War for Gaddafi billions

2013-06-16 06:00

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South Africa is at the centre of a billion-dollar fight between two Libyan factions over slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s hidden assets, City Press can reveal.

The one faction is accusing ANC heavyweights, including the ruling party’s head of security Tito Maleka, of assisting an “illegitimate” group to recover a fortune in gold and cash that Gaddafi stashed in South Africa.

A mad scramble has emerged for Gaddafi’s loot as a second team of Libyan investigators are heading for South Africa.

This team has already met with Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and promised to buy South African weaponry with the recovered loot.

» Read the full story in today’s City Press print edition

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