Island of shifting sands

Island of shifting sands

Architect Abdulghani came up with 'a wonderful deal' with the free trade zone authority, through a business partner related to the chief executive. The mysterious Egyptian demands billions to build his desert dream.

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Submitted by : Gary Drimie of Jeffreys Bay on 2009-10-30 13:42:49
Well, all should be warned that doing business in the Middle East is fraught with danger, anyone thinking they can rip off the Arabs has another think coming. This story doesn't really make sense, & NW readily admits that, but it seems to me that the South Africans here, smelt money, tried their play, and then backed off, when they couldnt pay money up front to Hesham ElBebawy, who wanted his comm on the deal. Now he is here in SA on some rich Arab's money, 'attempting' to blackmail his comm outta our "almost crooks", Coetzer & Roux. This will blow over, but Coetzer & Roux should be warned that these boys play dirty, so watch your backs and make sure your windows & doors are locked at night.


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