Armed Forces Day South Africa

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa earlier delivered the keynote address at the annual Armed Forces Day Celebrations, held annually on 21 February in commemoration of the sinking of the SS Mendi steamship on 21 February 1917. It was one of South Africa's worst tragedies during the First World War. A total of 616 black South African troops died when the SS Mendi sank on its way to France. The annual Armed Forces Day event, which is meant to expand public understanding of the role of the South African National Defence Force, this year forms part of the 25th anniversary of South Africa's democratic force. Our reporter Lebogang Mabange is in Polakwane and sent us this update on events...