The mysterious case of the vanishing maize

The mysterious case of the vanishing maize

Something doesn't quite add up about the grain shipment. South African grain trader Afgri Trading (Pty) Ltd stands accused of fraud and corruption in relation to procurement of a contract to supply maize to Kenya’s National Cereals and Produce Board. A PwC forensic audit has recommended criminal investigations and two Kenyan officials, Caroli Omondi and Dr Mohamed Isahakia, have already stepped aside following the release of the audit.

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Submitted by : John Louw of Johannesburg on 2010-05-14 09:09:23
A forensic audit done by PwC! It's not worth the paper it is written on. Surely Afgri knows this, afterall they are acutely aware of this well known firm's lack of skills in the financial and agricultural futures arena.

Editor's Note
We totally agree... The PWC's investigators were worse than SAPS when investigating crimes involving politically connected individuals... How could they have failed to identify the Kenyans who called and sent emails to Afgri Trading executives encouraging them to submit their own supply contract despite not having provided firm offers by close of tender???
Submitted by : of Johannesburg on 2010-05-01 05:38:18
Does any African country have mechanism for checks and balances or is it just left to the media? Cronyism! Cronyism! we've seen it with Zuma appointing Menzi Simelane to head the NPA and Shamim "Chippy" Shaik heading Secret Service now Kenyans appointing landlords and Campaign bosses to the public service... when will it end? All paid for by respective taxpayers...

Editor's Note
"plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose" - Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr. (The more things change, the more they remain the same)
Submitted by : Donovan Jackson of Weltevreden Park on 2010-04-29 12:25:45
Amaizing Africa. ha ha. OK, sorry. Collusion, bribery, corruption. Hey, at least it's across the colour barrier, right?


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