António Siba-Siba Macuácua: Banker – Mozambique (Posthumous) (Integrity Award)

Filed under - Whistleblowing

Received the Award on 25 May 2003

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António Siba-Siba Macuácua was due to submit a report on the financial situation of Austral Bank, the largest commercial bank in Mozambique, when he was murdered, aged 33, in the bank's offices on 11 August 2001. Director of the Department of Banking Supervision at the Central Bank, Siba-Siba Macuácua had been made acting chairman of Austral Bank to oversee its re-privatisation. Before his death, he published a list of the bank's debtors, and tracked down and cancelled bogus contracts. His murder to this day remains unresolved. He received the Integrity Award posthumously in 2003.

Country / Territory - Mozambique   
Region - Sub-Saharan Africa   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Financial markets   |   Private sector   |   Whistleblowing   
Tags - banking   |   António Siba-Siba Macuácua   |   Austral Bank   |   Privatisation   

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