How some careless name-dropping by Sahara Holdings wrecked an Angolan oil deal.
Leverage is what they call it when political connections win you that
government contract. But leverage in South Africa isnt necessarily
leverage elsewhere, as Sahara Group bosses Atul and Rajesh Gupta
discovered when their over-hasty name-dropping and careless use of
company names lost them their bid for a lucrative oil concession in
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