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Arms commission: Hawks, Gripen planes 'met requirements'
Arms commission: Hawks, Gripen planes 'met requirements'
The Hawks and Gripen aircraft acquired through the arms deal have proven highly deployable and adaptable, the Seriti commission of inquiry has heard.
We needed arms purchases, insists navy
We needed arms purchases, insists navy
A Navy witness says SA needed arms because history had "seen the consequences of WW2" when Europe's navies were "caught unprepared" when war erupted.
Arms deal commision to start in-camera sessions
Arms deal commision to start in-camera sessions
The arms deal commission of inquiry could hold its first in-camera session next week, presumably around the utilisation of purchased submarines.
Arms commission: First witness defends navy purchases
Arms commission: First witness defends navy purchases
Rear-admiral Alan Green appeared as the first witness at the Seriti commission to explain why new submarines and corvettes were crucial.
Crawford-Browne balks at closure of arms deal commission
Crawford-Browne balks at closure of arms deal commission
Anti-arms deal campaigner Terry Crawford-Browne has written to Judge Willie Seriti to object the closure of the Seriti commission of inquiry.
Another arms deal commission resignation over 'second agenda'
Another arms deal commission resignation over 'second agenda'
After Judge Francis Legodi's resignation from the arms deal commission, former legal researcher Kate Painting has revealed why she left in March.
Arms deal kingpin was 'tipped off'
Arms deal kingpin was 'tipped off'
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.
NPA head blocked arms deal probe
NPA head blocked arms deal probe
Further damning evidence of how the former director general of the justice department, Menzi Simelane, scuppered the arms deal probe has emerged.
Account for arms fiasco
Account for arms fiasco
The arms deal may be old news, but corruption is at the centre of the national agenda as never before.
Arms deal commission cagey on Yengeni probe
Arms deal commission cagey on Yengeni probe
Arms Procurement Commission members, who met the prosecutorial team in Munich, were sent home empty-handed and told to go through official channels.

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