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What does SANDF stand for?

SANDF stands for South African National Defence Force

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The President has extended until April 2014, the following operations; The employment of Eight Hundred and Fifty (850) South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel in Darfur, Sudan, for service in fulfilment of the international obligations of the Republic of South Africa towards the African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN).
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- South Africa has authorized a total of 400 South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel to the Central African Republic (CAR).
In the 11 chapters, they discuss the response of the South African National Defence Force, the impact of HIV/AIDS in prison and the military, the social history of the disease in the country, children orphaned by AIDS, the right of access to treatment, grass roots activists in the country, prevalence among educators, and the disease in poor rural households.
The South African Security Forces Union (SASFU) is accusing the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) of discriminating against HIV-infected people by refusing them employment, promotion or deployment to foreign posts.
What is nevertheless evident is, firstly, an increasing emphasis of African strategic imperatives and resultant proactive initiatives pertaining to peace support operations and the corresponding realignment of armed forces and arms procurement; secondly, the strategic repositioning of the South African National Defence Force in accordance with revised defence legislation and a future orientated military strategy; thirdly, the emergence of more specific official views regarding positive intelligence; and, finally, the further development of official views on contemporary challenges and emerging security issues.