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New short film from UNECA outlines damage caused by illicit financial flows
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
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The Panama Papers – what they mean and why they are important for Africa
June 8th, 2016
In April and May of 2016, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) made public the largest ever investigation into international fraud, exposing a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking. The revelations dubbed the ‘Panama papers’ has brought to the fore systemic
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