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It's normal deployment this time of the year, says SANDF

Soldiers 'prepare for street patrols'

Is the army preparing to return to the streets again amid the surge in Covid-19 cases in some provinces and ahead of the festive season?

According to a leaked army document foot soldiers have been instructed to make standby arrangements in all nine provinces as a measure to handle "any internal disturbance or eventuality that might occur". ..

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