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South Africa opens criminal probe into Al Jazeera’s Gold Mafia exposé

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the government has launched criminal probe into a documentary into massive financial impropriety using the country’s banking system. The four-part documentary titled ‘Gold Mafia’ entailed a number of rogue businessmen who spoke about an extensive money laundering and gold racketeering business across …

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Gold mafia helped Gupta brothers in South Africa state capture

One of South Africa’s biggest money launderers was behind three companies that played a key role in the country’s state capture by the controversial Gupta brothers under former President Jacob Zuma, Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit (I-Unit) has found. The three companies, Varlozone, Zokubyte and Coral General Traders, were identified by …

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VIDEO: Flashy, powerful Zimbabwe pastor cum diplomat ‘caught’ in Al Jazeera ‘Gold Mafia’ exposé

One of Zimbabwe’s most influential diplomats, Uebert Angel, offered to use his status to launder millions of dollars through a gold-smuggling scheme, during an undercover operation by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit (I-Unit). Angel, appointed ambassador-at-large and a presidential envoy by Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa in March 2021, told reporters he …

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