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MOZAMBIQUE : Casino mogul Guo Manyi expands his mining activities

Africa Intelligence 08 Jan 2021
Best known for his involvement in Maputo casinos, Guo Manyi has recently boosted his mining investments in Mozambique, focusing on heavy sands ....

Mozambique: Heavy Sentences Demanded for Policemen Turned Thieves

All Africa 11 Jun 2020
Maputo -The prosecution has called for "exemplary sentences" ...

Tsogo Sun places bet on growing casinos

Business Day 21 Nov 2014
The substantial investment commitment comes after Tsogo allocated capital of R4.7bn during the interim period to acquiring five SA-based hotel assets, taking a 25% interest in leading, UK-based hotel management company Redefine BDL and expanding the Emnotweni, Silverstar and Gold Reef casinos and the Southern Sun in Maputo.

A country at peace with itself

Independent online (SA) 07 Sep 2011
Our guide on the first day in Maputo rattled off the time-line ... However, there was one casualty of the revamp… the casino that drew punters from South Africa like moths to a light when Maputo was Lorenzo Marques and casinos were (itals)verboten(unital) in the Republic.

Macau Businessmen Want Casino

All Africa 04 Sep 2011
A group of businessmen from the autonomous ...

Mozambique eyes World Cup tourism windfall

MSNBC 17 Jul 2007
MAPUTO - Mozambique plans to spend $600 million on new hotels, casinos and other leisure facilities as part of an effort to capitalize on a tourism boom expected when neighboring South Africa hosts the 2010 soccer World Cup ... The Mozambican capital Maputo is a few hours drive from ...

Durban celebrates Africa Day in style

Independent online (SA) 26 May 2005
The highlight of the conference was the co-operation agreement signed between the KZN government and Maputo province of Mozambique. Andrezj Kiepiela, a spokesperson for the celebrations at iSibaya Resort at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom, said the agreement covered ...

Cardoso Murder: Satar's Casino Story Collapses

AfricaNews 18 Dec 2002
Satar would collect the repayment from the casino and take a "commission" for himself ... So Satar's lawyer, Eduardo Jorge, on Tuesday called to the witness stand the chairman of the Polana Casino board of directors, Teodoro Waty (who is also the chairperson of the Maputo Municipal Assembly) ... Did the casino recognise the cheques ?, Jorge asked.

Cardoso Murder: Murder Planned, But a Different Victim

AfricaNews 03 Dec 2002
A few months later Muianga retracted this entire story, claiming that the then manager of the Polana Casino, Gary Rouper, had persuaded him to incriminate one of the key accused, Maputo money-lender Momade Assife Abdul Satar.

Cardoso Murder: a Strange Tale of the Polana Casino

AfricaNews 21 Nov 2002
Much of the interrogation on the fourth day of the Carlos Cardoso murder trial centred on loans allegedly made to the Polana Casino in central Maputo. Maputo money-lender Momade Assife Abdul Satar ("Nini"), who is one of those accused of ordering the murder of Mozambique's ...

Cardoso Murder: Prosecution States Its Case

AfricaNews 18 Nov 2002
Anibalzinho bought a house near a central Maputo market, a Volvo in South Africa, a Mercedes Benz and a Toyota minibus ... Domingos Arouca, representing Ayob Satar, claimed that Oswaldo Muianga had been incited by Gerry Roup, once the manager of the Polana Casino in Maputo, but whose whereabouts are now conveniently unknown, to incriminate Nini Satar.

Phosa was a potential threat'

Business Day 27 Apr 2001
Phosa is now chairman of a number of Vuka Group companies, and is a nonexecutive member of accounting group KPMG ... Phosa has recently been linked to a number of allegations, including involvement in funding a casino in Maputo, and placing certain funds with financial institutions while premier ... .

Phosa: R700 000 secret loan

City Press SA 25 Mar 2001
Instead, it came to light during a private liquidation hearing in Nelspruit's Civil Court this week ... Other dodgy deals currently under review include a series of property deals involving a controversial businessman who teamed up with Phosa last year to fund a R390 million casino hotel development in Maputo. .

GRAND HOTEL: Out of Africa's wars and turmoil

Financial Times 17 Jul 1999
But it is how one businessman described the Polana during Mozambique's civil war, a conflict that left much of Maputo, the capital, in ruins and put the country near the top of the list of the world's poorest ... Today, sitting at the Bar Aquarius, guests look out over the hotel's spectacular swimming pool towards the shimmering Bay of Maputo.