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Key arms deal middleman ‘not ready’ to testify

But the advocate appearing for Fana Hlongwane at the arms deal commission says his client “wants to come and give evidence”.

Arms deal offsets ‘seriously flawed’

Trade and industry director general tells Swedish broadcaster that projects were not sustainable

BAE’s ‘bribery’ channel

Documents reveal the cunning origin of the British arms company's system used to channel alleged kickbacks to South African arms deal 'advisers'.

Saab admits secret arms-deal payments

A R24-million commission was hidden from Saab by its partner, BAE Systems.

Saab admits R24-million bribe paid to clinch arms deal

Swedish defence group Saab says R24m was paid to clinch a South African contract for fighter jets -- but said its UK partner BAE paid the bribe.

Secrets, lies and phony deals

For years we have chased hints and allegations, now the <i>M&G</i> has obtained clear evidence of financial benefits from the arms deal.

The house the arms deal bought

Arms-deal middleman Fana Hlongwane financed a R4-million home for General Siphiwe Nyanda when Nyanda prepared to step down as defence force chief.

How Menzi stymied arms probe

As director general of the justice department, Menzi Simelane repeatedly hobbled the arms-deal probe.

UK arms-deal probe welcomed

Cosatu has welcomed the decision by a United Kingdom auditing body to launch a new investigation into South Africa's arms deal.

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".

Fresh evidence of arms payoffs

Unexplained deposits in Joe Modise's bank account add to the mounting questions about the arms deal.

BAE’s global bribing campaign

So now it's clear: BAE Systems paid bribes to sell its weapons -- and prosecuting bosses in the United Kingdom are as politically pliant as our own.

BAE reaches $450m settlement with US, Britain

BAE Systems will pay about $450-million in fines in the United States and Britain, settling long-running corruption investigations.

New efforts to reopen arms-deal inquiry

An attempt to get the arms deal inquiry reopened is to be made in Wednesday's meeting of the standing committee on public accounts in Parliament.

Dangerous, covert liaisons

What a country. Both our president-in-waiting and our police chief separately face the prospect of corruption and racketeering charges; our previous national director of public prosecutions was accused of once being an apartheid-era spy and all but hounded out of office for pursuing the first investigation; our current national director was suspended by the president for pursuing the second, writes Sam Sole.

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