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Thursday, 8 August 2013
Bongo Bongo Land - was Godfrey Bloom right or wrong? Read it all here.
The following rough précis has been taken from this article in the Daily Mail. This is what Bongo Bongo Land does with your hard earn money. I hate to say it but those British readers who vote for this outright thievery are not the brightest sandwich in the picnic basket. Don't blame me, I vote for the UK Independence Party.
President: Jacob Zuma
Purchased an estate of over 25 houses, underground quarters, Helepad, top security
Purchased £40,000,000 road improvements leading to his estate
British Aid: £17,000,000 last year
President: Denis Sassou Nguesso
Purchased over a dozen properties in Paris.
British Aid: A total of £258,000,000 by 2015.
President and dictator: Yoweri Museveni
Purchased a luxury jet for £30,000,000
Purchased six Russian fighter jets for £500,000,000
British Aid: £65,000 p.a.
President : Paul Kagame
Purchased two jets, total value £59,000,000 plus expensive running costs of course
Owns a large luxury residence and a huge farm
British Aid: £75,000,000
President: Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Purchased Michael Jackson memorabilia for his son costing £1.8,000,000
Purchased jet for £26,000,000
Purchased £15,000,000 property in Paris
British Aid: just under £1,000,000 p.a.
President: Ernest Bai Koroma
Gone astray: £1,200,000 of aid just disappeared
President: Ali Bongo,
Purchased huge mansion for £85,000,000 for Parisian home
British Aid: £1,000,000 plus a year
Well worth reading the full article as I was in haste and may have got some of my facts wrong. But under-estimated rather than over estimated.