How to Steal a Gold Mine: The Aurora Story

Dianne Hawker

ISBN:

9780624090564

Epub ISBN:

9780624090571

Publisher:

Tafelberg

Date Released:

February 2023

Price (incl. VAT):

R 310.00

Format:

Soft cover, 188pp


About this book:

In 2009, Aurora Empowerment Systems a black-owned, politically connected business, made a bid to rescue the liquidated Pamodzi Gold mines.
Khulubuse Zuma, Michael Hulley and Zondwa Mandela, were listed as directors of Aurora. The company looked too good to be true – promising to turn the mines into a new business. Soon after the acquisition, cracks appeared. Many workers and suppliers went unpaid and Aurora-managed mines were stripped of assets, as illicit payments were made. 

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