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Mozambique: Purchases from Paramount Lack Rationality and Show 'Lobbying'

Paramount has become the main private supplier of military equipment to Mozambique since 2020, including pilot training through its Technical Training and Support Academy, created in South Africa two years ago following the acquisition of part of Burnham Global, based in Dubai, entity responsible for training.

The contract between Mozambique and the PGBG was signed in FEB.2021, already with the Minister of Defense JAIME NETO, replaced in the meantime. Burnham Global is led by GARY WOOD and made up of British military veterans. IVOR ICHIKOWITZ (IvI) is the main shareholder of PGBG, serving as Executive Chairman, seconded by ALISON CROOKS, CFO. READ MORE