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ICIJ member Golden Matonga shares stories of exposing government corruption and doing his part to ensure democracy endures in Malawi.
The telecom giant had previously admitted to engaging in bribery and other misconduct in Djibouti and other countries in a U.S. settlement, and is separately facing multiple probes for alleged corruption in Iraq.
Afrigo, a real estate firm with ties to a Chinese construction giant, disguised more than $200 million using fake loans, fictional imports, phantom entities and more with the help of bankers and other enablers, according to a government audit.
Q&A: Despite facing constant harassment, threats and opposition, pioneering journalist Gwen Lister tells ICIJ that she never lost sight of her mission as an “activist journalist.”
In our latest episode of Meet the Investigators, we speak with ICIJ member Malek Khadhraoui about the founding of the mission-driven Tunisian investigative outlet Inkyfada, and its innovative business model.
The Pandora Papers shed new light on the offshore dealings of powerful figures close to Angola’s former president who were recently sanctioned by the U.S.
ICIJ’s 2020 Luanda Leaks investigation revealed how decades of inside deals turned dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s longtime former ruler, into Africa’s richest woman.
In ICIJ’s largest-ever collaboration on the continent, African journalists investigated offshore dealings linked to prominent political figures, mining deals, business tycoons and more.
The UAE’s record on illicit finance raises concerns for its relationship with the world’s poorest continent, experts say.
The Kenyatta family has ruled one of Africa’s largest economies for decades. But to the Swiss advisers who helped them funnel wealth into tax havens, they were 'Client 13173'.
On the first anniversary of the publication of the FinCEN Files, we go behind the scenes with ICIJ member Moussa Aksar, whose reporting on a military procurement scheme in Niger uncovered one of the biggest corruption scandals in the country.
Officials in Lesotho had joined a chorus of African authorities complaining that agreements with tax haven Mauritius were bleeding their governments of much-needed tax revenue.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Arab Spring, ICIJ hosted a panel of journalists to discuss the current state of press freedom in the MENA region, what can be done to combat threats and how global collaborations help free press thrive.
ICIJ member Moussa Aksar was fined more than $2,100 following a complaint by one of the subjects of his investigation into a military procurement scandal.
The Panama Papers scandal helped create a “snowball effect” of international awareness on how anonymous corporate vehicles can enable tax evasion, corruption, and crime, advocates say.
Dan Gertler was first frozen out of the U.S. financial system in 2017 after Paradise Papers exposed how he helped secure lucrative mining rights for commodities giant Glencore.
An investment scheme involving tycoon Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais exposed in ICIJ’s Paradise Papers investigation bore “obvious” risks of possible corruption, a Jersey court finds.
The Angolan billionaire’s company had “no intention” to carry out economic activity in Malta, the island nation's authorities said.
Boston Consulting Group, PwC, and McKinsey made tens of millions from a project to modernize state-owned oil company Sonangol, despite red flags indicating corruption.
The acquisition was bankrolled by state oil company Sonangol, whose lawyers now allege that the deal enriched Angola’s former ruling family at the expense of the country.
Publisher Moussa Aksar was targeted as his reporting on millions in disappearing defense spending was submitted in a request to force a government inquiry.
Swiss prosecutors allege that the Israeli billionaire and business associates bribed a wife of the former Guinean president to obtain lucrative mining rights.
Luanda Leaks showed how the mobile company became a cash cow for the Angolan billionaire. It’s now seeking repayment of loans totalling $430 million.
While Isabel dos Santos and her advisers face multiple investigations, accountability for the offshore industry remains elusive.
Musikilu Mojeed has reported and edited countless investigations in Nigeria and is one of ICIJ’s longest-serving African members.