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John Muvavarirwa is an Anti-Money Laundering Expert with the East and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG). John is a scholar and a researcher on topics in the field of anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing within the Southern Africa region. John holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) and Master’s in Banking and Finance from the National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe), an LLB from the University of London (U.K), and a PhD from the University of South Africa. John is a certified member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS).

Hayford Hayford is an editor of the AML Journal of Africa.  He holds MBA in Management Information Systems from the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands, a BSc in Accounting and Information Systems with distinction from Regent - Ghana and currently pursuing PhD in finance at the Swiss Management Center, Switzerland. He is a chartered member of the Association of Certified Chartered Economists (ACCE) and a Fellow of the Global Academy of Financial Management (GAFM). Hayford is the Head of Risk, Compliance & Recoveries at the ABii National Savings & Loans Ltd in Ghana.

Hayford Kwesi Annor, BSc, MBA

Editor, AML Journal of Africa


Nancy Chepkorir Kilimo, BA, MSc

Senior Editor, AML Journal of Africa


Nancy Chepkorir Kilimo is a Senior Editor of the AML Journal of Africa. She is a lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at Mount Kenya University. Nancy previously worked at Co-operative Bank of Kenya and Chase Bank (Kenya) Limited. Her research interest lies in the effects of strategic alliances on the financial performance of African banks. Nancy holds a BA in Economics and Sociology from the University of Nairobi and a Masters of Science in Finance from the University of Nairobi.

John Muvavarirwa, B.Com, LLB, MA

Editor, AML Journal of Africa


Ernest Honya, BA, MSc

Editor-in-Chief, AML Journal of Africa


Ernest Honya is Editor-in-Chief of the AML Journal of Africa. He holds a BA in International Development from the University of California – Berkeley and a MSc in African Studies from the University of Oxford. Ernest worked as a Senior AML/KYC Quality Assurance Analyst at Ria Money Transfer in the United States. Ernest has extensive academic research experience on the informal economy, terrorist financing, and money laundering in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is a U.S Gilman Scholar and a Berkeley Haas Scholar.  

Editorial Board of the Anti-Money Laundering Journal of Africa