21 January 2020


Document trove shows how 'Africa's richest woman' stole fortune: ICIJ (20)
London (AFP) An award-winning investigative team published a trove of files Sunday allegedly showing how Africa's richest woman syphoned hundreds of millions of dollars of public money into offshore accounts. The New York-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) worked with newspapers such as Munich's Suddeutsche Zeitung to reveal the "Panama Papers" tax haven scandal in 2016.
Angola Vows To Bring Back Billionaire Dos Santos Over Graft Claims (6)
By Daniel Garelo Pensador with James Phein London 01/20/20 AT 12:46 PM Angolan prosecutors vowed on Monday to use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the former president's billionaire daughter, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money. Dubbed Africa's richest woman, dos Santos is accused of using her father's
EU sets up $998 million budget for humanitarian aid (6)
By The Associated Press BRUSSELS - The European Union has set up a 900 million euro ($998 million) budget to help countries hit by humanitarian crises, with Africa getting the largest share of the money. The EU Commission, the bloc's executive arm, said Monday that people in more than 80 countries will benefit from the money in 2020.
Climate crisis could justify asylum claims: UN committee (4)
20 Jan 2020 AFP / Luis TATO Martha Kasafi and her daughter, refugees from Democratic Republic of Congo, collect water for their crops in Kalobeyei settlement for refugees in Kenya on October 2, 2019; Independent experts on the Human Rights Committee issued a non-binding ruling in a case brought by Ioane Teitiota from the Pacific island nation of Kiribati Governments that send refugees back to countries severely affected by
OPEC daily basket price stood at $65.58 a barrel Friday (2)
VIENNA, 20th January, 2020 (WAM) - The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at US$65.58 a barrel on Friday, 17th January 2020, compared with $65.62 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Djeno (Congo), Oriente (Ecuador), Zafiro (Equatorial Guinea), Rabi Light (Gabon), Iran Heavy (Iran), Basra
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