16 September 2014   Minister of Defence hosts Special Envoy of the Great Lakes Region

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Honourable Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqcakula hosted Mr Said Djinnit of Algeria who is the Special Envoy to the Secretary General of United Nation for the Great Lakes Region, on Thursday 11 September 2014 at The Table Bay Hotel, Water Front in Cape Town...

 11 August 2014   SA Navy Youth and Gender Seminar 2014

Celebrating 20 years of the SA Navy that remains unchallenged at sea by being inspired, empowered to enhance and advocate change in the DOD was the theme of this year Gender/Youth seminar that took place on 05-06 August 2014 at the Old Mutual Complex, Pinelands, Cape Town...

 07 August 2014   Naval Base Simon’s Town Public Relations department contribute their 67 minutes of Mandela

Public Relations department contributed their 67 minutes for Mandela Day by painting, cleaning and donating food, blankets and clothes at Masincedisani Home for Children in Masiphumelele ...

 05 August 2014   A final farewell to former Chief of the Navy, Vice Admiral Andries “Dries” Petrus Putter

Vice Admiral Andries “Dries” Petrus Putter, the former Chief of the South African Navy (SAN) died at the Bayview Hospital in Mossel Bay on the 17 July 2014 at the age of 78.

He was appointed Chief of the Navy twice, from 1 October 1982 to 30 June 1985 and again from 1 April 1989 to 30 June 1990...

 01 August 2014   SAS SALDANHA Nelson Mandela Day Activities

Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July. It was inspired by a call of the late state man made for the next generation to take on the batten of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices...

 30 July 2014   Hydrographic Office - Mandela Day 2014

On Friday, 18 July 2014, a contingent of the Hydrographic Office made full use of the opportunity to do something special for a needy community on Madiba’s birthday...

 

 30 July 2014   Visit to the SA Navy Fleet by AFCON

The South African Armour Formation Command Conference (AFCON) group from the South African (SA) Army visited the Fleet on Saturday, 26 July 2014...

 

 30 July 2014   Naval Station Port Elizabeth lending a helping hand for 67 minutes of Madiba

Naval Station Port Elizabeth (NSPE) contributed their 67 minutes for Mandela Day painting classrooms at Kama Primary School at New Brighton, joined by R Adm (JG) M. Lobese who is a former student at the school, and Eastern Cape Traffic Services, teachers and some community members...

 28 July 2014     Department of Defence Budget Vote 2014

"SANDF’s main responsibilities are to defend and protect the country, safeguard its borders and infrastructure, promote peace and security, perform development and other tasks assigned to it.” This was the statement made by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqcakula...

 28 July 2014     Operational Sea Training Team’s Mandela Day at Ocean View School for Learners with Special Educational Needs

A detailed plan of assistance was compiled which included a R500 donation from OSTT members, an enthusiastic and skilled/talented labour force and the volunteering of various in-house available resources...

 28 July 2014   Surface Ships - SAS UMZIMKULU make their mark during Mandela Day

For the SA Navy, Mandela Day is an extremely important date on the calendar and that includes the ship’s company of SAS UMZIMKULU. It is another opportunity in the year for the SA Navy to show that we are the People’s Navy, by reaching out to the community and lend a helping hand to where it is needed...

 28 July 2014   SA Navy support to Ingquza Hill Mayoral week in Lusikisiki

The iNgquza Hill 2014 Mayoral Week Career Expo is organised by the BREAD FOUNDATION, a registered Non-Profit Company in partnership with the iNgquza Hill Local Municipality, the local District of the Department of Education and iNgquza Development Agenda...

 28 July 2014   SAS Spioenkop celebrates 67 minutes

The crew members of the SAS SPIOENKOP did their part for the 67 minutes for Mandela Day on 18 July 2014 at the Children of Hope Educare Centre. This is a small day care centre in Redhill informal settlement...

 25 July 2014   Unit Services SANBARRACKS reached close to home during Madiba’s birthday

On a cold winter’s morning, the 18 of July 2014, Tata Madibas birthday, the members of Unit Services SANBARRACKS decided to assist one of their members who reside in the Redhill, Simonstown area...

 

 23 July 2014   Naval Station Durban (NS Dbn) heeds the call for 67 minutes to honour the late Madiba

On 18 July 2014, NS Dbn in partnership with Barloworld gathered in Umbumbulu to celebrate the legacy of Madiba, like thousands of individuals and organizations throughout South Africa that contributed towards service projects to uplift the previously disadvantaged community...

 25 July 2014   SAS SIMONSBERG - Mandela Day – Beaconvale Frail Care Centre – Mitchell’s Plain

18 July was a special day at SAS SIMONSBERG. This year a small contingent of delegates went with a clear mission “...go brighten the frail and elderly citizens corner!”...

 

 25 July 2014   Flag Officer Fleet Celebrating Mandela day

Living Hope Clinic provides guidance in four ministries, seeking to impact South Africa’s Southern Cape Peninsula with holistic approach that works to support those who are affected and infected by HIV&AIDS and other diseases as well as several other contribution factors...

 22 July 2014   Bikers’ Mandela Day at CAFDA

The SA Navy Motorcyclists Association together with the Iron Wings RC bikers from Ysterplaat Air Force Base chose the Cape Flats Development Association (CAFDA) as an organisation to support on Mandela Day 18 July 2014...

 

 22 July 2014   Navy Headquarters and SAS IMMORTELLE Do Their Bit for Mandela Day

On Friday 18 July 2014, SAS IMMORTELLE and Navy Headquarters jointly took on the task of renovating The Star Day Care in Olivenhoutbosch...

 

 22 July 2014   A Final Farewell to Former Chief of the SA Navy Vice Admiral Ronald Alvin Edwards SSAS SM

The former Chief of the South African Navy (SAN), Vice Admiral Ronald Alvin Edwards passed away on 3 July 2014. He was the Chief of the SAN from the 1 February 1980 to 30 September 1982...

 

 21 July 2014   A shift in ties or rather tries for the SA and French Naval Rugby Teams

The French Navy rugby team (The RC Marine Nationale), RCMN played against the SA Navy Rugby team on Monday, 14 July 2014, at Martello sports field in Simon’s Town...

 

 12 July 2014   Cocktail Function and Parade at the Knysna Festival

SAS UMHLOTHI hosted a cocktail function on board on 10 July 2014, at Thesen’s Island Jetty in Knysna...

 
 11 July 2014   Knysna Festival Day Two

Shortly after the arrival in Knysna on Wednesday, some members of SAS UMHLOTI were invited to participate in the Flavours of Knysna Oyster competition...

 

 10 July 2014   SAS UMHLOTHI goes through the heads of Knysna

Officer Commanding SAS UMHLOTHI, Cdr Brian Short, entered the infamous Knysna Heads for his first time on Wednesday 09 July 2014...

 

 08 July 2014   Chief Navy visits Zimbabwe for Exercise Nyaminyami

The South African Naval delegation led by Chief of the SA Navy, V Adm M. Hlongwane, hounored the invitation to attend EXERCISE NYAMINYAMI which was held in the Northern part of the Kariba Dam as observers...

 

 03 July 2014   The prestigious SA Navy Golf Day 2014

The Chief of the South African Navy’s annual Prestige Golf Day is one important event on the SA Navy’s sports calendar, as it not only allows players to display their finesse or lack thereof on the golf course ...

 

 

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