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  • October 31 2014
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    “De-risking” is the word of the day in the AML/CFT community in recent months. At the same time, those who care about financial inclusion and value the critical importance of remittances in development are expressing legitimate concerns..
  • September 10 2014
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  • No statute of limitations for corruption: : Liechtenstein returns $225million in stolen assets to Nigeria
    June 19 2014
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    In December 1995, General Sani Abacha - then the military dictator of Nigeria, re-negotiated the terms of a contract for the building of an aluminum smelter and power plant in the country by the German company Ferrostaal
  • May 21 2014
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    Every year, at least billions of dollars are lost to Africa as a result of corruption and other illicit activities. No-one knows exactly how much is involved but estimates for the amount of ‘illicit outflows’ range as high as US $60 billion a year. What is certain according to Thabo Mkebi, the former President of South Africa and now chairman of the ‘High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa’, is that addressing this issue should be a priority: “if we can stop Africa from losing resources in illicit outflows, then these funds can be directed to meeting the needs of the continent’s people and allowing them to build a better future.”
  • April 21 2014
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    What can you do when those meant to be responsible for running a country’s economy turn it into their own personal enterprise?

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