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Africa and the Panama Papers, with Nicholas Shaxson

The Panama Papers have laid bare the extend of illicit financial flows and the impact of tax havens and secrecy jurisdictions on the world. But how are these revelations connected to the African continent?

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Swiss battle to return Africa’s stolen loot

It irritates Valentin Zellweger that ‘no longer than six minutes into any James Bond movie, a sleazy Swiss banker still appears.’

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British tax havens and Congo’s missing $1.5 billion

Democratic Republic of Congo should be one of the richest countries in the world, thanks to the trillions of dollars’ worth of gold, diamonds, copper, cobalt and other natural resources in its soil. 

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The #PanamaPapers are everywhere…

And this week we’ll spend sometime talking about them. First up, however, we’ve got some nice things to say about a conference held in Addis Ababa (31 March-5 April).

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Why Africa finds it difficult to effectively tax the super rich

A great deal of attention has been paid to the obstacles African governments face in effectively taxing the profits of transnational corporations.

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Panama papers: Denials expose more than the original exposé

The leak once again reveals how states collude with private interests to protect the criminality of the powerful. Or how could journalists uncover the Panama Papers while states which carry on surveillance on millions of people, listen to billions of phone calls and read billions of e-mails were apparently unaware of the underhand dealings?

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