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Mbeki asks for evidence to be provided for arms deal accusations

12 June 2019, 6:44 PM

Former President Thabo Mbeki says those who have made accusations that he was involved in arms deal corruption must present concrete evidence. 

Donald Trump

Trump says US will pull out of nuclear arms deal with Russia

21 October 2018, 7:04 AM

President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday that the United States plans to leave Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, which criticized the move as Washington’s latest effort to be the sole global superpower.

More people implicated in the arms deal could face legal action

16 March 2018, 9:39 PM

Former African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament and author Andrew Feinstein says the National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to prosecute former President Jacob Zuma gives hope that others who were implicated in the arms deal would also face legal action.

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

Mapisa-Nqakula defends SA-Turkey arms deal

30 June 2020, 2:44 PM

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has defended the decision of the National Conventional Arms Control Committee to approve the sale of arms to Turkey.

Cash-strapped arms maker Denel eyes $2 bln in export deals

5 September 2019, 12:53 PM

South Africa’s Denel could see some R30 billion ($1.97 billion) in deals over the next two years which should help it recover after struggling to pay salaries and relying on bailouts, the state arms firm said on Thursday.

Andrew Feinstein

Arms deal judgment will pave way for prosecutions: Feinstein

22 August 2019, 5:49 AM

Former ANC Member of Parliament, Andrew Feinstein believes Wednesday’s judgment, to set aside the findings of the Seriti Commission, will pave the way for the prosecution of those involved.

Patricia de Lille

De Lille doesn’t have evidence on arms deal: Mbeki

13 June 2019, 7:43 AM

Former President Thabo Mbeki says even Patricia de Lille, the original whistle-blower on the multi-billion rand arms deal corruption did not have concrete evidence.

Call for fresh probe into 1999 arms deal

12 June 2019, 10:54 AM

Civil society group, Corruption Watch wants high ranking politicians who were implicated in the country’s 1999 multi-billion rand arms deal held to account.

Winnie Mandela and the Arms Deal

10 April 2018, 4:21 PM

The death of Winnie Madikezela-Mandela, the charging of former president Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thomson CSF/Thint/Thales with corruption, and the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Chris Hani have combined to bring South Africa’s arms deal scandal back into renewed focus. Coinciding with these events, the long-delayed release of Evelyn Groenink’s book Incorruptible […]

Pompeo pushes for Iran arms embargo extension

30 June 2020, 11:11 PM

The United States has called on the United Nations Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran that was due to expire in October in order for the Middle Eastern country to start behaving like a “normal nation”.



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