Tag: deal

News, Security

INVESTIGATION: Notorious arms dealer, wanted in Nigeria, lands multi-million dollar deal in Senegal

Article written by Chikezie Omeje. A contract seen by OCCRP shows how Aboubakar Hima, who allegedly skimmed millions from $240 million in corrupt arms deals in his native Niger, may be up to his old tricks further from home. At the beginning of this year, a Senegalese state agency signed […]

Opinion, The Environment

Let there be a Full and an Independent Investigation into Illegal Timber Trade

The Government’s press release on July 1 that it has revoked all timber permits with a new regulation is nothing but a smokescreen to divert attention from the corruption involved in this business perpetrated by Government officials themselves. Now that they have been adequately exposed by both the media and […]

Editorial, Human Rights, World News

Twitter: Elon Musk’s deal is bad news for media freedom

Brussels 26 April 2022 – Billionaire Elon Musk reached agreement with the board of Twitter board on 25 April to buy the social network for a deal valued at $44 billion and is set to become the sole owner of the platform. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) have condemned […]