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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...
Axed Armscor CEO challenges his dismissal
Axed Armscor CEO challenges his dismissal
Axed Armscor CEO Sipho Thomo is challenging his dismissal, the chairperson of Parliament's portfolio committee on defence said on Tuesday.
Axed Armscor boss accused over R95m loss
Axed Armscor boss accused over R95m loss
In a new twist to the axing of Armscor boss Sipho Thomo, the Mail & Guardian understands that Thomo was alleged to have negotiated, without...
Armscor CEO Thomo axed
Armscor CEO Thomo axed
Suspended Armscor CEO Sipho Thomo has been fired, chairperson Popo Molefe confirmed on Wednesday.

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