Chippy Shaik

Chippy unlikely to get a shakedown at arms deal commission

The former chief of acquisitions for the South African National Defence Force denies having a hand in dodgy deals and influencing tender awards.

Chippy Shaik brings renewed interest to arms deal

Evidence given at the inquiry by government’s head of acquisitions during the arms deal might contain at least one controversy previously introduced.

Arms deal commission summons Chippy Shaik

Shamin Shaik and Fana Hlongwane have been subpoenaed to testify during phase two of the arms procurement commission.

Chippy Shaik’s minutes: Why did we buy Hawk jets?

Contradictory sets of minutes from an August 1998 meeting cast doubt on government's decision to buy the more expensive jets.

Chippy Shaik may be called to arms commission

Shamin "Chippy" Shaik, who headed acquisitions for the SANDF, may be subpoenaed to appear at the arms deal commission, according to reports.

Arms deal: Bell was deaf to bribes and lost out

The third edited extract from <i>The Devil in the Detail -- How the Arms Deal Changed Everything</i>, analyses the helicopter contract.

Agents paid millions in submarine deal

Ferrostaal probe shows submarine deal consortium paid more than $40-million to SA agents whose chief attraction was their influence on politicians.

The memo that sank the arms probe

A 'poorly drafted' six-page document informed the decision to end the arms deal investigation.

Alarm bells sound for democracy

The tepid statement made by the Hawks reveals the pitfalls of creeping hegemonic power.

NPA mum on end of arms deal probes

The National Prosecuting Authority maintained a stony silence this week on the Hawks' canning of the arms deal probe.

Arms deal probe (2000-2010)

The arms deal investigation is dead. After a decade of investigators' blood, sweat and tears, Hawks boss Anwa Dramat has effectively buried the probe.

Shaik arms-deal link deepens

The brother of the defence secretariat's chief of acquisition has been a director, since 1996, of a company awarded contracts worth R400-million.


Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

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

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

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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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories