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Malawi conglomerate named in Panama Papers

PANAMA PAPERS: Press Trust Corporation, an organization established through an act of parliament and run by political elites in Malawi, is secretly registered in the tax havens of British Virgin Islands, Jersey and Channel Island. INK Centre for Investigative Journalism and Centre For Investigative Journalism Malawi, through the support of International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and African Network of Centres for Investigative Reporting have established.

Exceptional diamond deal suggests flaws in De Beers, Botswana relationship

An exceptional diamond agreement revealed by Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based offshore service provider, obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, raises questions about the secrecy that shapes Botswana’s diamond industry.


As of 2010 about 21 to 32 Trillion Dollars of Offshore private financial wealth was invested through haven and one of those havens is Panama. For anyone with money to hide Panama is in the business of keeping secrets; dictators, thieves, drug lords and tax sheets find this tiny nation a safe place to stash their cash…