Mugabe surrendered Zimbabweans’ US$2.76 billion to multinational corporations through “illicit financial flows”

An eye-opening report released by the Washington, D.C.-based Global Financial Integrity in December 2015 reveals an inconvenient truth: Between 2004 and 2013, Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe lost a staggering US$2.76 billion to multinational corporations through “illicit financial flows”.

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Mugabe’s cybersecurity bill criminalizes Zimbabweans’ access to computer systems

First introduced in August 2016 as an anti-hacking law for the digital age, Robert Mugabe’s “Computer Crime and Cyber Crime Bill” is all about policing Zimbabweans’ use of the Internet and modern communications technologies. It seeks to criminalize at risk-Zimbabweans’ access to computer systems.

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Africa’s tax avoidance crackdown nets US$260m as continent loses billions to “illicit financial flows”

There is nothing to celebrate about the US$260 million Africa recently netted by cracking down on tax avoidance. The figure pales in comparison to the billions the continent losses to “illicit financial flows” every year thanks to corporate tax avoidance by multinational corporations, corruption by African officials, and African countries’ weak audit capacities.

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Four decades of underestimating Mugabe: how the British never expected he would win Zimbabwe’s 1980 election

Robert Mugabe’s controversial landslide victory over longtime political rival Morgan Tsvangirai during Zimbabwe’s 2013 election translated into “the biggest defeat for the United Kingdom’s policy in Africa in 60 years.”

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