Not sure I have the whole picture…

Kerfluffle in Burkina Faso over some stolen, smuggled gold, magistrates demand resignation of Minister of Justice…. (and before you think that 23,000 kg is a lot, remember that in French numbers , is a . so it is 23 kg only… about $1 million worth).

Le 6 mars 2012, le sieur DAMBINA Sékou était arrêté sur la route nationale n°4 au poste de péage de Koubri, route de Pô aux environs de 2 heures 30 du matin par les éléments de la Brigade Nationale de Lutte Anti –Fraude de l’or BNAF en possession de 23,528 kg d’or.

via MONDE JUDICIAIRE – Les Editions Le Pays.

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Economist at Santa Clara University and Director of Friends of African Village Libraries.
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