Pension cash for British Gas workers was used to buy Israeli cyberweapon developer NSO Group, European sales of electric cars overtook diesel models for first time in December, and the FT’s Southern Africa correspondent Joseph Cotterill discusses Bain’s role in state corruption in South Africa under former president Jacob Zuma. 

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Stories mentioned in this podcast:

British Gas pension cash used to buy Israeli spyware group NSO

European sales of electric cars overtake diesel models for first time

Bain & Co, tax and Jacob Zuma: a tale of ‘state capture’ in South Africa

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