A Message to Armscor: Come Clean About Apartheid Secrets and Help Save R8bn

A Message to Armscor: Come Clean About Apartheid Secrets and Help Save R8bn

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A large shipment of 50 ‘Super Puma’ helicopter ‘kits’, sent to South Africa from French arms company Aerospatiale via Portugal, was typical of apartheid-era covert sanctions-busting deals. Now that news has broken that a Portuguese arms trader wants his R8bn commission for the deal, isn’t it about time to free the apartheid archive, open the window into a sordid and criminal past and help dismantle the shadowy networks that facilitate international economic crimes?

Read the Daily Maverick Op-ed here.

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