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Covert Capital: Illicit Finance in DR Congo

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On May 22, 2019, the Enough Project co-hosted an event with the Atlantic Council titled “Covert Capital: Illicit Finance in DR Congo.” The panelists discuss how Kabila and his allies manipulated the DRC’s financial sector and what it means for embattled President Félix Tshisekedi and the Congolese people ...
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Secretive International Network Attempted to Take Over a Quarter of DR Congo’s Banking Sector

The Sentry’s latest report reveals activities of investment bank linked to former President Joseph Kabila ...
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New DR Congo Investigative Report: Covert Capital

New DR Congo Investigative Report: Covert Capital
A new investigation by Enough's partner, The Sentry, has uncovered how family members and allies of former President Joseph Kabila attempted to acquire a stake in three commercial banks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, accounting for more than one quarter of Congo’s $5 billion banking sector ...
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A Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of 92 Lawmakers Urge Support For Civilian-Led Transitional Government in Sudan

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Bipartisan, bicameral group of 92 members of Congress have written to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Secretary of State Pompeo calling for a range of specific actions to support a transition to civilian authority in Sudan that reflects the will of the Sudanese people ...
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Sudan: Protestors and Transitional Military Council Avert “Tiananmen” Moment in Khartoum

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May 2, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) - Today's news from Khartoum indicate a lowering of the tension in the standoff between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Coalition of Freedom and Change, a coalition of professional and civil society organizations and opposition parties, and the major force behind the popular uprising in Sudan. This followed two days of heightened tensions during which the two parties appeared headed toward confrontation, stoked by threats from a military commander. Dr. Suliman Baldo, Senior Advisor at the Enough Project, said: "The Sudanese have averted a Tiananmen Square-type of confrontation that seemed likely just yesterday. With ...
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New Report: Strategies for Cleaning Up Corruption in Post-Election DR Congo

In a new report released today, The Sentry highlights the pervasive role of profiteers and financiers in the perpetration of atrocities, pointing to critical omissions in the ways those crimes are prosecuted ...
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Leveraging Reform: Fighting Corruption in Post-Election DR Congo

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Leveraging Reform: Fighting Corruption in Post-Election DR Congo
⭳ Download the full report. | Téléchargez en français  In the wake of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (hereafter Congo) flawed December 2018 elections, it is important for the international community to focus on key areas that can have a lasting impact in the country, in particular on addressing high-level corruption. Corruption is at the core of a particular type of systemic corruption in Congo – a form of state capture – that incentivizes certain elites inside and outside the country to derive personal profit via illicit financial activity while undermining government institutions and the rule of law in the deeply impoverished country ...
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Sigal Mandelker Provides Keynote at 2019 Days of Remembrance Ceremony

At the 2019 Days of Remembrance Ceremony, Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker provided the keynote address sharing her personal story and highlighting the role of the Treasury Department and its financial tools of pressure in combating mass atrocities throughout history ...
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In remembrance of Senator Richard Lugar

The world has lost a great leader on international affairs and foreign policy. Senator Lugar was a champion of our issues at Enough and we will miss his steady hand and compassionate voice ...
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Suliman Baldo speaks to TRT World on Sudan’s Transition After al-Bashir

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Suliman Baldo, Senior Adviser to the Enough Project, discusses the situation in Sudan following Omar al-Bashir's fall on TRT World's 'The Newsmakers', which aired on April 16, 2019 ...
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