Saturday, 27th November 2021
<To guardian.ng
Search

Corruption

18 Nov
British PM Johnson under pressure over corruption scandal at weekly questions
11 Nov
With four months to go until election day, the two top candidates for the presidency are already at the center of allegations of corruption and abuse of power, with debate over policy relegated to the background.
8 Nov
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday the government took accusations of corruption very seriously and would hold lawmakers to account, but added that the process of investigating politicians needed to be changed.
22 Aug
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa, testifying at a graft inquiry on Wednesday (August 11), said he chose to "remain but resist" rather than resign as deputy president when allegations of widespread corruption surfaced under his predecessor Jacob Zuma.
12 Jun
The military regime alleges the detained former leader accepted illegal payments. Suu Kyi is expected to go on trial next week.
20 May
In Ivory Coast, corruption has infected most of the public sector – from procurement contracts, to customs services, to recruitment. The country is ranked 106th out of 180 countries, according to the NGO Transparency International. Re-elected in October of last year, President Alassane Ouattara has promised to make the fight against corruption one of the priorities of his new term. But so far, no concrete measures have been put in place to tackle the problem. Our correspondents report.
9 Mar
We will fight corruption, not people - EFCC Chairman
31 Jan
Russian police raided homes and offices belonging to Alexei Navalny and his anti-corruption outfit. Navalny was arrested on January 17, and mass protests calling for his release led to 4,000 arrests on the weekend.
19 Jan
The prison sentence could severely complicate his succession at the consumer electronics giant. Lee Jae-yong's conviction originally dates back to 2017 and pertains to a bribe to an associate of the former president.
7 Jan
The Secretary General of South Africa's ruling ANC party, Ace Magashule, has been charged with multiple counts of fraud, money laundering and corruption. He is accused of embezzling tens of millions of euros during his time as the premier of Free State province. This is one of the biggest corruption scandals ever to involve the party of Nelson Mandela. Our South Africa correspondents visited Free State, one of the poorest provinces in the country, to better understand the allegations against Magashule.
4 Jan
Afeez Oyetoro, Femi Adebayo, others tackle chance, corruption in new movie
18 Dec 2020
The West African nation's fight against corruption started bearing fruit when political will supported by international partners began mixing with digital technology. Can Sierra Leone be a model for the rest of Africa?

Latest

4 hours ago
Indian police claim two marijuana smugglers were using Amazon's website to order and move their product. Investigators accused the retail giant of "not cooperating" with the authorities.
4 hours ago
Haitian officials had said the gang had asked for $1 million each for the group of 17, which included five children. The gang had threatened to kill the North Americans.
6 hours ago
Storm Arwen brought with it snow, ice and wind gusts of almost 100 miles (160 kilometers) per hour. Police said one man was killed in Northern Ireland and another in Cumbria.
6 hours ago
Widely recognized as having revolutionized American musical theater, Sondheim was best known for "West Side Story" and "Sweeney Todd." Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins sang versions of his hit song, "Send in the Clowns."
6 hours ago
Nigeria has the second largest film output in the world, but many filmmakers struggle with low budgets and barely make a profit. But streaming platforms are giving a boost to African films.
6 hours ago
The UN health body has given the new variant a name and said it is a variant of concern. The WHO urged against hasty travel curbs while it gathers more data.