August 1st, 2016
In the span of just fifteen minutes, some of the leading economic thinkers from across the African continent manage to give an incredibly detailed, but accessible, overview of the problem of illicit financial flows. The new mini-documentary, produced by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), looks at the problem of illicit flows, and has
July 29th, 2016
Earlier this week, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), along with their partners at the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) and 18 media outlets around the continent, released a new batch of Panama Papers stories with a specific focus on African nations.
February 24th, 2016
What if every time you donated a dollar to help an impoverished community, two dollars left the very same place? Alarmingly, this isn’t far from the reality of the world economy. According to a report led by former South African President Thabo Mbeki on behalf of the UN Economic Commission of Africa (UNECA) High Level
January 28th, 2016
The 2016 African Union (AU) Summit is currently taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which means we’re one year removed from the endorsement of the High Level Panel Report on Illicit Financial Flows by African Heads of State at last year’s AU Summit. This report, led by former South African President Thabo Mbeki, brought a heightened level of