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Denel wants to sell arms to Egypt
Denel wants to sell arms to Egypt
Nearly 2 000 people were arrested in Egypt this week. Their crime? Daring to protest against the country’s military government. The act of...
Ramaphosa laughs at generals’ proposal
Ramaphosa laughs at generals’ proposal
Army generals, frustrated with the restrictive and strict legislation governing state procurement, want government to allow them to look after...
Bank at heart of Gambian tyranny
Bank at heart of Gambian tyranny
Yahya Jammeh once said he would rule the Gambia for “one billion years”. His rule proved somewhat shorter — he lost the presidential...
R4bn price tag for presidential jet 'impractical' - Armscor
R4bn price tag for presidential jet 'impractical' - Armscor
“Remember that this [stage] is only a request for information [RFI]. I don’t know where the R4-billion comes from, because quite frankly we...
Arms deal critic: Armscor's role was usurped by government
Arms deal critic: Armscor's role was usurped by government
Arms procurement parastatal Armscor should have played the leading role in the 1999 multibillion-rand purchase of military equipment, the Seriti...
Witnesses question arms commission's opaqueness
Witnesses question arms commission's opaqueness
As the arms deal commission in Pretoria resumes its inquiry this week into the 1999 arms deal, three high-profile witnesses represented by Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) have raised serious concerns about a lack of openness at the commission. ...
Overberg Test Range could team with Nasa for big renewal
Overberg Test Range could team with Nasa for big renewal
Government is considering brushing the dust off its rocket launching facilities to use them for space science. The Overberg Test Range has a wide...
Armscor sackings don't fly
Armscor sackings don't fly
The chairperson of the Armscor board, Lieutenant General Maomela "Mojo" Motau, and his deputy, attorney Refiloe Mokoena, are considering...
Mapisa-Nqakula sacks Armscor heads
Mapisa-Nqakula sacks Armscor heads
Chairperson Lieutenant Colonel Moreti Motau and deputy chairperson Refiloe Mokoena were told to vacate office in terms of section 8c of the...
Arms dealer keeps military at bay amid 'Boeremag' claims
Arms dealer keeps military at bay amid 'Boeremag' claims
A weapons dealer has been granted an interim interdict against the military by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria after it seized a container...
Now it's AdoAir vs air force
Now it's AdoAir vs air force
The political turbulence buffeting the presidential VIP aircraft is worsening as attention now focuses on the relationship between the department...
Agents paid millions in submarine deal
Agents paid millions in submarine deal
Ferrostaal, the lead company in the consortium that sold South Africa submarines as part of the controversial 1999 arms deal, paid more than...

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