Armscor CEO granted special leave to prepare for state capture inquiry

2019-01-21 17:20

Armscor CEO Kevin Wakeford has been granted special leave following revelations at the state capture commission of inquiry, says the company.

#Declassified: Apartheid Profits - the sanctions busters toolkit

2017-08-18 07:15

Open Secrets, in its third instalment on the Declassified: Apartheid Profits series, unpacks some of the ways the private sector colluded with the apartheid government to bust sanctions.

Only one SOE achieves clean audit

2016-11-17 19:16

Of the 10 major public entities audited by the Auditor General South Africa, only one received a clean audit opinion.

REVEALED: Armscor's R1.4bn bills from arms deal companies

2016-07-31 09:02

Companies implicated in alleged corruption, fraud and other transgressions during South Africa's infamous arms deal have submitted invoices worth more than R1.4bn to Armscor in the last two years alone.

Armscor: No ‘classified’ data leaked in Anonymous hack

2016-07-13 07:19

State-owned arms supplier Armscor has said a cyber breach on its website has not resulted in classified or sensitive information being leaked.

Zuma refers questions about his jet to defence dept

2015-11-09 11:51

The presidency says the defence department will answer questions about the new VIP jet which is being procured for the President Jacob Zuma, possibly at a cost of around R4bn.

Cabinet's role in arms deal questioned

2015-03-05 18:23

Arms procurement parastatal Armscor should have played the leading role in the arms deal acquisition process, but decisions were made by Cabinet, arms deal critic Richard Young says.

No plans for VIP jet for Zuma - Armscor

2014-10-17 07:00

Controversial plans by the department of defence to buy a VIP presidential jet have not been handed on to Armscor, says the state-owned arms procurement agency.

Dismissal of Armscor directors upheld

2014-06-10 18:05

The dismissal of two senior Armscor executives by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been upheld by the Constitutional Court.

Arms commission adjourned

2014-03-12 22:11

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal has adjourned.


SA shipbuilding firm nets massive maritime contract

2018-02-27 16:41

South African shipbuilding firm Damen Shipyards Cape Town has received an order from Armscor for the construction of three Inshore Patrol Vessels estimated at R5bn.

Denel could land in hot water over links with tainted Chinese firm

2017-06-30 08:02

State-own defence technology company Denel could land itself in hot water pending a deal with a tainted Chinese conglomerate.

No new jet for Zuma

2016-10-30 05:45

The air force had grandiose ideas of a plane that could fly non-stop to Europe, but there was simply not enough money.

EXCLUSIVE: Armscor leaks reveal VIP jet windfall

2016-07-17 07:24

Executive aviation company ExecuJet has received R230m from defence company Armscor in two years.

Anonymous ‘hacks’ Armscor website

2016-07-12 14:05

Hacktivists claiming to be linked to Anonymous have breached the website of South African government owned arms supplier Armscor.

Former Sacob boss Wakeford to head Armscor

2015-04-17 18:17

Former South African Chamber of Business chief executive Kevin Wakeford has been appointed the chief executive of Armscor.

Zuma extends Seriti Inquiry

2014-10-31 22:34

President Jacob Zuma has extended the deadline for the Seriti Commission of Inquiry's public hearings into alleged corruption in the multi-billion-rand arms procurement deal.

Defence minister welcomes Armscor ruling

2014-06-11 05:33

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has welcomed a Constitutional Court judgment which upheld the dismissal of two Armscor executives.

Judgment in Armscor case

2014-06-09 19:12

The Constitutional Court will give judgment on the dismissal of two Armscor executives by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

Arms inquiry resumes

2014-01-20 20:27

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal has resumed its hearings in Pretoria, with two witnesses giving evidence.

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