Arms Deals

Arms deal: Take a lie test, lawyer dares Seriti

The investigator who quit the arms deal commission has lashed out against its chairperson, Judge Willie Seriti.

Arms deal probe judge in firing line

Allegations of a secret agenda have cast yet more aspersions on the commission's credibility. Glynnis Underhill reports.

Swedish TV reveals fresh claims in South Africa’s arms deal

As in SA, the ghosts of the arms deal keep returning to haunt politicians in Sweden, with a TV station revealing new details in the arms deal saga.

Taxpayers in the dark about arms deals

South Africa's arms exports show that human rights are not a priority when the government takes decisions on trade policy, according to arms experts.

Controversial appointment triggers arms probe theatrics

The Arms Procurement Commission is courting controversy again by hiring as one of its legal investigators an attorney with a controversial past.

Arms deal inquiry hits the skids

A campaign to discredit two advocates who are evidence leaders in an inquiry into the arms deal has led to fresh concerns about political meddling.

UK blocked arms sale to Swaziland

Britain blocked a $60-million sale of helicopters, armoured cars and machine guns to Swaziland.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

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

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it