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Isono, BET Africa’s first original drama series, celebrates 200th episode

Business Day Online 17 Sep 2021
Isono, BET Africa’s first original daily drama, marked its 200th episode milestone since its launch last year September ... For riveting drama and the best in African content, catch Isono, BET Africa’s original daily drama, where dark secrets lead to deadly sin on BET AFRICA (DStv Channel 129, GOtv Channel 21) at 20.30 WAT/21.30 CAT.

Un-wonderful world

Dawn 15 Sep 2021
... from the designated airport, killing 15 of its 16 passengers, including Dag Hammarskjöld, who shared many enemies with Lumumba — including the semi-colonial separatist forces in Katanga, their supporters in Rhodesia and South Africa, as well as the US and UK secret services.

SA stars Gerda Steyn and Stephen Mokoka headline Sanlam Cape Town Marathon field

Independent online (SA) 15 Sep 2021
CAPE TOWN - The course record holder and 2018 winner, Stephen Mokoka and SA Marathon record holder, Gerda Steyn, were unveiled on Wednesday as South Africa's ... “It is no secret that my (late) father-in-law (Zithulele Sinqe) has the fastest marathon time on South Africa soil*.

Snake season is here: These are SA’s 5 most lethal snakes and what to do ...

Independent online (SA) 14 Sep 2021
Durban - September is the month that ushers in spring in South Africa and the country’s abundant flora and fauna burst into colour. And while spring is a sign of renewal in nature, it also South Africa’s snake season. South Africa’s ... These are South Africa’s most dangerous snakes.

BAT faces new bribery allegations involving African business conduct

Winston-Salem Journal 14 Sep 2021
British American Tobacco Plc is labeling as "mischaracterization" allegations that the company was connected to bribery and other misconduct in Africa ... Africa and Uganda ... The documents allegedly "show how BAT funded a network of almost 200 secret informants in southern Africa.
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Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe, attends the 12th African Union Summit Feb. 2, 2009 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

British American Tobacco negotiated bribe for Mugabe, new evidence suggests

BBC News 13 Sep 2021
The documents also reveal BAT was paying bribes in South Africa and using illegal surveillance to damage rivals ... They show how BAT funded a network of almost 200 secret informants in southern Africa ... In 2015, Panorama found the company had secretly paid politicians and civil servants in countries in east Africa to undermine anti-smoking measures.

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RTE 13 Sep 2021
Six years ago, reporter Richard Bilton revealed how British American Tobacco made secret payments to politicians and civil servants in East Africa. Now he uncovers evidence of bribery in South Africa and Zimbabwe that shows how the multibillion-pound company secretly paid almost 200 informants as part of a covert operation to damage its competitors.

BAT accused of paying up to bribes to Zimbabwe's Mugabe in BBC Panorama documentary

This is Money 13 Sep 2021
These allegedly show that the cigarette maker paid between $300,000 and $500,000 to Mugabe's Zanu-PF party in 2013 and it funded up to�200 secret informants in South Africa in a bid to damage rivals.� ...

British American Tobacco accused of paying up to $500k in bribes to Zimbabwe's Mugabe to ...

The Daily Mail 13 Sep 2021
These allegedly show that the cigarette maker paid between $300,000 and $500,000 to Mugabe's Zanu-PF party in 2013 and it funded up to 200 secret informants in South Africa in a bid to damage rivals.

Louis Armstrong and the spy: how the CIA used him as a ‘trojan horse’ in Congo

The Guardian 12 Sep 2021
Book reveals how the jazz musician unwittingly became party to secret cold war manoeuvres by the US in Africa It was a ...

Global players enabled ‘Zupta’ corruption

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Sep 2021
They helped the Gupta brothers move their ill-gotten gains out of South Africa, and then sometimes back in, undetected ... South Africa’s ‘Public Enemy Number One’ ... A specific example of a transaction that should have been stopped, or at least investigated by the Bank of Baroda South Africa (part of India’s state-owned, global Bank of Baroda), was.

Australian police close creepy case into 'evil spirits' disappearance

NewstalkZB 11 Sep 2021
An Australian mother and son who disappeared after venturing out to sea to rid themselves of "evil spirits" may never be found ... Loveday was born in South Africa and had practised spiritual rituals most of her life. She was formerly a senior figure of the secretive Co-Freemasonry society, where she held positions such as the "Worshipful Master" ... .

The Marburg Virus in Guinea

The Patriotic Vanguard 09 Sep 2021
How come West Africa, specifically two countries in the MRU sub-region where Western institutions and the WHO had been secretly conducting research with dangerous pathogens for years, is the location for two first-ever cases/discoveries of the same deadly Marburg virus, one in ...

The After-Sermon: More than just a good bread bowl

The Courier Times 04 Sep 2021
Talk about a one stop shop ... Sometimes it’s quiet and I can get some reading or writing done. But that’s rare ... It’s a one-stop coffee shop, remember ... Mrs ... But, I’ll tell you a secret. When I am longing for Durban, South Africa, the city of my birth, I order Charlene’s vegetable soup served in a round bread bowl and then I add a sprinkle of my imagination.