206 arrests made in six weeks for illegal border crossings - SANDF member
This week Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, visited South African National Defence Force (SANDF) troops deployed under Operation Corona in Mpumalanga - an operation mandated by Government to protect and defend the territorial integrity of SA.
Operation Corona also supports and cooperates with neighbouring governments' efforts to combat cross-border criminal activities.
News24 engaged with the troops at the Macadamia base about their conditions and challenges. Watch.