2018/19 Budget Vote 19: Defence & MIlitary Veterans

The Honourable House Chair, The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Honourable Nosiviwe Maphisa-Nqakula, Honourable Members and guests This year marks the centenary celebration of the first Commander in Chief of Umkhonto we Sizwe and the first Commander in Chief of the South African National Defence Force, the late President Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela. The Department …

Defence & Military Veterans Budget Vote 2018/19

Introduction of the debate on the Defence and Military Veterans Budget Vote 2018 in the National Assembly, by Hon Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Minister for Defence and Military Veterans, Parliament, Cape Town Speaker of the National Assembly / Chairperson Deputy Minister, Hon KB Maphatsoe Cabinet Colleagues and Deputy Ministers Chairperson and Members of the Portfolio Committee on …

Taking services to Military Veterans of the Eastern Cape Province

The Department of Military Veterans jointly with the Eastern Cape Provincial government and other stakeholders; will as part of the government programme of action take services closer to military veterans. This is a planned interaction with Military Veterans from statutory and non-statutory forces on matters pertaining to the delivery of benefits as stipulated in 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 …