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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: BBC.]

Lord Peter Hain has said a UK bank should be investigated for “possible criminal complicity” in connection with corruption allegations in South Africa.

Lord Hain told the House of Lords he had sent print-outs of transactions and named the bank concerned in a letter to Chancellor Philip Hammond.

He said the bank had “aided and abetted” money-laundering.

Lord Hain has previously called for UK authorities to examine the role of British banks in the scandal.

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
5.1% y/y in July 2018 (CPI) & +6.1 y/y in July 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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