Department: Military Veterans

Contact Details

Physical: 328 Festival Street, Hatfield, Pretoria
Postal: Private Bag X943, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 765 9300 / 080 232 3244
Fax: 012 671 1108


The mission of the Department of Military Veterans is to facilitate delivery and coordinate all activities that recognise and entrench the restoration of dignity and appreciation of the contribution of military veterans to our freedom and nation-building.

The Military Veterans Act aims to: establish a framework for the implementation of the national policy and standards governing military veterans' affairs; improve the quality of life of military veterans and their dependants so they may realise their socio-economic progress; and recognise and honour military veterans in life and remember them in death for their sacrifices on behalf of the nation.

The Act places an obligation for the state to roll out the following proposed services and benefits to the military veterans and their dependents: military pension; housing; free access to military health services; free/subsidised access to public transport; skills acquisition and education support; job placement; burial support; entrepreneurial support services; and counselling. All the proposed benefits are accessed through a means test. In other words, each individual application is evaluated on a needs assessment and case-by-case basis.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms N Mapisa-Nqakula
Deputy Minister
Mr K Maphatsoe
Director General
Mr M Ozinsky

Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
Deputy Minister:
Mr Kebby Maphatsoe
Director General:
Mr Max Ozinsky (Acting)
Mr Michael Kunene (Personal Assistant: Deputy Minister)
Ms Puseletso Mthombeni (Personal Assistant: Director General)
Ms Nozuko Gqirhana Woko (Personal Assistant: Minister)
Chief of Staff:
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Sibongiseni Ndlovu
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Nontobeko Mafu (Empowerment and Stakeholder Management)
Dr Alex Mahapa (Socio-Economic Support Services)
Maj Gen Lifeni Make (Corporate Services)
Senior Management:
Qondumteto Jali (Chief Director: MV Beneficiary)
Ms Princess Morolo (Chief Director: Health and Wellness)
Mr Alfred Ngobeni (Chief Director: Stakeholder Relations)
Adv Nandipha Ntsalupha (Chief Director: Strategic Support)
Communications Officers:
Mr Mangaliso Khonza (Ministerial Liaison Officer)
Myrtle Mothei
Mr Mbulelo Musi (Chief Director: Communications)
Ms Joy Nonzukiso Peter (Ministerial Spokesperson)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEQualifiedQualifiedDisclaimerNew Auditee
Total Final Appropriation582 990507 209351 452n/a
Actual Expenditure348 609463 063165 933n/a
Employee Compensation100 63883 58845 000n/a
Goods and Services178 840155 531118 016n/a
Capital Assets11 5565 0532 915n/a
Unauthorised Expenditure---n/a
Irregular Expenditure123 69327 44721 151n/a
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure811802-n/a
Posts Approved169169169n/a
Posts Filled133131123n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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