Through the power of collaborative reporting, ICIJ and its partners have been able to shed new light on the impact of tax avoidance, financial crime and corruption in West Africa.
Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.
From Cape Verde’s white-sand beaches to Niger’s vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow.
Global industrial giant Techint faces multinational money-laundering and bribery allegations spawned by investigations grounded in the Panama and Paradise Papers.
Two years after the Panama Papers was first published, journalists look back on the project through different lenses, but taken together, they reflect a world in flux.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa says there is still $826 million stashed offshore, as the country names and shames those it believes illegally transferred money abroad.