Zimbabwe: Financing a parallel government?



Author:
Global Witness
Publisher:
Global Witness
Publication Date:
26 June 2012
Tags:
Zimbabwe, Asia, Australia, and Africa, Arms and Military Affairs, Mining, Governance, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Human Rights

This report reveals how Zimbabwe’s feared secret police, the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), appears to have received off-budget financing from Sam Pa, a businessman based in Hong Kong; and how members of the CIO are directors of a group of companies, Sino Zimbabwe Development, registered in Zimbabwe, Singapore and the British Virgin Islands.

The report also exposes how a Zimbabwean military lawyer owns half of Anjin Investments (Pvt) Ltd, the biggest diamond company in Zimbabwe’s controversial Marange diamond fields, on behalf of Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Defence.


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