Regional leaders say the violence has unsettled local economic activities. Tuesday August 2 2016 Reports show that as a result of Boko Haram's attacks, more than 13,000 have been killed, 2.5 million people have been internally displaced, and an estimated 250 000 people fled to neighbouring countries from North-east of Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger.
The African Union Commission continues to discuss with the European Commission the repatriation of illicit money from the continent, an official said. "There are illicit funds from Africa in European banks. We started discussions with the European Union some years ago to bring back these funds.
Politics and policy In Summary Africa loses around $50 billion every year through illicit finance flow, which is almost double the Official Development Assistance (ODA) the continent receives, according to the 2015 UN report by a high-level panel on illicit cash transfers.