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Teodoro Obiang – PEP Case Summary/Equatorial Guinea - Premium

Teodoro Nguema Obiang, attained the Presidency of Equatorial Guinea, an oil rich West African State in 1979 and continues as President still today. For more…

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Corruption in Sub Saharan Africa – the missing 5% - Premium

According to Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, Africa is the most corrupt region of the world. Corruption according to the African Union, is the…

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Frederick Chiluba – PEP Case Summary/Zambia

Frederick Chiluba became President of Zambia in 1991, inheriting enormous economic problems, aggravated by the worst drought in the country for 50 years. He tried…

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Omar Bongo – PEP Case Summary / Gabon

Omar Bongo was Gabon’s second President, (1936-2009) succeeding to the highest position at only the age of 31. Gabon whilst achieving its independence from France…

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Mobutu Sese Seko – PEP Case Summary / Zaire

In 1960 Mobutu was appointed state secretary in the first government of President Lumumba in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) and later becoming…

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Lord’s Resistance Army – Terrorist Group

The Lord’s Resistance Army (“LRA”) was formed in 1988 from the remnants of a defeated resistance movement amongst the Acholi people of northern Uganda. It…

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Al-Shabaab – Terrorist Group

Al-Shabaab, or ‘the youth’, is a Somali based terrorist group, which was formerly the most prominent of the militia groups comprising the militant wing of…

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Boko Haram / ISWA – Terrorist Group Summary

The Islamic State in West Africa, formerly known as, “Group of the People of Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad”) but more commonly known as Boko…

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Sani Abacha – PEP Case Summary / Nigeria

Sani Abacha was born in Kano Nigeria in 1943 and rose through the ranks of the Nigerian military before assuming overall command of the military…

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Jacob Zuma – PEP Case Summary / South Africa

Jacob Zuma, a hero of the Apartheid struggle, a prison mate of Nelson Mandela, the 4th President of post apartheid South Africa, ousted after 9…

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