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EDITORIAL: Arms against democracy

Make no mistake: this is a deal with the devil, and the real cost will be recorded not on any balance sheet, but on the nation’s soul

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...

Cyril laughs at generals’ proposal

Their plan to redraft procurement law to put it in the defence force’s control has been scrapped

R4bn price tag for presidential jet ‘impractical’ – Armscor

The reported R4-billion price tag for a new presidential jet was impractical, the government defence and security acquisition agency, Armscor, said.

Arms deal critic: Armscor’s role was usurped by government

Arms deal critic Richard Young has questioned Cabinet's role in the arms deal, saying that final decisions were "strangely" being made by Cabinet.

Witnesses question arms commission’s opaqueness

Three high-profile witnesses have raised concerns about a lack of openness at the arms deal commission, which has resumed its inquiry.

Overberg Test Range could team with Nasa for big renewal

Government is looking into reviving the launch facilities at the Overberg Test Range for a possible collaboration with Nasa.

Armscor sackings don’t fly

Speculation is rife that Armscor board members were fired because they might have opposed President Jacob Zuma's new plane.

Mapisa-Nqakula sacks Armscor heads

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has sacked arms procurement parastatal Armscor's board chair and deputy chair.

Arms dealer keeps military at bay amid ‘Boeremag’ claims

A weapons dealer has been granted an interim interdict against the military after it seized an arms stash it said could be used in a Boeremag coup.

Now it’s AdoAir vs air force

Company that loses contract takes defence department to court to explain its decision.

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.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

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REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders