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WikiLeaks: President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan Stashed $9bn in UK Banks

“To claim that the president can control the treasury and take money to put into his own accounts is ludicrous – it is a laughable claim by the ICC prosecutor” – Government spokesperson.

Political witch hunt? Speculation that Omar al-Bashir siphoned $9bn in oil money and deposited it in foreign accounts could fuel calls for his arrest.

BY AFUA HIRSCH | THE GUARDIAN

Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese president, has siphoned as much as $9bn out of his impoverished country, and much of it may be stashed in London banks, according to secret US diplomatic cables that recount conversations with the chief prosecutor of the international criminal court. Continue reading WikiLeaks: President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan Stashed $9bn in UK Banks

Meles Zenawi Died Without Owning a Personal Car or House?

Meles Zenawi may have died with out owning a personal car or home but millions of dollars in offshore account and that’s why he was sometimes called as the ‘Champion of the poor’

By Mwaura Samora,

ETHIOPIAN Ambassador to Kenya Dina Mufti spoke to a Kenyan journalist Mwaura Samora on how Ethiopia outmaneuvered terrorists, Uhuru’s presidential jet saga and why the late President Meles Zenawi died without owning a car or a house.

Were you summoned by Kenyan officials after it was alleged that Ethiopia was the reason President Uhuru Kenyatta’s jet was re-routed on its way to Dubai?

There was no summons from anybody. I just got communication from the host nation, which is normal in diplomatic circles. So there were no summons.  Continue reading Meles Zenawi Died Without Owning a Personal Car or House?