Burundi Militia Waging Campaign of Terror – UN

[VOA] The U.N. high commissioner for human rights says he is alarmed by a growing, widespread campaign of terror in Burundi being waged by government-backed militia against opponents of President Pierre Nkurunziza’s party.

[VOA] The U.N. high commissioner for human rights says he is alarmed by a growing, widespread campaign of terror in Burundi being waged by government-backed militia against opponents of President Pierre Nkurunziza's party.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Obiang Visits Assembly, Opposition Boycotts

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican opposition parties on Thursday boycotted the President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, when he visited the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican opposition parties on Thursday boycotted the President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, when he visited the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Tax Collection Agency Intensifies SMEs Crackdown

[Financial Gazette] THE country’s tax collection agency, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has threatened to punish small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) who will fail to register for value added tax (VAT), as it escalates its desperate bid to…

[Financial Gazette] THE country's tax collection agency, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has threatened to punish small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) who will fail to register for value added tax (VAT), as it escalates its desperate bid to boost revenue to fund a cash-strapped government.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Workers Steal U.S.$6.3 Billion

[Business Day] The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimates that the average business in Ghana and other parts of the world loses approximately five percent of its annual revenue to internal fraud, waste and abuse.

[Business Day] The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimates that the average business in Ghana and other parts of the world loses approximately five percent of its annual revenue to internal fraud, waste and abuse.

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New U.S. Secretary of State Linked to ‘Petro-Kleptocrat’ Obiang

[allAfrica] The recent hearing in the United States Senate over the confirmation of President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of former oil company chief executive Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, was – as anticipated – saturated with hard-hitting que…

[allAfrica] The recent hearing in the United States Senate over the confirmation of President Donald J. Trump's nomination of former oil company chief executive Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, was - as anticipated - saturated with hard-hitting questions about climate change and his cozy relationship with Russia's oligarchy.

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Why Poverty Plagues a High-Income Nation

[allAfrica] The African Union’s discussions about poverty have never focused on Equatorial Guinea, a small but oil-rich country boasting the highest per capita income on the continent. But with its foreign minister, Agapito Mba Mokuy, seeking the Afric…

[allAfrica] The African Union's discussions about poverty have never focused on Equatorial Guinea, a small but oil-rich country boasting the highest per capita income on the continent. But with its foreign minister, Agapito Mba Mokuy, seeking the African Union Commission chairmanship, it is worth asking why the central African nation has done so poorly on social development despite the country's undeniable wealth.

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Does France Have Right to Prosecute Vice President Obiang?

[RFI] After an investigation lasting several years, France has put the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea on trial for corruption. Teodorin Nguema Obiang is charged with embezzling many millions from state funds. But his lawyers argue that he be…

[RFI] After an investigation lasting several years, France has put the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea on trial for corruption. Teodorin Nguema Obiang is charged with embezzling many millions from state funds. But his lawyers argue that he behaved perfectly legally according to his own country's laws.

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