Apartheid alive

Shortly after the demise of apartheid in South Africa military bosses of the previous regime pledged themselves to a united and reconciled defence force.

Shortly after the demise of apartheid in South Africa military bosses of the previous regime pledged themselves to a united and reconciled defence force.

A force with a combined vision of trust and excellent service to the country.

We are shocked that 14 years into our democracy apartheid is still alive and very well in the SANDF.

Reports about a lack of transformation, racism and the appointment of whites only to senior positions are contained in a leaked report compiled by secretary for defence January Masilela shortly before his tragic death recently.

An urgent inquiry should be set up to investigate and stop the perpetuation of this anomalous situation.

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