The arms deal

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South Africa's arms deal has had a profound effect on the country, in many ways. But what was it exactly - when did it happen, and who was involved?
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The results of the final report of the Arms Procurement Commission have been revealed. The commission found no evidence of corruption or wrongdoing during the controversial bidding process for South Africa’s arms procurement deal.

The results of the final report of the Arms Procurement Commission have been revealed. The commission found no evidence of corruption or wrongdoing during the controversial bidding process for South Africa’s arms procurement deal.

Arms deal whistleblower Richard Young, testifying this week before the Arms Procurement Commission, has said that he knew that there was something wrong, before any contracts were awarded.

Arms deal whistleblower Richard Young, testifying this week before the Arms Procurement Commission, has said that he knew that there was something wrong, before any contracts were awarded.

For years Richard Young has worked to expose the corruption that he believes lies at the heart of South Africa's multi-billion-rand arms deal. Tomorrow he takes the stand at the Arms Procurement Commission, which is tasked with probing allegations of fraud and corruption in the deal.

For years Richard Young has worked to expose the corruption that he believes lies at the heart of South Africa's multi-billion-rand arms deal. Tomorrow he takes the stand at the Arms Procurement Commission, which is tasked with probing allegations of fraud and corruption in the deal.

Fana Hlongwane – the arms deal playboy known by the nickname of “Styles” – is set to take the stand at the Arms Procurement Commission to answer to allegations of backhanders and corruption.

Fana Hlongwane – the arms deal playboy known by the nickname of “Styles” – is set to take the stand at the Arms Procurement Commission to answer to allegations of backhanders and corruption.

Chippy Shaik's testimony at the Arms Procurement Commission last week produced no revelations. He denied that he was guilty of soliciting bribes, manipulating tender decisions or ensuring that his brother Schabir benefited improperly from the multi-billion-rand acquisition of defence equipment.

Chippy Shaik's testimony at the Arms Procurement Commission last week produced no revelations. He denied that he was guilty of soliciting bribes, manipulating tender decisions or ensuring that his brother Schabir benefited improperly from the multi-billion-rand acquisition of defence equipment.

Allegations of corruption | Corruption Watch

Allegations of corruption | Corruption Watch

Judge Willie Seriti has been given another five months - a third extension - in which to finish investigating bribery, corruption and other acts of impropriety which are alleged to have tainted the arms deal of 1999.

Judge Willie Seriti has been given another five months - a third extension - in which to finish investigating bribery, corruption and other acts of impropriety which are alleged to have tainted the arms deal of 1999.

Around 40 local and international organisations - Corruption Watch among them - are calling for the Arms Procurement Commission to be scrapped as concerns over its credibility ratchet up.

Around 40 local and international organisations - Corruption Watch among them - are calling for the Arms Procurement Commission to be scrapped as concerns over its credibility ratchet up.

More than 30 local social justice organisations, including Corruption Watch, have issued a joint call for real arms deal accountability.

More than 30 local social justice organisations, including Corruption Watch, have issued a joint call for real arms deal accountability.

When arms deal critic Hennie van Vuuren appeared before the Seriti Commission on Monday, 20 October, as instructed, he refused to take the oath, and said he would not testify.

When arms deal critic Hennie van Vuuren appeared before the Seriti Commission on Monday, 20 October, as instructed, he refused to take the oath, and said he would not testify.

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