Former President Lee Myung-bak was sentenced to a 17-year jail term but served less than three years of his sentence. Lee was a top Hyundai executive before entering politics.
Criminal networks and poor prospects have sparked a mass exodus from Bosnia. Many feel abandoned by the international community.
The US Treasury Department announced that it is sanctioning two business entities and four individuals, including the president's son. Washington also removed 17 other Zimbabweans from its Blocked Persons List.
Former President Otto Perez and his vice president Baldetti were both given 16 year sentences each. They were both found guilty of racketeering and customs fraud.
South Africa's embattled leader Cyril Ramaphosa is seeking to annul a bombshell report in court after calls for his removal grew louder. His ANC party has vowed to back him on any potential impeachment proceedings.
Malawi's Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima has been arrested over graft allegations, the Anti-Corruption Bureau said on Friday.
Ports in Africa lose vast sums of money because of corrupt port officials, inefficiencies, and poor infrastructure, among others. Corruption has affected economic growth and slowed the clearance and forwarding of goods.
Following in her husband's footsteps, the wife of the former Malaysian prime minister has been found guilty of graft. Najib Razak has already begun his 12-year jail sentence.
Big questions are again being asked about the future of Germany's public broadcasters after Patricia Schlesinger, director of Berlin's public broadcaster RBB, resigned over mismanagement charges.
Heinz-Christian Strache faced his second corruption case in two years. This time, the court found insufficient evidence for conviction. In 2019, a scandal surrounding him brought down Austria's entire federal government.
3 Aug 2022
With numerous checkpoints mounted by different government agencies – plus the uninhibited extortion by personnel of these agencies – it is no surprise that investors are shunning Nigerian seaports.
7 Jul 2022
Former football administrators Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are due to hear the verdict in their Swiss corruption trial on Friday.