News / / 10.08.19

OCCRP: The Sentry Report: Time to Stop Al-Cardinal 

Sudanese businessman Ashraf Seed Ahmed Hussein Ali, known as Al-Cardinal, remains “a major enabler of corruption and violence for President Salva Kiir’s government,” claims the latest investigative report by The Sentry.

Al-Cardinal, according to the report published on Monday, “has mastered the art of doing business in a state riddled with corruption.”

Since 2006, he has “exploited opaque procurement processes, weak oversight institutions and cozy relationships with the country’s most powerful politicians to line his own pockets.”

The businessman has also been involved in major procurement scandals, private businesses with ruthless military generals, imports of military equipment during a bloody civil war and he even scored lucrative contracts linked to the implementation of the peace deal…

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