Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
The findings of the Seriti commission, which was supposed to investigated the 1999 R30bn arms deal, has been set aside in a precedent-setting judgment – the first to review the findings of a commission of inquiry.
The recollection of events by SANDF chief of acquisitions during the arms deal period Shamin "Chippy" Shaik may not be correct, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry has heard.
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SANDF chief of acquisitions during the 1999 arms deal period Shamin "Chippy" Shaik did not hand-pick the particular suppliers, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry has heard.
Shamin "Chippy" Shaik, the chief of acquisitions for the SANDF during the arms deal period, says he had no decision-making power in the deal.
Shamin "Chippy" Shaik, the chief of acquisitions for the SANDF during the arms deal period, is expected to testify before the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.
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