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It tells the story of how Soussan reveals the UN oil-for-food scandal in which former director of the oil-for-food programme Benon Sevan was accused of accepting bribes from Saddam Hussein's regime. James plays the role of Soussan. He appeared in War On Everyone in 2016 in which he played a funny, ...

Former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges brought by a US federal court after he was accused of offering bribes worth a total of US$2.9 million to prominent African politicians. Ho was indicted by the Southern District of New York and faces ...
The 2005 investigation of this program discovered massive corruption involving Benon Sevan, the former head of the UN's oil-for-food program in Iraq, Alexander Yakovlev, an officer in the UN's procurement department, and then-UN general secretary Kofi Annan's son Kojo. After the disclosure that the ...
Looking forward to joining his wife and daughters, who had left two weeks before for New Delhi, he had planned a secret flight to India along with Benon Sevan, head of the UN's humanitarian aid division to Afghanistan. To prevent India-Pakistan bilateral relations from worsening further over Najibullah, ...
As former director of the UN's oil-for-food programme, Benon Sevan is now caught up in the scandal surrounding the programme for Iraq. He has been accused of taking nearly $150,000 in cash bribes by a panel investigating corruption allegations. The 67-year-old's resignation on Sunday ahead of the ...
Benon Sevan resigned from the United Nations in a letter to Kofi Annan, accusing the secretary-general of "sacrificing" him for political expediency. A spokesman for the U.N.-appointed Independent Inquiry Committee investigating the program told CNN last week that the committee's latest report on the ...


 

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