A multimillionaire whose loan to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon created a scandal in Israel said the money was a personal gift, not a political donation. “I can do what I like with my money. I helped a good friend, and I have been paid back. I am happy I did that,” Cyril Kern told the Sunday Times of Johannesburg.
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