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Vol 56 No 18

Published 11th September 2015


Senegal

Timis under scrutiny

The USA may be stepping into the controversy over a mining tycoon and a presidential brother

The operations of entrepreneur Vasile Frank Timis in Senegal have come under scrutiny from the United States Department of Justice, Africa Confidential has learned. US federal prosecutors are investigating the deal by Kosmos Energy, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, to develop offshore oil fields for Timis and Aliou Sall, brother of President Macky Sall, we understand.

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