Externalisers include offshore shelf companies

The government published a list of more than 1 800 individuals and companies last week that it accused of illegally transferring money abroad, including several who appear in the Panama Papers.

The list was the result of a three-month amnesty that allowed companies and individuals to return money to the country without prosecution. The list named those who had not done so.

In announcing the results, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said that US$826 million — more than half of an estimated US$1,42 billion stashed outside Zimbabwe — was not returned during the 90-day amnesty period.

“The authorities have no other recourse to cause these entities and individuals to respond, other than to publicise the names of the entities and individuals so that the concerned parties take heed of the importance of good corporate governance,” Mnangagwa said in

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