Over 200 victims of human trafficking, 157 of them children, were rescued by police in Benin and Nigeria in an operation led by Interpol.
Multinationals, politicians, corporate moguls, and European consuls all used offshore companies and bank accounts to hide money and avoid taxes in West Africa, according to an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released Tuesday.
Pressure grew on the president of Ghana this week to launch a public inquiry into alleged connections between his own circle and a Ghanaian woman arrested in a drug bust in the UK.
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