Corrupt African Leaders Pt. 2

Posted on Tue 01 August 2017 in Africa • Tagged with DRC, Democratic Republic of the Congo, corruption, news, Joseph Kabila, Jaynet Kabila, Zoé Kabila


This new month sees us looking at another villain of the month winner: DRC President Joseph Kabila. UK's Guardian recently wrote about the business networks that are directly linked to President Kabila and members of his family.

The fact that Kabila was supposed to have stepped down as President of …

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South Africa's in a recession. Here's what that means

Posted on Wed 07 June 2017 in Africa • Tagged with South Africa, business, Africa

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The bad news keeps piling up for South Africa’s economy. Shutterstock

Jannie Rossouw, University of the Witwatersrand

South Africa has been rocked by news that it has slipped into a recession after its gross domestic product (GDP) declined 0.7% during the first quarter of 2017 after contracting by …

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