ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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sub-Saharan African: Looting the State

The way to bring about a change of the manner in which some sub- Saharan African ruling classes or groups accumulate their wealth is to make it difficult for them to continue to do so. An important step in this direction would be to halt the financial transactions of capital flight. If the money cannot be taken out, it would in some manner or the other have to be used within the country. It would then be possible for successor governments or civil society organisations to track down this ill-gotten wealth.

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