Category Archives: Military

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Amper 33 000 rondtes ammunisie in weermag gesteel of verlore in twee jaar

Die minister van Verdediging en Militêre Veterane, me Nosisiwe Mapisa-Nqakula, het skriftelik bevestig dat 32 956 rondtes ammunisie die afgelope twee jaar (2013/14 en 2014/15) in die Weermag gesteel of verlore geraak het. In dieselfde tydperk is agtien vuurwapens, waarvan tien 9mm pistole, twee 303 jaggewere en 6x R4-aanvalsgewere, gesteel of verlore. Dit volg in antwoord op ‘n vraag van dr Pieter Groenewald (LP) van die Vryheidsfront Plus in die parlement. “Die groot hoeveelheid ammunisie is uiters kommerwekkend en die minister sal moet verduidelik hoe is…

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SA condemns military take-over in Lesotho

Pretoria – The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has warned the military in Lesotho that South Africa, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the African Union (AU) will not tolerate the unconstitutional take-over of the neighbouring mountain kingdom. On Saturday, the Lesotho Defence Force took over the radio and TV stations, resulting in a total black out in broadcast. The army had also taken over several police stations, including the police headquarters. The incidents have also forced Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane…

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