coronavirus spreads faster outside China

27 February 2020, 9:08 AM

The United States and South Korea postponed joint military drills on Thursday to limit the spread of coronavirus, as the number of infections outside China, the source of the outbreak, for the first time surpassed those appearing in the country.

Ramaphosa to officiate at Armed Forces Day

21 February 2020, 8:18 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is on Friday morning expected to officiate at Armed Forces Day in Polokwane.

International dignitaries arrive for King Sigcawu’s funeral

29 November 2019, 9:20 AM

International dignitaries and traditional leaders from different African tribes continue to make their way to the special official funeral of the late AmaXhosa King Zwelonke Sigcawu.

Community wants defence force on the Cape Flats

13 July 2019, 3:55 PM

As the South African  National Defence Force (SANDF) is poised to deploy troops on the Cape Flats,  there has been another fatal shooting in Blikkiesdorp, Delft.   A 22-year-old woman was also shot and wounded, and six structures set alight. The community says a minibus and a number of structures were petrol-bombed.  Gunshots were fired in […]

An electronic toll gantry on a Johannesburg highway.

Spat over toll roads in South Africa shows poor people don’t count

12 July 2019, 7:34 AM

David Makhura, Premier of Gauteng Province and the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, have aired their differences over the electronic tolling of freeways in Gauteng on Twitter.

South African soldier celebrated as young UN peacekeeper in Africa

22 June 2019, 8:55 AM

South Africa’s Dimakatso Maila, a platoon commander stationed in the DRC, is being celebrated by Africa Renewal magazine as a young UN peacekeeper in Africa.



SABC © 2020