Mbeki features in arms inquiry

2013-10-29 00:00

FORMER president Thabo Mbeki’s name was mentioned for the first time yesterday at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the arms deal scandal of the late 1990s.

Shortly after this Mbeki — then still deputy president to Nelson Mandela — visited Germany and convinced a German frigate consortium to submit a new bid after the SA government had re-opened the entire process.

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