Arms Deals

Account for arms fiasco

The arms deal may be old news, but corruption is at the centre of the national agenda as never before.

Revealed: Yengeni’s R6-million ‘kickback’ agreement

A raid on a German company has revealed a record of a deal signed by ANC heavyweight Tony Yengeni when he headed Parliament's defence committee.

SA firm Denel in Saudi drone deal

South Africa's arms manufacturer Denel appears intent on selling missile-carrying drone aircraft to Saudi Arabia.

Arms commission blind to the facts

Researchers argue that there is ample evidence to suggest that the ANC benefited from the arms deal and that the party must testify at the commission.

Arms commission hiding evidence, witness says

The former senior investigator at the arms procurement commission, Mokgale Norman Moabi believes the commission was set up to be a whitewash.

Arms commission witness lashes Seriti over ANC claims

Arms procurement commission witness Terry Crawford-Browne says claims that the ANC is not implicated in corruption are "disingenuous".

Arms deal probe: Seriti’s wife went along for the ride

A leaked letter has shown that arms deal Judge Willie Sereti took "three delegates" on a fact-finding mission.

No truth in reasons for arms deal hearing delays, says investigator

Former senior investigator at the arms deal commission Mokgale Norman Moabi says he doesn't believe the reasons given for the delay of the hearings.

Arms deal commission: Desperately seeking Fana Hlongwane

Although he has been implicated in arms deal irregularities, Fana Hlongwane will not be testifying during the first round of public hearings.

Seriti’s ‘family ties’ tangle office politics

The troubles of the chairperson of the arms procurement commission, Judge Willie Seriti, are mounting.

Pimples: Zuma’s political foosball

Public protector Thuli Madonsela hasn't mastered the foosball of political corruption as she squares off against President Jacob Zuma.

Arms deal: Seriti rejects call to take a lie-detector test

The chairperson of the arms procurement commission, Judge Willie Seriti, has rejected Mokgale Norman Moabi's challenge to take a lie-detector test.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income