MOZAMBIQUE’S ANTI-FRAUD DRIVE CALLS ON CIVIL SERVANTS TO PROVE THEY ARE ALIVE

The Guardian on 21st December reported that about 30,000 “ghost” workers have now been uncovered on the civil service payroll after the audit, demonstrating the scale of corruption within the country’s internal infrastructure.  The figure is almost a tenth of the total staff.  The anti-corruption crackdown follows the $2 billion “hidden loans scandal” of 2012-13 involving Credit Suisse and Russian lender VTB, the revelation of which prompted donors to cut off aid, forcing Mozambique into economic crisis.

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/dec/21/mozambique-anti-fraud-drive-calls-on-civil-servants-to-prove-they-are-alive

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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