< 1 min read. How do criminals hide their stolen millions? Dr. Louise Shelley, an expert on illicit financial flows, explains how companies use fake invoices and trade agreements to disguise their laundered sums. This video is part of a series on the Troika Laundromat, a multi-billion-dollar financial system used in part to move money worldwide, evade taxes, and mask other financial crimes.
< 1 min read. From 2006 through early 2013, billions of dollars moved out of Russia through an elaborate scheme orchestrated by Russia’s largest private investment bank, Troika Dialog. The money was used to pay for luxury goods, make secret investments in state-owned companies, and even pay school tuitions. The system also links some of the most notorious figures in previous financial scandals: people like Sergei Roldugin and companies exposed by now-deceased lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. This massive operation came to light after a leak of more than 1.3 million financial transactions and related documents, representing the largest banking data leak...
< 1 min read. Africa Uncensored's John-Allan Namu sat down with lawyer Paul Mwangi, one of the architects of the handshake and the joint secretary of one of its offshoots, the Building Bridges Initiative championed by both Mr Odinga and President Kenyatta, to look back on the happenings of March 9th 2018 and what they mean for the country going forward.
< 1 min read. Footage of Mwalimu Nyerere being received by US President, John F. Kennedy on his visit to the White House on 15 July 1963.
< 1 min read. An exclusive interview with Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere on the explosive situation in neighbouring Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) - and what the American diplomat Henry Kissinger told him while he was in South Africa trying and mediate between the white minority rulers and the black population who are fighting for equality and independence and majority rule. This was first aired on 23rd September 1976. Copyright Thames TV
< 1 min read. Is Pan-Africanism today any different from the brand of Pan-Africanism that we know Marcus Garvey and other black activists of their day for? What is the place of young people in today's Pan-African movement? Pan-Africanist Brian Tamuka Kagoro recently tackled the subject in a lecture on #21CenturyPanAfricanism in Nairobi.
< 1 min read. A 2012 production by Xmedia, directed by Robby Bresson for Akiba Mashinani Trust. "MUKUHURU" follows the investigations of a group of disenfranchised youths from Kenya's second largest informal settlement (Mukuru) as they try to discover who owns the land that they have lived on all their lives. Through a series of critical interviews, the youths discover the historical, political, legal and social hurdles that stand in the way of land ownership and security of tenure for all landless in Kenya.
< 1 min read. Celebrated Pan Africanist, Brian Tamuka Kagoro recently gave a lecture on #21CenturyPanAfricanism. He took his audience through the complicated history of Pan Africanism to this defining moment for the global fight for black dignity.
< 1 min read. In a conversation with The Elephant, Dr David Ndii meticulously outlines the political economy of Kenya since its inception to its current arrangement and vividly constructs scenarios on how it will unfold in light of the current political and economic configuration. The talk took place on 11th December 2018 and was hosted by the Africa Leadership Centre of King's College, University of London.
< 1 min read. On the afternoon of Tuesday, 15th January, 2019, armed gunmen stormed into 14 Riverside, a corporate campus in Westlands, Nairobi that hosts offices of several corporates, a restaurant and a hotel, DusitD2. The Africa Uncensored crew, who were nearby, was the first at the scene and this is a compilation of how the attack unfolded.