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Key arms deal middleman 'not ready' to testify
Key arms deal middleman 'not ready' to testify
Fana Hlongwane, adviser to a democratic South Africa’s first defence minister, the late Joe Modise, failed to appear at the arms deal commission...
Arms deal offsets 'seriously flawed'
Arms deal offsets 'seriously flawed'
Trade and industry director general Lionel October told Swedish television that South Africa was “naive” when it came to negotiating offset...
BAE's 'bribery' channel
BAE's 'bribery' channel
A new cache of documents shows how British arms multinational BAE Systems planned a payment channel so covert its own business units would not know...
Saab admits R24-million bribe paid to clinch arms deal
Saab admits R24-million bribe paid to clinch arms deal
Swedish defence group Saab on Thursday admitted that millions were paid to clinch a South African contract for fighter jets but said its erstwhile...
Saab admits secret arms-deal payments
Saab admits secret arms-deal payments
In a disclosure likely to re-ignite controversy about the long-running arms-deal scandal, Swedish multinational Saab has disclosed that R24-million...
The memo that sank the arms probe
The memo that sank the arms probe
A six-page memo littered with contradictions and inaccuracies informed the decision to end the probe into the multibillion-rand arms deal.
That's the way the cookie crumbles
That's the way the cookie crumbles
Stefaans Brümmer and Ilham Rawoot report on the cronies who were discovered this year with their hands in the public cookie jar.
Secrets, lies and phony deals
Secrets, lies and phony deals
For years we have chased hints and allegations, but the Mail & Guardian has now obtained clear evidence of financial benefits flowing from...
The house the arms deal bought
The house the arms deal bought
Arms-deal middleman Fana Hlongwane financed a R4-million home for General Siphiwe Nyanda, the president's new parliamentary counsellor, when Nyanda...
How Menzi stymied arms probe
How Menzi stymied arms probe
Correspondence between Menzi Simelane, now prosecutions chief, and British investigators has thrown a harsh light on Simelane's repeated attempts...
UK arms-deal probe welcomed
UK arms-deal probe welcomed
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has welcomed the decision by the United Kingdom auditing body, the Accountancy and Actuarial...
BAE sees 'modest' hit from UK spending review
BAE sees 'modest' hit from UK spending review
Defence contractor BAE Systems says the impact on its business of the UK's cuts in defence spending will be "modest", though order cancellations...