As the commission of inquiry into the arms deal wrapped up this week, the M&G's Sarah Evans looks back at the controversy.
Richard Young has argued at the arms deal commission that the tender process employed was illogical and illegitimate.
Arms deal critic Richard Young has questioned Cabinet's role in the arms deal, saying that final decisions were "strangely" being made by Cabinet.
Jeff Radebe's bid to grease a dodgy Nigerian weapons deal has raised questions about the return of bodies from the collapsed TB Joshua church.
The former chief of acquisitions for the South African National Defence Force denies having a hand in dodgy deals and influencing tender awards.
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 isn’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 commission’s questions will be limited to his role in implementing the policy groundwork to buy arms, and his opinion on its affordability.