Military Veterans Education Support Benefit

Welcome to this joint media briefing between SANMVA and the Department of Military Veterans which is focusing on the Department’s education support. Key focus is on the progress, achievements made and challenges faced as well as mitigating factors that are put in place. Education support benefit is one of the most critical benefits that the …

Exhumed UDF activists laid to rest

The Department of Military Veterans, together with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, the Sarah Baartman District Municipality and DSRAC will lay to rest seven UDF activists who were were sentenced to death and hanged at Kgosi Mampuru Prison, formerly Pretoria Central between 1987 and 1989. The six remains  will be reburied in the Eastern Cape, Kwa-Zakhele,PE on …

Women Military Veterans celebrate Women’s Month

Women Military Veterans are celebrating the Women’s month in the backdrop of the centenary of OR Tambo. The Department of Military Veterans hereby, invites Women Military Veterans as they celebrate the life and legacy of OR Tambo, the gathering is taking place on the 30th August 2017, at Emnotweni Casino, Nelspruit.   The Women Military Veterans Association …

Umkhonto we Sizwe honours Ashley Kriel

The Department of Military Veterans, in partnership with the Dullah Omar Region of uMkhonto we Sizwe in the Western Cape, and the military veterans community will commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the death of Ashley Kriel. The programme will be preceded by a wreath laying ceremony in Cape Town, Mutual Cemetery, Gate 5 at 10h00 …

Budget Vote as delivered by Hon. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

Speaker of the National Assembly / Chairperson Deputy Minister, Hon KB Maphatsoe Fellow Cabinet Colleagues and Deputy Ministers Ministers and Deputy Ministers of the JCPS cluster Co-Chairperson and members of the Joint Standing Committee on Defence Members of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans Honourable Members Secretary for Defence and Chief of the …