November 8, 2018

Just one year ago, 13.4 million leaked files from offshore service providers and company registries were made public. This leak, known as the Paradise Papers, revealed the tax planning strategies of more than 100 multinational corporations, including Nike and Apple, as well as offshore activities by more than 120 politicians and world leaders. Oxfam’s 5-point […]

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ZAM’s investigative journalism partner, the African Investigative Publishing Collective (AIPC), once again made its presence felt at the yearly African Investigative Journalism Conference, held 29-31 October in Johannesburg. Firstly, keynote speaker Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Ghana’s famous undercover journalist, explained how African realities impact on the work of investigative journalists on the continent, where undercover reporting […]

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“I’m concerned that the government’s response has been quite slow in a number of areas,” Anneliese Dodds, UK shadow minister for the treasury, told International Tax Review while discussing the Paradise Papers. It’s now more than a year since German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung obtained 13.4 million leaked files from two leading offshore service providers Appleby and Asiaciti. […]

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The House of Representatives is set to shift course. Early next year, there will be 218 Democrats in the chamber, giving the left a majority and the speaker of the House for the first time in eight years. The Democrats will gavel the House committees. They’ll set the agenda and the priorities, and they’ll limit […]

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By Kasim Sumaina in Abuja Civil society organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Transparency International (TI) and GIABA have frowned on governments’ inconsistent method of fighting what they term, ‘the triple monster’ of corruption, money laundering and counter financing of terrorism in the country. The CSOs […]

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Pilates, a private bank accused by murdered journalist Daphne Carauna Galizia of laundering money for Maltese politicians and foreign interests, has lost its license, Financial Times reports. The license was withdrawn last Friday by the European Central Bank (ECB), several months after Pilatus’ founder and ex-chairman Seyed Ali Sadr Hasheminejad (also known as Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad) […]

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