Former Mozambican Minister Chang Could be Extradited to the U.S.

South African Justice Minister Ronald Lamola's decision to halt the extradition of former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country means he could instead be extradited to the U.S. to face corruption charges there. Chang has been in custody in South Africa since December 2018 when he was arrested for his alleged involvement in financial crimes totalling U.S.$2 billion.

Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang appears in court during an extradition hearing in Johannesburg (file photo).

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