South Africa:Defence Force Rifle Tied to Cash-In-Transit Heist, Minister Reveals

[News24Wire] Some South African National Defence Force (SANDF) officials fall foul of the law by losing or stealing official firearms and ammunition, and at least one of these weapons has ended up being used during a cash-in-transit heist, Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula revealed this week.

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South Africa: How Mandela Helped Defence Minister’s Slain Son See First Light

[News24Wire] Former president Nelson Mandela had come to the assistance of Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula when she went into labour with her son Chumani 23 years ago. On Saturday night Chumani was fatally stabbed in Bezuidenhout Valley while his mother was overseas for work.

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South Africa: Government Apologises for Mine Killings

[Cameroon Tribune]South Africa’s Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula on Tuesday August 21 apologised to striking miners where the police on August 16 killed 34 of them in clashes that left 10 other people dead.

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