North Korea’s African cash diverted to Kim Jung-Il’s slush funds

By Andy Rice 22 June 2010

North Korea has stashed away millions of dollars earned by its workers in Africa into secret funds for Kim Jung-Il. The money is controlled by Department 39, which raises personal funds for the Dear Leader. North Korean has earned about $160 million from construction contracts in Africa since 2000. Read more: AFP via Free Malaysia Today



Zondo Commission will be long and thorough – will it outlast President Ramaphosa?

By Ferial Haffajee

Microwave popcorn is nothing special. You can have the same effect with normal popcorn kernels and a brown paper bag.