Corruption

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 06:37
Ugandan authorities blocked social media sites including Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp on Thursday as President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in after a disputed re-election that led to a crackdown on dissent.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 06:25
U.S. Secretary of State Kerry reaffirmed the Administration’s commitment to combating corruption at the Anti-Corruption Summit in London this week.The Administration has deepened its commitment to fiscal transparency and is reaffirming the effort to fight corruption at home and abroad.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 06:04
One issue that is ripe for attention is the effect corruption has on military aid programs. Providers of such assistance need to take more care to ensure that their partners are not subverting the purpose of these programs by engaging in corrupt practices.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:24
South Africa's top anti-corruption official fears for her life after learning from an informant that hit men are being contracted to kill her, her spokeswoman said on Sunday.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:16
Three Afghan citizens have been arrested in connection with an apparent insider attack that left two NATO soldiers dead and a third injured over the weekend.
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 06:26
Mark Kelton retired from the CIA, and his health has recovered after he had abdominal surgery. But agency officials continue to think that it is plausible — if not provable — that Kelton’s sudden illness was somehow orchestrated by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency, known as the ISI.
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 06:18
Ugandan police arrested at least 18 protesters on Thursday, with the opposition accusing them of using live rounds and detaining close to 100 people demonstrating against newly re-elected President Yoweri Museveni.Human Rights Watch said the Ugandan government was showing "contempt for free expression rights".
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 06:47
By using the word "corruption," we usually mean one of two things: when someone who is in a position of power or authority uses it to embezzle funds or otherwise extract undue benefit, or they extort it directly in the form of a bribe. Citizens of countries in the Middle East and North Africa are no strangers to both kinds.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 07:03
A senior Armenian government official has resigned in the wake of the so-called Panama Papers scandal, with more figures expected to be implicated soon.
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 07:11
Honduras authorities reported on the arrest of at least 21 police officers and two soldiers, because of their role in a complex extorsion net affecting thousands of citizens.

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