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Cameroon probes theft from IMF's $382m COVID-fund donation

Cameroon’s government auditors claim ministries and state bodies misappropriated and mismanaged internationally donated funds to the country's national coronavirus response plan, reports News24.

The International Monetary Fund gave $382m in emergency funds to Cameroon following the start of the pandemic and said it was important for the authorities to keep track of companies contracted as part of its COVID-19 response. An audit was commissioned by President Paul Biya into the use of the funds, but no findings have yet been made public.

 

Full report on the News24 site (Open access)

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