African Power Players Named in Paradise Papers

The Paradise Papers investigation reveals offshore interests and activities of more than 120 politicians and world leaders, including Queen Elizabeth II, 13 advisers, major donors and members of U.S. President Donald J. Trump as well as several African leaders. The new leak of confidential records also reveals tax haven shopping sprees by multinational companies in Africa and Asia, and secretive deals and hidden companies connected to Glencore, the world's largest commodity trader, and provides detailed accounts of the company's negotiations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for valuable mineral resources.

Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Kenyan minister Sally Kosgei, Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Uganda's Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and the brother of former Ghanaian president John Mahama, Ibrahim.


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