But the advocate appearing for Fana Hlongwane at the arms deal commission says his client “wants to come and give evidence”.
Trade and industry director general tells Swedish broadcaster that projects were not sustainable
Shamin Shaik and Fana Hlongwane have been subpoenaed to testify during phase two of the arms procurement commission.
The commission of inquiry into allegations of fraud and corruption in the multibillion-rand arms deal has denied that it cannot find Fana Hlongwane.
Fana Hlongwane, a former state adviser central to the arms deal probe, was evidently tipped off his office and home would be raided by the Scorpions.
Although he has been implicated in arms deal irregularities, Fana Hlongwane will not be testifying during the first round of public hearings.
Defence contracts allegedly showing evidence of bribery in the arms deal have been released by the Democratic Alliance.
Documents reveal the cunning origin of the British arms company's system used to channel alleged kickbacks to South African arms deal 'advisers'.
The Hawks have assured the DA that they will investigating new allegations of bribery into the multi-billion rand arms deal, the party says.
A R24-million commission was hidden from Saab by its partner, BAE Systems.
A 'poorly drafted' six-page document informed the decision to end the arms deal investigation.
Stefaans Brümmer and Ilham Rawoot report on the cronies who were discovered this year with their hands in the public cookie jar.
For years we have chased hints and allegations, now the M&G has obtained clear evidence of financial benefits from the arms deal.
Arms-deal middleman Fana Hlongwane financed a R4-million home for General Siphiwe Nyanda when Nyanda prepared to step down as defence force chief.
The tepid statement made by the Hawks reveals the pitfalls of creeping hegemonic power.
The National Prosecuting Authority maintained a stony silence this week on the Hawks' canning of the arms deal probe.
The arms deal investigation is dead. After a decade of investigators' blood, sweat and tears, Hawks boss Anwa Dramat has effectively buried the probe.
Criminal charges were filed on Thursday against Sweden's Saab AB for bribery after the emergence of new facts relating to the sale of aircraft to SA.
Unexplained deposits in Joe Modise's bank account add to the mounting questions about the arms deal.