Oct
31

two witnesses thrown off plane for protesting against restraining of deportee

Witnesses ‘thrown off plane’ during deportation flight Two students who tried to voice concern about ‘violent’ deportation say they were questioned by armed police. Matthew Taylor and Paul Lewis guardian.co.uk, Sunday 31 October 2010 15.23 GMT Article history Two passengers who attempted to voice their concern as a man was “violently” deported aboard a flight… Continue reading »

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Oct
31

THE SUNDAY TIMES ‘ARMAJARO’ DOCS (2)

THE LONDON SUNDAY TIMES 31–10-10 HOME/ NEWS / POLITICS Page 2 of 2 Anthony Ward is viewed as a consummate commodities dealer with an appetite for risk Read the freedom of information documents The campaign paid dividends. On July 12 Westcott reported in an internal memo (also sent to William Hague, the foreign secretary), that… Continue reading »

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Oct
31

THE SUNDAY TIMES ‘ARMAJARO’ FREEDOM OF INFORMATION DOCS 1

THE LONDON SUNDAY TIMES 31-10-10 HOME/ NEWS / POLITICS Chocfinger’s Tory donation pays off The secretary of state for international development intervened to help a cocoa trader beat sanctions for smuggling in Ghana By Marie Woolf and Jon Ungoed-Thomas Published: 31 October 2010 In early July Andrew Mitchell, the secretary of state for international development,… Continue reading »

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Oct
31

BRITISH MINISTER LOBBIED GHANA PRESIDENCY ON BEHALF OF COCOA SMUGGLER

A British Conservative cabinet minister intervened on behalf of one of the world’s richest cocoa dealers to get a ban on trading lifted after receiving £40,000 in donations from the millionaire’s company to his parliamentary office.

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Oct
30

SOUTH AFRICAN REGULATOR CUTS CELLPHONE RATES

Bloomberg Business Weekly South African Regulator Cuts MTN, Vodacom Rates October 29, 2010, 7:57 AM EDT By Franz Wild Oct. 29 (Bloomberg) — MTN Group Ltd. and Vodacom Group Ltd.’s call termination rates were set at 0.73 cents ($0.10) from March following South African government demands to bring down the world’s third-highest interconnection rates. Peak… Continue reading »

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