Nations scramble to contain offshore account report fallout
Africa

Nations scramble to contain offshore account report fallout

LONDON (AP) — Governments around the world scrambled Tuesday Apr. 5, to contain the fallout from the publication of thousands of names of rich and powerful people who conducted offshore financial activity through a Panamanian law firm. China dismissed as “groundless” reports that relatives of current and retired politicians, including President Xi Jinping, own offshore … Continue reading

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Uganda: 1 killed in violence ahead of presidential polls

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An opposition supporter was fatally shot Monday Feb. 15, in clashes with the police during a campaign event in the capital, the police and a presidential candidate said Tuesday, raising concern over the role of the security forces in tight presidential elections Thursday. Police spokesman Fred Enanga confirmed Tuesday that one civilian … Continue reading