Department of Military Veterans

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Department of Military Veterans
Emblem of the South African Department of Military Veterans.svg
Emblem of the Department
Department overview
Formed 28 December 2009 (2009-12-28)
Preceding Department
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Headquarters 328 Festival Street, Hatfield
25°45′S 28°11′E / 25.75°S 28.18°E / -25.75; 28.18
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Department executive

The Department of Military Veterans is a department of the Government of South Africa that is responsible for providing support and services to veterans of the South African military, including veterans of the armed wings of anti-apartheid movements (Umkhonto we Sizwe and APLA). The political head of the department is the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans; as of 2013 this is Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Her deputy is Kebby Maphatsoe, and the administrative head of the department is Director-General Tsepe Motumi.


External links[edit]