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Stop The Bleeding
Campaign to End Illicit Financial Flows From Africa

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Redouble efforts to implement Africa Mining Vision – A clarion call on Africa Day!

Despite the existence of home-grown tools to fully leverage Africa’s mineral resources, poverty and inequality remain rampant. Nairobi, 25th May 2021 – The Stop the […] Read More

Message from the Executive Director

Dear readers and friends of TrustAfrica, Welcome on board this new venture from TrustAfrica. We thank you for coming on board the “Stop the Bleeding” […] Read More


Gaming, Naming and Shaming ‘Licit Financial Flows’
Patrick Bond

“Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is always prefaced with the two words ‘much needed,’” my colleague Sarah Bracking insisted this week at a Zimbabwe NGO conference. […] Read More


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    Our campaign seeks to end Illicit Financial Flows from Africa!!

    Africa loses approximately US$50 billion annually through Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). The AU/ECA’s High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows report and other studies argue that Africa lost over US$1 trillion through IFFs in the last 50 years - an amount similar to Official Development Assistance in the same period. Many, including ourselves at TrustAfrica, have always been cautious about the over dramatised narrative of “Africa Rising” especially as it mostly uses Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a measure of growth. Other Human Development indicators such as Gross National Income (GNI), access to affordable health care, education, and decent jobs are rarely considered in the ongoing optimism surrounding Africa. Read More

    Song launched for popular campaign

    • Featured Artists: Livesoul, Synik, Pauline & The Kids
      Credits: Music producer: Cutty Beats (for Legendary Africa)
      Creative Director: Briggs Bomba
      Executive Producer: TrustAfrica

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