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Africa: The Mobutu Prize of Corruption International

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, D.R. of Congo, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zambia, Humor, Politics

Do you know the Mobutu Prize of Corruption International? [1] “The first nominee is the King of Ethiopia, His Excellency King Haille Gleedie, who sold the entire national food reserve to buy his wife those diamonds.’
‘Hurray!’ shouted the crowd. ‘What courage! What sacrifice!’”