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Mozambique: Fallout from US blacklisting

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Citizen Media, International Relations, Law

Last month, the US Treasury listed Mozambican businessman Mohamed Bachir for alleged links to drug trade, freezing some of his assets. Roughly 700 other people are listed worldwide. Bachir owns Maputo Shopping Center and is politically well connected. Blog Ma-shamba analyzes the impacts [1] [Pt]. Rapper Azagaia recorded “Arrrrri! [2]” in response, and has had 1,400 views in the past week.