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France tries Equatorial Guinea leader's son in absentia in corruption case

PARIS: The son of Equatorial Guinea’s president was put on trial in his absence on Monday in France, accused of buying palatial Parisian properties and exotic cars with money plundered from his native country, a small oil-rich state on Africa’s west coast. Teodorin Obiang, eldest son of President Teodoro Obiang and a vice-president himself, denies… Read More »

Kenyans tell leaders of frustration over delays tackling land corruption

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A prominent Kenyan industrialist offered to hire 100,000 people to help the government tackle corruption in the land sector at a summit on Monday, as others called for faster action to issue title deeds and reclaim irregularly-issued public land. Hundreds of politicians and experts attended a red carpet breakfast at… Read More »