24Sep 2018

Something really fishy happened this summer regarding one of Europe’s biggest companies – Lafarge SA – yet the media has kept the story on the down low, with only a few major publications reporting on this. The French company was placed under formal investigation over allegations that it financed terrorist groups, including the Islamic State,… Continue reading

04Sep 2018

The Inoyatov family owns a 5.3 billion rubles poultry production facility in Russia’s Tula region. They are also involved in several major projects in the region, including a 1.3 billion rubles compound feed plant. Tula’s “honorable investors” Volovo is the administrative center of Volovsky Municipal District, Tula Region, some 270 kilometers south of Moscow. It… Continue reading

20Aug 2018

After the recent departure of the late President Jacob Zuma everybody seemed to be thinking that South Africa was moving towards a normalization of the state affairs. However, soon after Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as the fifth President of South Africa, the ANC started giving out mixed signals to the public, especially when talking about… Continue reading

27Jul 2018

Following the ousting of the former president, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe has embarked on a path of openness that seemed to be unimaginable a couple of years ago. The new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has pledged to re-engage with the international community and subsequently normalize relations between them and Zimbabwe, a move seen by all observers as… Continue reading

09Jul 2018

The growing tensions between various European countries regarding the immigration policies have seemingly came to a halt after the last European summit, where the EU leaders have agreed to a hard-fought migration deal that includes a provision to explore the possibility of setting up “regional disembarkation platforms” in the Maghreb countries, outside the boarders of… Continue reading