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George Soros

Date of Birth: 12/08/1930
Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary


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Condé drives a hard bargain

Beyond the bonhomie and the stream of foreign dignitaries trooping to see President Alpha Condé in Conakry, evidence is emerging of grand corruption in public works and mining contracts under the previous, military regimes (AC Vol 52 No 8, Tough questions for Condé and George Soros offers some tips)...

The billionaire philanthropist George Soros said in March that he was helping the government to draw up a new mining code and groups such as the Revenue Watch Institute have been helping to devise new measures...


George Soros offers some tips

President Alpha Condé has invited the United States billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros to advise on a new mining code which, the President says, will facilitate ‘the struggle against bribes and corruption in the country’...


Pushing for probity

George Soros, the financier-philanthropist who contributes to many of the lobbies involved in EITI, argued for the legislators to adopt uniform standards on disclosure...


Minding the mines

Delegations from the Revenue Watch Institute and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa, organisations financed by US billionaire George Soros, have gone to Guinea on an exploratory mission to help Condé in this project...


President Koroma pledges 'We no go tire'

Philanthropic multimillionaire George Soros, who has met Koroma and invested in the country via his Soros Economic Development Fund, has optimistically described Sierra Leone as 'a stable state where good governance has taken hold'...


More power for Freetown

He invited Sierra Leoneans abroad to return home and met philanthropic financier George Soros and British former Prime Minister Tony Blair, whose African Governance Initiative has nine advisors in Freetown...


Charles Taylor gets his day in Court

However, Griffiths has complained to the Open Society Institute, funded by George Soros, about the imbalance of resources allocated to the prosecution and the defence...

After years working for the UN, Johnson Sirleaf has many friends in the international system and is close to billionaire George Soros...


Shooting the messenger

Newspapers outside the big groups include the weekly Mail & Guardian, bought a few years ago by Zimbabwean publisher Trevor Ncube with support from George Soros’ Open Society Institute (AC Vol 44 No 4)...


Black gold flows

Negotiations have just been suspended between the government and the Open Society Institute (backed by financier George Soros), which offered to finance local civil society projects in exchange for reforms to promote accountability...


Succession for sale

The much less moneyed Trevor Ncube, majority shareholder of the Zimbabwe Independent (Zimind), has bought South Africa's Weekly Mail and Guardian from Britain's Guardian newspapers, raising the capital through the African Banking Corporation (ABC), which is also linked to Mawere and has Ghana's Sam Jonah on the board; Ncube has also received funds from George Soros' Open Society foundation...


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