The World Bank’s latest report on Nigeria deserved closer scrutiny, just like the opinions of economic experts outside government.
New England Patriots CEO Robert Kraft’s criminal charges in a suspected sex trafficking case draw new attention to this illicit underground economy.
Millions of dollars have been repatriated to Nigeria by Swiss authorities, but there are better ways to spend it than what the government is proposing.
Fela Kuti’s critically engaging lyrics, and his intense and methodical delivery, provide an important window to exposing students to critical understanding of the global system.
South Africa’s Reserve Bank is facing a growing challenge of illicit financial flows and money laundering from gangs and errant businesses hell-bent on tricking regulators.
There are disturbing questions around the complicity - witting or unwitting - of UK global financial institutions in the transnational network set up by President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family.
South Africa is breathing a sigh of relief after escaping a credit rating downgrade. But there are still serious concerns around structure of the country’s economy and finances.
A radical tightening of exchange controls against corporations and wealthy individuals offers a short-term solution to South Africa’s balance of payments crisis.
In Africa, commercial activities are the largest component of illicit financial flows. This is followed by organised crime and then public sector corruption.