Corruption

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 07:00
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has said she will take legal action against a senator who has accused her of involvement in corruption at the state oil company Petrobras. Senator Delcidio Amaral said the president knew of wrongdoings and tried to block investigations.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 06:22
Mr Zuma, leader of a nation racked by drought and economic crisis, is fighting for his political future as millions of South Africans march to demand his resignation. Unseen at the National Assembly in Cape Town were members of the Gupta family, three brothers alleged to have had a hand in Mr Zuma’s decisions for almost a decade.
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 06:22
A witness has told a Federal High Court in Abuja that N1.7 billion meant for the payment of Nigerian Air Force personnel was diverted by a former Chief of Air Staff, Alex Badeh, on a monthly basis.
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 05:15
The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, seemed destined to become the biggest figure caught in the widening corruption investigation upending Latin America’s largest country. But as it turns out, he may have an unusual escape route. Instead of facing jail, he is becoming a cabinet minister: President Dilma Rousseff, his protégée and successor, announced Wednesday that she was making him chief of staff.
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 05:12
A Brazilian judge with a reputation for crusading against corrupt politicians rocked Brazil on Wednesday – at the end of a day that had already seen a jaw-dropping series of political twists and turns – by releasing audio of a tapped phone call between President Dilma Rousseff and former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 06:33
A former prime minister of Kazakhstan who was jailed last year in a high-profile corruption case has had his jail sentence reduced on appeal.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 06:30
When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari came to power a year ago, the former military leader vowed to rid the West African country of corruption that costs the economy billions of dollars annually. Now, his administration may have uncovered the biggest case of graft to date, with a report out this week revealing missing revenues from the state's nationalized oil company totaling $16 billion.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:20
Former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has accepted a key ministerial role in President Dilma Rousseff's government, media reports say. Members of the governing Workers' Party say his appointment will strengthen her beleaguered administration.
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 07:07
Politicians are starting to denounce the wrongdoing of former President Otto Perez Molina's administration, says teleSUR correspondent.
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 06:57
Corruption in Ukraine is the cancer that is slowly eating away at the rotting flesh of its dying democracy.

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