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The “Blood Diamond” Magnate Who Is At The Center of Och-Ziff’s Bribery Scandal In Africa

The United States’ first foreign-bribery case against a hedge fund is full of dramatic detail. Read more

Corruption Threaten Congo’s Investment

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) holds the paradoxical status of possessing a rich mineral wealth at the same time as being one of the world’s least developed countries. Read more

President Joseph Kabila “Legalized Corruption”

More than US$ 750 million in mining revenues disappeared from the coffers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo over a three-year period, according to a report released Friday. Read more

‘NY Times’ Ignores Israeli At Heart of NY Hedge Fund Bribery Scandal In Africa

The huge story about bribery by a New York hedge fund in Africa should have been on the front page, but the New York Times buried it in the financial section. Read more

Congo President Joseph Kabila and Family Worth Millions

Congo President Joseph Kabila and his family own stakes in more than 80 companies at home and abroad that are likely worth tens of millions of dollars, a report by a U.S.-based body said on Thursday. Read more

President Joseph Kabila Skips Independence Parade Amid Security Fears

Democratic Republic of Congo will not hold its annual independence day military parade on Friday because of security concerns, an adviser to President Joseph Kabila said. Read more

Joseph Kabila Says Never Promised Elections

Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Saturday said he had never “promised anything” about whether to hold elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, seeming to back away from a deal to hold a vote this year. Read more

President Joseph Kabila Sends Millions of Dollars Offshore

KINSHASA, – One day in November 2015, President Joseph Kabila visited his foreign ministry and smiled broadly as a computer took his photograph and fingerprints. Read more

Congo Secret Sales

Between 2010 and 2012, major mining concessions in Democratic Republic of Congo were acquired by huge international mining companies for billions of dollars. Read more