The evidence leaders' reasons for quitting the Seriti commission of inquiry challenge its credibility.
Setting up a biased task team, investigation or inquiry does not equate with accountability.
Arms deal commission critics say government witnesses are not being cross-examined, leading to one-sided evidence before the inquiry.
The navy was so enthused by the frigates and submarines it purchased, some ministers were moved to poetry, the arms procurement commission has heard.
President Jacob Zuma has decided not to replace Judge Francis Legodi, who resigned from the arms procurement commission last week.
The arms procurement commission has been adjourned until August 19 pending the resolving of the declassification of some documents.
The arms procurement commission will begin its public hearings on Monday despite being dogged by senior resignations and a compromised integrity.
A raid on a German company has revealed a record of a deal signed by ANC heavyweight Tony Yengeni when he headed Parliament's defence committee.
As in SA, the ghosts of the arms deal keep returning to haunt politicians in Sweden, with a TV station revealing new details in the arms deal saga.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Wednesday passed wide-ranging criticisms of President Jacob Zuma and his administration.