Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has described the late head of the army, Lieutenant General Thabiso Mokhosi, as a dedicated cadre who always prioritised service to the country.
Funeral service underway for the Chief of Army Lieutenant General Thabiso Mokhosi at the Nangoza Jebe Hall in Port Elizabeth. He died on Tuesday in Pretoria hospital following a short illness.
The funeral for the Chief of the South African Army, Lieutenant General, Thabiso Mokhosi is taking place in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) troops who will be serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say they are ready for the mission.