Arms Deals

Judge Seriti has left the building

As the commission of inquiry into the arms deal wrapped up this week, the M&G's Sarah Evans looks back at the controversy.

Arms deal ‘the shakiest acquisition I have ever seen’

Richard Young has argued at the arms deal commission that the tender process employed was illogical and illegitimate.

Nigeria collapse: Did Radebe barter arms for bodies?

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.

Chippy unlikely to get a shakedown at arms deal commission

The former chief of acquisitions for the South African National Defence Force denies having a hand in dodgy deals and influencing tender awards.

Arms deal critic Van Vuuren keeps silent

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.

Arms deal group condemns ‘racist’ commission statements

A group of organisations calling for the Sereti inquiry's disbanding said a commission statement labelling them 'foot soldiers' was racist.

Modise’s family gun for the wrong man at arms commission

According to evidence from official investigations, the former defence minister was central to claims about corruption surrounding the deal.

Arms deal: Who should make the case against the state?

Asking phase two witnesses to disprove statements made by government witnesses will not get to the bottom of the arms deal.

Whistle-blower fails to appear at arms deal commission

Richard Young failed to arrive as expected to testify about the allegations of fraud and corruption surrounding the arms deal.

Arms deal commission phase two: Enter the whistle-blowers

Richard Young will take the stand carrying in his back pocket allegations of French and German bribes and the case against Jacob Zuma.

Arms deal: Was Thabo Mbeki complicit?

The commission’s questions will be limited to his role in implementing the policy groundwork to buy arms, and his opinion on its affordability.

Right 2 Know granted permission to picket at arms deal commission

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.

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Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

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Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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