Article Staff Reporter, Sam Sole Author, Nic Dawes Author, Stefaans Brmmer, Mbuyisi Mgibisa Comment Author & Zukile Majova -
The arrest of Glenn Agliotti on suspicion of murdering mining magnate Brett Kebble has opened perhaps the biggest can of worms in South Africaâ€™s criminal history. The arrest could have grave implications for police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi, who famously called Agliotti "my friend, finish and <i>klaar</i>".
The signature of African National Congress presidency head Smuts Ngonyama on a 2001 friendship pact with Saddam Husseinâ€™s Ba'ath party -- beneath that of Oilgate's Sandi Majali -- cements evidence that South Africa's ruling party backed Majali's pledges of political support to the embattled Iraqi regime.
The events that led to the Oilgate saga: Iraq invades Kuwait; UN Security Council imposes comprehensive sanctions on Iraq, including lifeblood oil exports; UN approves Oil for Food programme to relieve civilian hardship -- Iraq allowed to sell oil, with proceeds held in trust by UN and released only for approved humanitarian imports ... See our timeline on how the ANC got involved ...
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