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Arms deal inquiry will have teeth: Seriti

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The Times newspaper reported this morning that "arms deal" commission investigation chair Judge Willie Seriti was seeking to allay fears that his...

DTI reveals multipliers used in arms deal offsets

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The Department of Trade and Industry has revealed the investment multipliers used when calculating offsets made by companies that supplied equipment to...

Top lawyer Ngubane commits suicide

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Respected lawyer Edward Ngubane committed suicide at the weekend , leaving the legal fraternity "shocked and devastated". Ngubane was secretary of the...

“Arms deal” regs could give Zuma too much lattitude

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The regulations governing the yet-to-start Commission of Inquiry into the R47 billion 1999 Strategic Defence Package may give President Jacob Zuma and...

Offset programme reviewed

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The Department of Trade and Industry is undertaking a major review of its national industrial participation programme (NIPP), which obliges contractors supplying...

Crawford-Browne withdraws “arms deal” case

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Retired banker and anti-arms activist Terry Crawford-Browne has withdrawn his application in the Constitutional Court to compel an inquiry into the 1999...

Zuma: Yes, I’ll testify at the arms deal probe

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President Jacob Zuma says he will testify at the inquiry into the multibillion-rand arms deal. "Of course, anybody called will have to go...

Arms deal terms of reference

The "arms deal" terms of reference announced last week is welcome. As observed by many in the commentariat, they are comprehensive, covering: -...

Judge quits arms deal probe

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The Presidency has announced changes to the composition of the Commission of Inquiry into the arms deal and the Board of Inquiry...

M&G exposes the “great submarine rip-off”

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A leaked report on the contract to supply South Africa with submarines has exposed the major deceit at the heart of the...

“Arms deal” activist won’t drop case

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Activist Terry Crawford-Browne is to pursue his Constitutional Court case against President Jacob Zuma over the 1999 "arms deal". He says he...

“Arms deal” probe to cost R40m

Minister of Justice & Constitutional Development Jeff Radebe says his department has allocated R40 million to the commission of inquiry that will...

Statement: Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Jeff Radebe: Announcement of...

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It is my honour and privilege to announce the terms of reference and the Regulations for the Commission of Inquiry into allegations...

Zuma appoints “arms deal” inquiry

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President Jacob Zuma has appointed Mr Justice Willie Seriti of the Supreme Court of Appeal to probe the 1999 Strategic Defence Package...

“Arms deal” terms of reference announcement imminent?

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An announcement on the terms of reference for South Africa's arms deal inquiry may be imminent, Cabinet spokesperson Jimmy Manyi suggested yesterday. "Just...

Zuma “had no choice but to call inquiry”

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President Jacob Zuma told the ANC's national executive committee (NEC) last weekend that he had decided to appoint a commission of inquiry...

Quo vadis SDP?

What do you make of President Jacob Zuma's "arms deal" inquiry? It sure was unexpected. And much is still "up in the...

If “arms deal” inquiry finds corruption South Africa can get refund:...

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A legal expert says if President Jacob Zuma's new inquiry finds corruption in the ever-controversial 1999 Strategic Defence Package (SDP) acquisitions, better...

Zuma announces “arms deal” probe

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President Jacob Zuma is to appoint a commission of inquiry to investigate allegations of wrongdoing in the still-controversial 1999 Strategic Defence Procurement...

Statement: President Zuma appoints Commission of Inquiry into the Strategic Defence...

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President Jacob Zuma has decided, in terms of section 84 (2) (f) of the Constitution, to appoint a commission of inquiry to...

“Privilege” cuts wind from Hawks “arms deal” probe

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The police's Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation, better known as the "Hawks", says legal privilege prevents it from conducting even a preliminary...

NIP a swindle

The internal-compliance investigation by international law firm Debevoise & Plimpton (D&P) of German firm Ferrostaal shows up starkly what a swindle...

SCOPA asks Hawk to probe Ferrostaal claims

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The chairman of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts says he will be asking the police's Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation...

Hawks peck at arms deal … again

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The police's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations, commonly called the Hawks" has reportedly taken a first step towards re-opening its investigation into...

Swedish arms investigators seek SA’s help: report

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Swedish prosecutors want the help of their South African counterparts in investigating the latest round of allegations of corruption arising out...

Statement: DA: Arms Deal – New documents strenghten case for re-opening...

1.   Introduction. Mr Hakan Buskhe, the Chief Executive Officer of Saab, last week revealed that BAE Systems had transferred R24 million...

DA to hand Hawks arms deal memo over to Scopa

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hand over a six-page memorandum to Themba Godi, Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa,)...

SDP now R55bn: FF+

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The South African National Defence Force's 1999 Strategic Defence Package (SDP) will be costing the taxpayer R55.086 billion, nearly double as much...

NPA no longer probing SDP

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The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is no longer investigating any cases of corruption related to the 1999 Strategic Defence Package (SDP) and...

Fact file: Denel disposals and strategic partnerships: 2006-2009

The following from the written answer by the Department of Public Enterprises to a a question by Freedom Front Plus MP Pieter...

African arms imports share up: SIPRI

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Africa accounted for 7% of global major conventional weapons imports over the period 2005–2009, compared with 6% for 2000–2004. During the period...

BAE Systems plea bargain “shafts SA”: DA, ID

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Independent Democrats (ID) say the plea bargain agreement announced on Friday between BAE Systems, the Serious...

BAE Systems settles with UK SFO, US justice dept

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BAE Systems Plc, Europe's biggest military contractor, will pay around $450 million in fines in the United States and Britain, settling long-running...

Zuma names new NDPP amid dismay

President Jacob Zuma has appointed the Deputy National Director for Public Prosecutions, Advocate Menzi Simelane as the National Director for Public Prosecutions with effect...

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