83 SANDF Cars Destroyed In Fire In Wallmannstal during fire rescue training – They should contain fires, not create fires

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says it’s investigating an incident where 83 military vehicles were destroyed in a fire at its vehicle depot in Wallmannstal, north of Pretoria. The incident took place last week when the fire rescue team was conducting training at the area, the grass caught fire and subsequently spread to […]
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Minister’s Benz: Going… going … gone …. for R10!

A Mercedes-Benz sedan belonging to Defence and Military Veterans’ Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was sold for a lousy R10 during an auction in King William’s Town on Thursday morning. This after it was placed under the hammer after Mapisa-Nqakula had failed to settle a R50000 debt to a King William’s Town garage which had worked on […]
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Cyril Ramaphosa’s leaked emails: Echoes of apartheid-era dirty tricks

A routine smear. This is the view of the overwhelming majority of commentators and analysts about last weekend’s “revelations” in the Sunday Independent that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was a serial womaniser. The commentariat can expect more such smears. They will come against more than one candidate running for the presidency of the governing ANC […]
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Farmer of Mpumalanga arrested after his alleged attacker dies

A 51-year-old farmer from Mpumalanga has been taken into custody after he stabbed his attacker who later died on Friday. The farmer whose name will not be released until he appears in court said that he was driving between Heidel Valley and Rocky Drift when a young man threw a rock at the vehicle. The […]
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Grim Picture Of Mass Erosion Of The South Africa’s Army And Defence Industry – Drop Of 130,000 Employees To Just 15,000 Since 1990

The Defence Industry Strategy document, currently available for public comment, paints a grim picture for the country’s defence industry, detailing the mass erosion of the sector. This includes a R12 billion drop in turnover from 1990, and a drop from 130,000 employees to just 15,000 in the same time period. The 240 page document is intended to serve as the […]
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SA On the fast track to a dictatorship: A climate of fear is being deliberately fostered by the regime

MK vets are displaying pure intimidation, paving the road towards tyranny. It may have only been a small group of protesters; they may have been carrying no weapons and they may not have acted violently – but they represent a frightening future for this country. The uniformed Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) veterans who gathered outside the […]
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New Arms Deal allegations – Zuma just want to enrich himself !!

Jacob Zuma allegedly received hundreds of thousands of rand, as well as expensive gifts from the Thales Group, as part of a 1997 arms deal, according to court papers. The new High Court filing – containing an affidavit from Ajay Sooklal, a lawyer in Pretoria – has been submitted. Sooklal claims he was a confidant […]
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South African Defence Force deployed to forcefully remove residence – somewhere someone abused their powers

Earlier on Thursday morning violence erupted when approximately 30 Military Police vehicles and 7 Ratels were deployed to remove “illegal immigrants” in Marievale,  a residential area is situated between Nigel and Springs. More than 50 people were taken to Dunnottar SAPS. Several were assaulted. Residents and police officials were denied access to the residential area […]
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More Weapons Looted from Government Sources: Is there a reason?

This has not been a particularly good Easter weekend for the authorities. Early on Good Friday morning several criminals raided 9 SA Infantry Battalion’s base in Khayelitsha, and escaped with six R4 automatic rifles and ammunition. Later the same day a report in the Daily Dispatch surfaced about a Dimbaza SAPS constable who is on […]
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The State Supplies Arms To Criminals: Robbers Raid 9 SAI Battalion Base, Steal R4 Rifles

 Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that I permit myself more than occasional spells of righteous indignation. Any sentient person held hostage by the machinations of the incumbent South African government and its president would themselves likely be familiar with such emotions. Like an overly generous Pandora’s Box of endless shenanigans, our State […]
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