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James Wood

James Wood

    US probes DRC oil deal with Khulubuse Zuma tie
    US probes DRC oil deal with Khulubuse Zuma tie
    Craig McKune & James Wood
    Sexwale 'caught up' in US probe of suspect DRC mining deal
    Sexwale 'caught up' in US probe of suspect DRC mining deal
    In the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the Congo River rises from the Katanga Plateau to arc across central Africa and drain into...
    Zuma’s oil crony lands R1.5bn more
    Zuma’s oil crony lands R1.5bn more
    The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has quietly handed over another R1.5-billion of civil servants’ pension savings to Texas oilman Kase Lawal,...
    Camac's US slump drags PIC down
    Camac's US slump drags PIC down
    Camac Energy started life on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange this week by trading public servants’ retirement savings into the red, as the...
    PIC throws billions at Zuma crony
    PIC throws billions at Zuma crony
    The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) is to invest R3-billion with Kase Lawal, a Nigerian-American who famously appropriated crude-oil allocations meant for South Africa....
    Tokyo's tax cuts Absa BEE benefit
    Tokyo's tax cuts Absa BEE benefit
    Hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries' joy when Absa Bank's Batho Bonke empowerment consortium distributes R2-billion at the end of the...
    Madonsela to probe R1-billion Capitec deal linked to ANC
    Madonsela to probe R1-billion Capitec deal linked to ANC
    The probe follows a complaint by the Democratic Alliance after recent
    ANC could benefit from R1bn Capitec Bank bonanza
    ANC could benefit from R1bn Capitec Bank bonanza
    These are the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), which is supposed to focus on growing state employee pensions, and the Industrial Development...
    Suspicion circles Israeli diamond maven who 'understands negroes'
    Suspicion circles Israeli diamond maven who 'understands negroes'
    Recorded in about 2 00, the revealing slur was made during the early days of the Israeli diamond ­scion's ambitious Democratic Republic of...
    Tokyo Sexwale and the DRC's Mr Grab
    Tokyo Sexwale and the DRC's Mr Grab
    The name of Dan Gertler, the Israeli, has become synonymous with "grabbing and flipping" – he allegedly used his relationship with...