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RSA: Zuma gold scam.

Oh how I laughed after reading this article... of course all funds for this and previous deals were honestly obtained and not skimmed off the public purse

Sadly the money is likely not his so no big personal loss.


http://news24.com/fin24/Economy/Zuma...-scam-20130915
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

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The deal was done under the name of the company Sham-Mok Investments.
Either this is a joke article, or the scammers had a sense of humor... It is right there in the name of the company if you know English: *Sham* and *mock*!
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

This is the best quote, im still not sure if he is talking about SA or Guinea though....

"It's a corrupt system where the military together with traditional leaders who own the land collude,"

The sham mok name is the company that got ripped off.

Zuma family has a lot of dodgy history and has been linked as the main man in a corrupt Thales military deal with the SA navy.

Oh well african corruption doesn't exist of course
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

Sham Mok investments has the status "deregistration process" http://www.southafrica-companies.com...stments-15tcl/

"not a licensed precious metals dealer in SA"
http://www.legalbrief.co.za/article....30919101742559

Would this be a related company?

"During 2008 the department entered into a joint venture agreement with Sham-Mok technical services for the design of the road between Hopetown and Douglas."
http://www.gov.za/speeches/view.php?sid=17798

"The upgrading of the road is a joint venture with Sham-Mok technical services which, through the Department of Trade and Industry, is contributing 30% towards the project."
http://www.thenewage.co.za/printstro...d=14508&mid=53
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

In a linked article on that page the nephew Zuma is "too fat" and obese to testify in court ..... yet he was able to fly to another country to buy the gold bars?

Africa generally is a joke nowadays - except concerning the crime.
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

A company of the same name is apparently involved in public works:
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Design and Construction of Road DR3112 from Douglas to Hopetown in the Northern Cape
Sham-Mok Investments, (Northern Cape Department of Roads and Public Works)
R300m
2010-2013

Construction of Surfaced Landing Strip at Douglas (Backhouse)
Sham-Mok Investments, (Northern Cape Department of Roads and Public Works)
R5m
2010
http://www.phbagale.co.za/index.php/projects-and-clients/roads
2011: "The province is rolling out a major plan to upgrade some of the province’s gravel roads. Premier of the Northern Cape Hazel Jenkins recently launched a project for the upgrade of the Canarvon-Vosburg and the Hopetown-Douglas roads from gravel to tar."
http://www.thenewage.co.za/mobi/Detail.aspx?NewsID=18288&CatID=1008

Google map, dated 2013, still seems to show a yellow road between Douglas and Hopetown. Closeup of the same gravel road, image apparently posted in 2012.

2011: "An investigation of the ministry of public works ... revealed...
A third of government departments have awarded contracts to..."
http://www.economist.com/node/21533410
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

Peace of mind ...

South Africa's highest court has ruled that President Jacob Zuma violated the constitution when he failed to repay some of the government money used to upgrade his private home.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma 'breached' constitution
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-35932286
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

Africans gonna African.
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

You almost had me here ...
http://www.enca.com/life/entertainme...as-resignation
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma 'sorry' over Nkandla scandal
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-35943941
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Re: RSA: Zuma gold scam.

http://www.enca.com/cartoon/findlay-april-fools-day
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