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Public Protector, leading the public hearings in the arms deal.
Spokesperson for ECAAR (Economists Allied for Arms Reduction)
Patricia De Lille
Member of Parliament for the Pan Africanist Congress
ANC Member of Parliament took over ANC leadership in parliamentary public accounts committee after Andrew Feinstein was removed
Auditor General released a special report to Parliament on 15th September 2000
Fired as head of the ANC group on the parliamentary public accounts committee. He was instrumental in getting parliament to call for a probe into the arms deal
Chief Whip of the Democratic Alliance
Armscor head of acquisition systems
Judge Willem Heath
Appointed by President Nelson R Mandela, as Head of the Heath Special Investigating Unit (March 1997) mandated to investigate mal-administration, corruption, fraud, theft and misappropriation of State assets and monies on a National level.
Brother of President Thabo Mbeki
Former Defence Minister - He is currently chairman of Marvotech, a company which at last year's Africa Aerospace and Defence show at Waterkloof Air Force Base, advertised itself as a bridge between local and Russian defence companies
Parliament's registrar of members' interests, recommended a further parliamentary probe of how ANC chief whip Tony Yengeni acquired his luxury MercedesBenz car
Lt General Lambert Moloi
Former aide to Joe Modise
Chief government negotiator for the acquisitions. He co-ordinated financing negotiations
Minister in the office of the Presidency
Spokesman for the Justice Ministry
Shamin "Chippy" Shaik
Head of the arms acquisition programme informed Jayendra Naidoo of potential conflict of interest.
Brother of "Chippy" Shaik and Director of African Defence Systems; Director of Thomson CSF
IFP MP and chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Public Accounts
African National Congress Chief Whip. Former Chairman of Parliament's Joint Committee on Defence. Yengeni's Mercedes Benz four-wheel drive, valued at R359 000 rand was bought by a senior DASA staff member and registered in Yengeni's name three days later.
With acknowledgement to SABC News.