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The US wants Kenya to crack down on illegal investments by South Sudan’s elite

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14.06.2018

The US is promising to investigate and prosecute South Sudanese officials involved in money laundering and plundering national assets.

During a trip to Nairobi on yesterday (June 13), Sigal Mandelker, the US Treasury’s undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, urged Kenyan officials to help with the financial probes, including those targeting South Sudan president Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar. Mandelker said South Sudanese individuals on the US sanctions list continue to invest in Kenya’s real estate.

“We will impose consequences, we will cut off your access to the US financial system, and we will work with our........

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