African Nations Losing More Money To Illicit Financial Flows Than Receiving In ODA, OECD Report Shows

VOA News: Illicit Financial Flows Outpace Development in Africa, OECD Says
“Through medication and narcotics smuggling, ivory and people trafficking, oil theft and piracy, Africa is, by conservative estimates, losing about $50 billion a year in illicit financial flows — more, in fact, than it receives in official development assistance. A report by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development offers a bigger look at the illegal economy behind the losses and how African and richer nations can fight it…” (Bryant, 2/20).

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