SABC News - Military Veterans


Committee calls for urgent review of SA’s military bases

Monday 17 April 2017 06:45

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans has called for an urgent review of security at all military bases around the country.


Castle of Good Hope commemorates 350th years

Saturday 2 January 2016 18:14

Castle of Good Hope CEO Calvin Gilfillan says they are continuing with efforts to have the historical building declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.


'Military Veterans’ housing needs a ticking time bomb for SA'

Monday 24 August 2015 11:51

The Millitary Veterans have warned that South Africa is sitting on a ticking time bomb if their housing needs are not being attended to urgently.


Sisulu acknowledges military veterans' housing complaints

Sunday 23 August 2015 12:47

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has admitted that government failed to address the military veterans' problems before they got out of hand.


Some of the military veterans have occupied some of the houses at the Cornubia Housing Project site, north of Durban although they have not yet been allocated.
Homeless military veterans impatient with SA govt

Saturday 22 August 2015 18:18

Military veterans have warned that South Africa is sitting on a ticking bomb with regard to housing needs.


Sisulu promises 5000 military veterans houses in next 8 months

Tuesday 11 August 2015 06:39

More than 5000 veterans registered on the Department of Military Veterans database should have houses by the end of this financial year, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said on Monday.


 Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the international women's day is a day for women to unite.
Women military veterans still face many challenges: Mapisa-Nqakula

Saturday 8 March 2014 14:03

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has hailed women from all over the world for their role in liberation struggles.


MK Veteran and Lieutenant General Lehlohonolo Moloi will be laid to rest on the 3rd January.
ANC honours Lieutenant Moloi at memorial service

Tuesday 31 December 2013 17:02

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng held a memorial service to honour Lieutenant General Lehlohonolo Moloi at Pretoria's City Hall.


Deputy Minister of Military Veterans, Thabang Makwetla assured the beneficiaries that the health care service will at a later stage cater them and their families.
R300 million set aside for Military Veterans

Friday 8 November 2013 18:49

The Department of Military Veterans has set aside R300 million for the implementation of a number of programs aimed at taking care of the welfare of military veterans.


More than 200  veterans have not received health care cards
Healthcare cards for military veterans

Thursday 7 November 2013 08:00

The Military Veterans Department says it will consider providing dependants of former liberation struggle solders as well as those of SADF with healthcare cards.


An application to set aside a military veterans
Military veterans lose court challenge

Wednesday 16 October 2013 17:32

An application to set aside a Military Veterans' Department conference was struck from the roll by the High Court in Pretoria today, the department said.


Approximately 600 delegates are expected to attend the conference.
Military Veterans conference to get underway

Sunday 29 September 2013 12:35

The Department of Military Veterans is hosting a conference on the establishment of a National Umbrella Association in Boksburg on Sunday.


PAC urges government to speed-up land redistribution

Saturday 2 March 2013 18:16

Political party the PAC has applauded the SA government for scraping the willing buyer, willing seller approach to land redistribution.


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