Tom Burgis

Tom Burgis

Tom Burgis is an investigative correspondent for the Financial Times and the author of "The Looting Machine," a book that provides a global perspective on the exploitation of Africa. Prior to working on his book, Burgis was the West Africa correspondent for the Financial Times, based in Lagos, Nigeria. He has also worked as the newspaper's Johannesburg correspondent. Before joining the Financial Times, he was freelance and spent a year in South America, focusing mostly on Chile's attempt to bring Augusto Pinochet to justice.

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  • The CIA has concluded that the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was carried out under the orders of Saud… https://t.co/ph023r6di3Sat Nov 17, 4:22am
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