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Vol 54 No 9

Published 26th April 2013


Debt deal scandal revives

Campaigners press the Swiss authorities to reopen their investigation into lucrative deals over Angola’s old debts to Russia

A group of Angolan anti-corruption campaigners and other civil society activists is trying to get Angola and Switzerland to reopen an investigation into a notorious mid-1990s debt deal with Russia. On 15 April, Manuel David Mendes, Ernesto Guilherme, Francisco Tunga Alberto and Adriano Alfredo Teixeira Parreira submitted a Dénonciation Pénale to the Swiss Federal Prosecutor’s Office in Berne.

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