Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Rwanda, and Senegal between them provide 30% of the UN’s total peacekeeping force.
The snub signals the return of the US/Africa policy that held sway from 1960 to 2001 when the continent was on the back burner in Washington.
The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.
New Liberty Gold has the backing of the World Bank’s IFC. A recent report by Oxfam found that 84% of the IFC’s investments in sub-Saharan Africa in 2015 used tax havens.
Uganda was the first post-conflict country where this trend became evident in Africa, with Rwanda next taking it to a whole new level, achieving what Nordic countries had done over the course of 100 years.