Kenya’s High Court has struck down a tax agreement with offshore haven Mauritius, a potentially significant precedent for other African nations’ efforts to staunch billions of dollars in lost revenue.
Lawyers hope the documents will force a foreign-owned company to compensate them for alleged pollution, forced removal, health complaints and human rights violations.
Medical tourism operators are luring patients to Africa for operations that leave them in crippling pain and with little more than WhatsApp messages for support.
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Madagascar shrimp magnate has used a web of offshore companies to shuffle millions of dollars around in what experts say could be “tax avoidance 101”.
The government of Algeria has launched a money-laundering investigation based on information revealed by the Panama Papers.
Leaked Mossack Fonseca documents exposed the millionaire offspring of European and African officials, illicit campaign funding in Latin America, and more.