Africa: Politics and Societies South of the Sahara

African Leaders to Have Their French Assets Investigated

Posted in Global Africa by ruben eberlein on May 8, 2009

A French judge has agreed to investigate three African heads of state for corruption. Anti-corruption activist call the decision to try sitting Presidents Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo and Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea ‘historic’. Hear a report by Radio France International.