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Paradise Papers reveal dubious dealings bleed Congo’s mineral wealth

JOHANNESBURG, November 7 – The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) enormous mineral wealth is being exploited by greedy international companies and corrupt middlemen with close relations to President Joseph Kabila and other senior government officials, according to the Paradise Papers. The issue was raised by Paradise Papers which comprise more than 13.4 million leaked documents, […]

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Mugabe fires his deputy Mnangagwa

HARARE, November 6 ‑ Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has fired his deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, on Monday for his “disloyalty”, “unreliability” and “little probity in the execution of duties”. “His Excellency the President, Cde RG Mugabe, has exercised his powers to relieve Honourable Vice-President ED Mnangagwa, of his position as VP of the Republic of Zimbabwe,” […]