SA arms companies are cashing in on contracts with the defence department of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and in some instances regulatory corners are seemingly being cut.

One company recently signed an agreement with the DRC involving the sale of SA army G6 guns before any such disposal had been approved. The National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC), which regulates all SA’s imports and exports of armaments, confirmed to Business Day that it has not issued any marketing or export permits for G6s...

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