Corruption

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 07:08
Kenya on Sunday dismissed a United Nations report linking its troops to illicit charcoal trade from a port under their control in Somalia. The Kenyan troops are part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), which is helping the Somali government battle terror group Al-Shabaab.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 06:53
South African President Jacob Zuma is under increasing pressure to quit after the nation’s graft ombudsman ordered a judicial inquiry into possible criminal and corrupt dealings between government officials and the prominent Gupta family.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 08:10
Not since the negotiated settlement to end apartheid have such a diverse group of South Africans rallied together behind a cause. Several thousand people gathered in Pretoria on Nov. 2, to demand that president Jacob Zuma step down, and cede control of the state institutions he has used for his own political gain.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:07
A former top financial manager in the Somali government has released a report detailing how over $1 billion was diverted from the national budget between 2013 and 2015. The whistleblower says the government receives and spends more money from donors and domestic revenue than they account for.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 07:26
South African President Jacob Zuma is leaving no stone unturned to stop the release of a report that implicates him in alleged corruption. It is the latest chapter in a series of corruption scandals in the past year that have eroded support for Zuma and his party, the African National Congress.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 07:24
Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta was last week roundly criticized by his country men and women after admitting, in startlingly frank terms, his helplessness in fighting against endemic corruption. Kenyatta said he had tried everything in his power including sacking cabinet ministers and others implicated in corruption to no avail.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 06:44
Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency on Friday arrested another former government minister in connection with a $2.1 billion corruption case. The EFCC is investigating the misappropriation of $2.1 billion earmarked for the fight against Boko Haram.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:13
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta accused the judiciary and other agencies of undermining efforts to root out corruption, addressing a campaign pledge from his 2013 election and one which he is likely to be challenged on in next year's vote.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 06:48
Former Defense Minister Musiliu Obanikoro has been detained by Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency over the misappropriation of $2.1 billion earmarked for the fight against Boko Haram, a spokesman said late Monday.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:17
South Sudan's government said it was deeply concerned by the release of a report by US group Sentry alleging corruption among top officials, saying such allegations would damage peace efforts in a nation which has been riven by war.

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