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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  • “We'll essentially become a feudal state." https://t.co/cahJY0M0kBWed Aug 23, 10:40am
  • RT @EricLiptonNYT: NEWS: Trump's Interior Depart has ordered National Academy of Sciences to halt study of health risks/harm caused by moun…Tue Aug 22, 6:08am
  • FT journalists vote for industrial action 'should it be required' to fix 13 per cent gender pay gap at title: https://t.co/kQ7gRNUIiY -Thu Aug 3, 7:14am

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