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20 May 2021
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 2021
We will fight corruption, not people - EFCC Chairman
31 Jan 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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?
11 Dec 2020
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23 Nov 2020
The Madagascan official has been handed a five-year ban from all football-related activity for financial misconduct. His misappropriation of funds included a pilgrimage to Mecca.
13 Nov 2020
“How can you do the right thing and still get punished for it,” laments Abuja-based restaurateur, as CORRUPT Federal Capital Territory Council personnel seal off her restaurant with staff and customers inside!⁣
12 Nov 2020
Martin Vizcarra stands accused of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes. While he rejects the allegations, he has said he will not fight the impeachment and step down immediately.
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