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Once one of the most prosperous countries in the world, South Africa is now struggling to maintain its economic prospects and social stability. The continental leadership provided by the South African government has been increasingly under pressure, seen for example in the fact that Nigeria became Africa’s largest economy in 2014, and the social inequalities… Continue reading

US government sanctions will be expanded to include Joseph Kabila’s family and other senior government, security, and intelligence officials in the DRC. The list of sanctions targets includes Kalev Mutond, Alexis Thambwe Mwamba, Emmanuel Andrupiako, Albert Yuma Mulimbi, Moïse Ekanga, Zoé Kabila and Jaynet Kabila. Kabila’s powerful allies in business are also in the firing… Continue reading

If you are one of Joseph Kabila’s associates, you are going to lose your money. The US Government message is unequivocal. Imposing sanctions on two members of Kabila’s inner circle is a decision with immediate effect. They have been added to the OFAC’s black list and OFAC is one of the most powerful US government… Continue reading

  Senator Delcídio do Amaral, one of Brazil’s most influential MPs, the government’s leader in the upper house of Congress, was arrested on 25 November 2015.

On 10th of February 2016, an Egyptian court acquitted former Information Minister Anas el-Fiqqi. It was the latest ruling to clear prominent official from ex-president Hosni Mubarak’s era. Several officials from Mubarak’s government have recently been acquitted of graft charges, including former Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif, former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly and Mubarak’s party secretary… Continue reading

Inequality of wealth is inequality of power. A study just released finds that «America’s 20 wealthiest people – a group that could fit comfortably in one single Gulfstream G650 luxury jet –

President Dilma Rousseff is once again under investigation by the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU), this time for her allegations relating to her time as president of the Petrobras board,

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