Arms Procurement Commission Videos
Three key witnesses at the hearing into the mutli-billion rand Arms Deal on Thursday called for the probe to be dissolved.
LHR cross-examines former president Thabo Mbeki at the Arms Procurement Commission into the multi-billion rand arms deal, nearly 15 years after his government signed off on the purchase of an array of navy and air force equipment.
Former finance minister Trevor Manuel will testify today at the Arms Procurement Commission in Pretoria
Arms deal wistleblower, author and former African National Congress member of Parliament Andrew Feinstein and his two collegues Paul Holden and Hennie van Vuuren say they will pursue all legal avenues to ensure that those who took bribes in the multi-billion rand arms contracts, are made to account. Andrew Feinstein has challenged the Seriti Commission of inquiry into the Arms deal to make sure that those implicated in the arms deal are held accountable.
Three Arms Deal critics say they will pursue all legal avenues to ensure that those who took bribes in the multi-billion rand arms contracts, are brought to book. Former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein expressed dismay at challenges in accessing classified and top secret documents. Feinstein and co-author Hennie van Vuuren called on the commission this afternoon to "repay taxpayers with the full, unfettered truth of the Arms Deal"
Paul Holden, one of the so-called arms deal critics says failure by the former chief of acquisition at defence, Chippy Shaik, to testify at the inquiry probing the multi-billion rand armaments contract - will be a "travesty of justice".
Former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein says the arms deal opened the doors to corruption in South Africa's government. Feinstein resigned from Parliament in 2001, when the ANC refused to investigate the matter.