Who’s having a Bad Time in February 2012?


Posted on February 20, 2012 12:50

It’s been bad times this month in Africa for these folks, who are making headlines for all the wrong reasons


As part of a massive investigation into the drugs trade and money laundering, Cape Verdean police arrested Pinto, the head of the national stock exchange, and six others on 20 December for suspected links to a cocaine-smuggling ring.


The imprisoned former director of Cameroon’s national airline faced another blow as liquidators announced in December that they are looking for new investors in Commercial Bank Cameroon, formerly an important holding of the Fotso Group.


Allegations aired in an Al Jazeera documentary about illegal logging in Sierra Leone pointed to bribery within the office of the vice-president. Vice-president Sumana has refused to resign ahead of national elections in August.

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