Top Menu

Arms Deals Case

Seriti And A Surreal Start

On 5 August 2013, almost two years after its appointment, the Seriti Commission, or to give it the formal name chosen, the Arms Procurement Commission (APC), sat for the first time. Not surprisingly, and without apology, the abortive hearing started late in the Sammy Marks Conference Centre in downtown Pretoria with fire trucks outside, the […]

Continue Reading 0

Seriti Commission – Round Two Set To Commence

The Seriti commission may be about to kick off its second attempt at hearing evidence, having aborted a long-awaited hearing scheduled for March this year. The abandoned hearing would have seen a parade of whistle blowers telling their stories and explaining the content of books that they have written on the subject of misfeasance and […]

Continue Reading 0

Two Days At The Arms Deal Inquiry

My First Two Days as an IFAISA Intern at the Seriti Commission. The Arms Procurement Commission (APC) chaired by Judge Willie Seriti has been dogged by scandal in the last few months. The first two days that I spent at the APC were no different. As an intern with the Institute for Accountability in Southern […]

Continue Reading 0

Searching For Seritiman

The postponement of the first hearing of the Seriti Commission into malfeasance, irregularities and corruption in the notorious arms deals and the imaginary off-set deals that accompanied them back in 1999 is not necessarily a bad thing. The Arms Procurement Commission, to give it its proper name, is clearly not ready to start. The masses […]

Continue Reading 0