Switzerland to return to Nigeria more than $300 million of stolen cash +++ Clashes over 'chieftaincy' leave at least six dead in northern Ghana +++ Kenya hailed for plastic ban as UN Environment conference ends
For quite some time now, Nigeria has been intensifying efforts to recover stolen state assets from abroad. President Muhammadu Buhari's government has won some recent battles — but it is fighting a losing war.
Transparency International has voiced fears that a global rise of populism risks undermining the fight against corruption. The anti-graft watchdog has warned of a backslide in the United States under President Trump.
The new leaks of financial records illustrate how powerful individuals and companies across Africa use offshore havens to not only avoid paying taxes, but also to hide bribery and illegal dealings.
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