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Seriti report slammed by Open Secrets and Shadow World Investigations

Last year, the high court set aside the findings of the commission of inquiry into the arms deal scandal. Now activists are calling on the judicial conduct committee to investigate the judges in charge

South African arms deal not over yet

A three-year challenge has reversed the findings of the Seriti commission

Zuma’s ghosts return to haunt him

The president returns to court in three separate cases, but Parliament will also be a battleground.

Courts could be called on to query Seriti commission

Commissions of inquiry rarely live up to the expectations of those who have demanded their establishment.

Whistle-blower fails to appear at arms deal commission

Richard Young failed to arrive as expected to testify about the allegations of fraud and corruption surrounding the arms deal.

Arms deal commission postponed

The commission of inquiry into the multibillion-rand arms deal in Pretoria has been postponed once again.

Arms deal critics: Seriti commission must continue

Arms deal activists say the commission must be allowed to complete its mandate as anything less would be a "betrayal of the South African public".

Arms commission adjourned to January

The Seriti commission of inquiry has been adjourned until next year, when the next witness from Armscor will be ready to testify.

Arms deal inquiry to reduce staff

The Seriti commission of inquiry has announced it will reduce its staff complement as the bulk of the work has been completed.

Q&A: Arms deal critic Paul Holden

We speak to Paul Holden, who undertook his own cross examination of key witnesses because he felt the arms deal commission was not getting answers.

Arms deal: Witnesses escape through ‘phase’ loophole

The second civilian given permission to cross-examine witnesses before the arms deal commission says testimony risks being "perjury by omission".

Arms deal critic slates commission’s handling of witness testimonies

Dr Richard Young, a losing bidder to be a supplier in the arms deal, has criticised the commission over its handling of government witnesses.

Arms deal inquiry contracts coming to an end

Arms inquiry employees whose contracts are coming to an end have been informed by letter.

Arms inquiry: Mbeki to be represented by state

Former President Thabo Mbeki and his former ministers have agreed to being represented by a State attorney at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.

Arms commission: Hawks, Gripen planes ‘met requirements’

The Hawks and Gripen aircraft acquired through the arms deal have proven highly deployable and adaptable, the Seriti commission of inquiry has heard.

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