BAE Systems

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2012
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By Sarah Hermitage The BAE ‘saga’ – which involved the sale of a military air traffic control system to the Tanzanian government in 2001 in a deal that was blatantly corrupt* – raised its ugly head again last week with the Tanzanian media hurling unsavoury accusations against the British government o...
By benim
In News
Jul 31st, 2011
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South African police re-opened their investigation into a controversial arms deal after Swedish defence group Saab admitted bribes had been paid to clinch a contract, a report said on Sunday. Officials will approach authorities in Sweden and Britain to find out what their investigations have uncovere...
By benim
In East Africa
May 18th, 2011
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Tanzania rejected on Tuesday plans by BAE systems to pay the remainder of a 30 million pound settlement to charity rather than state coffers, said a government minister. The defence contractor brokered a deal with Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in February, 2010, to pay a 30 million pound...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 19th, 2010
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President Jakaya Kikwete, pictured with George Bush in 2008, had his commitment to fighting corruption questioned, according to the cables. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty ImagesThe Tanzanian prosecutor investigating worldwide misconduct by BAE, Britain’s biggest arms company, confided to US d...