Hennie Van Vuuren, author and key critic of the arms deal, has declined to take the oath or give evidence at the arms procurement commission.
President Jacob Zuma has spent the last few years deciding exactly what is and what isnâ€™t a Western thing. Eiffel Tower, anyone?
A group of organisations calling for the Sereti inquiry's disbanding said a commission statement labelling them 'foot soldiers' was racist.
Anti-arms deal campaigner Terry Crawford-Browne has criticised the arms deal contracts and recommends Jacob Zuma blacklist companies like Thales.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was one of the MPs who exposed details on the arms deal, the inquiry heard.
An arms deal critic has said that Tony Blair should have been summoned to testify at the Seriti commission.
According to evidence from official investigations, the former defence minister was central to claims about corruption surrounding the deal.
Former Scopa chairperson Gavin Woods says Joe Modise, who died in 2001, benefited from the arms deal - although not in cash.
Asking phase two witnesses to disprove statements made by government witnesses will not get to the bottom of the arms deal.
Richard Young failed to arrive as expected to testify about the allegations of fraud and corruption surrounding the arms deal.
Richard Young will take the stand carrying in his back pocket allegations of French and German bribes and the case against Jacob Zuma.
The commissionâ€™s questions will be limited to his role in implementing the policy groundwork to buy arms, and his opinion on its affordability.
Concluding his evidence, former finance Trevor Manuel has rejected claims he said there were issues with the arms deal that wouldn't be uncovered.
After Tshwane police declined the rights group's request to picket during Trevor Manuel's arms deal testimony, a high court has given it the go-ahead.
The official figure for the controversial 1999 defence procurement package from the National Treasury is R46.666-billion, according to a news report.
The commission has not declassified all the documents before it, and legal teams are still not given adequate time to prepare for cross-examinations.
The Seriti commission of inquiry, which is investigating alleged corruption in SA's multibillion-rand arms deal, is set to resume in January.