Arms deal witness list questioned

2012-12-12 22:50

There are "glaring omissions" from the list of witnesses to be called at next year's Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the arms deal, arms deal activist Terry Crawford-Browne says.

Bankrupt Saab finds buyer

2012-06-13 08:41

A buyer has stepped forward for bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab, the adminstrators have said, without naming the company involved.

Chippy Shaik in new arms scandal

2011-10-30 16:45

Chippy Shaik, the man at the centre of the controversial arms deal, is ­embroiled in another bribery scandal.

Arms deal saga 'damaging SA'

2011-08-04 21:15

The arms deal is damaging the whole of South Africa, says the FF Plus, as they ask President Jacob Zuma to appoint a judicial inquiry into the matter.

Armscor still after R3bn from Airbus

2011-06-30 15:07

Parastatal Armscor says it is trying to secure an undertaking from Airbus for a reimbursement after an order for eight A400 military planes was cancelled.

Saab can't pay staff's wages

2011-06-23 10:49

Swedish automaker Saab is unable to pay its 3 800 employees their salaries for lack of short-term funding, says its Dutch parent company Swedish Automobile.

Bribe admission re-ignites arms deal saga

2011-06-17 22:14

Opposition parties have urged the Hawks to investigate the multi-billion rand arms deal after new allegations of bribery.

Arms group admits to SA bribes

2011-06-17 06:45

Swedish group Saab has admitted that millions were paid to clinch an SA deal for fighter jets but says its ex-partner BAE Systems paid the bribes.

Loss-making Denel unit a drain, MPs told

2011-05-24 12:54

Denel Saab Aerostructures, which is in the red, remains a challenge to the parastatal, the department of public enterprises told parliament.

SAA continues Europe flights

2010-04-21 21:11

SA Airways has continued its flights to the UK and Europe after it was grounded for almost a week due to volcanic ash clouds in Europe.


GM rejects Spyker, Saab bid for $3bn

2012-09-29 23:12

General Motors is urging US authorities to reject a lawsuit by Dutch carmaker Spyker, which is seeking $3bn in damages from GM for causing Saab to go bankrupt.

Saab AB denies e-toll link

2012-05-04 10:02

Defence and civil security group Saab AB says it is not linked in any way to Gauteng's e-tolling project.

Arms deal jobs ruse

2011-09-18 15:54

SA taxpayers could pay R6.4m for each job created as part of the controversial arms deal "offsets" scheme, linked to the multibillion-rand fighter jets deal.

DA welcomes possible arms deal probe

2011-07-31 22:42

Reports that the Hawks are looking to determine whether criminal charges should be brought against South Africans involved in the arms deal are to be welcomed, the DA says.

Saab says staff paid with €25m loan

2011-06-29 17:58

Saab owner Swedish Automobile says it has secured more funding with a €25m loan, and that it has paid employees’ salaries for June.

Hawks to investigate arms deal claims

2011-06-20 17:06

The Hawks will investigate new allegations of bribery into the multibillion-rand arms deal, says the Democratic Alliance.

DA: Re-open arms deal investigation

2011-06-17 14:31

The Hawks must re-open the arms deal investigation due to new claims that R24m was transferred to a South African consultant by BAE Systems, says the DA.

Saab admits bribes paid in SA arms deal

2011-06-16 22:15

Swedish defence group Saab has admitted that millions were paid to clinch a South African contract for fighter jets but said its erstwhile British partner BAE Systems had paid the bribes.

Sekunjalo subscribes for up to 25% in Saab SA

2010-06-03 17:44

Sekunjalo Investments has entered into an agreement with Saab AB under which Sekunjalo will become a shareholder in Saab's South African holding company.

History of GM's Opel

2009-05-04 14:23

Fiat SpA has just sealed a deal with Chrysler and is now set on GM's European operations. We timeline GM's German unit, Opel.

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