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"If you look at the allegations of corruption within the DA in the city of Johannesburg, you have the MMC [member of the mayoral committee] of finance being suspended, and you have De Lille as well, allegations coming out against her regarding impropriety -- what that shows is that the DA is also battling ...
Safeguarding your company against corporate corruption overseas. In a bid to keep bribery at bay, Singapore companies need to reassess three key areas - corporate culture, standard operating procedures and environment scanning. Tue, Jan 16, 2018 - 5:50 AM. TAN CHONG HUAT · BILLY HUANG ...

Political pressure group, Economic Fighters want the fight against corruption rebranded to the fight against stealing. Fed up with the term corruption, the group say the word is used to "disguise the crimes of the wealthy and powerful in society". "Unless stealing is called what it is and dealt with as such, the ...
According to a press release distributed on Monday, the MTI Collective Action Initiative is facilitated by Swiss-based non-profit anti-corruption International Centre for Collective Action, which operates within the Basel Institute on governance. The goal of the initiative is to provide a forum for the members to ...
Monrovia - The student group, students Against corruption (SAC), in collaboration with the Liberia Anti corruption Commission (LACC) with support from the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has climaxed its National anti-corruption debate for 10 public schools from Bong, Margibi and ...
The world learned of Vietnam's anti-corruption drive on a warm summer day in Berlin, when park goers reportedly watched as agents crammed a Vietnamese oil executive into a car. Germany accused the Vietnamese Embassy of helping kidnap Trinh Xuan Thanh, former chairman of a construction ...

Johannesburg - The Organisation Undoing tax Abuse (Outa) has praised the new ANC leadership for changing the party's attitude towards tackling corruption. The organisation was reacting to action against Gupta-associated businesses by the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU). Outa chief operating officer Ben ...
"The other strategy which the JSC has embarked on to eliminate corruption is the establishment of specialised anti-corruption courts in each province in Zimbabwe …These courts are meant to deal with corruption-related cases expeditiously. We will identify members of staff who will undergo specialised ...
'I find many of the fears of bureaucrats to be unfounded and baseless,' says Roopa D Moudgil. by Scroll Staff. Published 8 hours ago. Play. Being a bureaucrat in India comes with its daily dose of challenges and hurdles. More so if you are a woman. But what happens when you decide to take on the mighty and powerful?
corruption scandals have continued to break at dizzying pace across Latin America throughout 2017, spanning politics, business, the security forces, the judiciary and even sports teams. But while the revelations have been exposing the rotten core of Latin America's ruling class, entrenched elites are now ...
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has said that corruption must be fought like a jihad. The EFCC boss also said that the corrupt were claiming that they were being prosecuted because of their ethnic identity or the region they came from.
University students and teachers, campesinos, union leaders, women's groups and indigenous people also joined the march, as anti-government protests have been held almost daily since Sept. 15. According to the citizen's Assembly Against corruption and Impunity in Guatemala, 112 members of the ...
VACC chairman Dante Jimnez (r) present during a House comittee on justice meeting on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News. President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed the founding chairman of Volunteer Against crime and corruption ...
Last Friday (12 January), just as Boyko Borisov's government was hosting the European Commission in Sofia's communist-era palace of culture to launch Bulgaria's presidency of the EU Council, domestic politics cast a shadow over the country's efforts to shake off its image of a dysfunctional post-Soviet ...
corruption in labor unions is a matter of longstanding public concern. Federal law imposes fiduciary responsibility on union officers and key administrative personnel. Union leaders and members, along with independent auditors and watchdogs, should maintain constant vigilance over the financial ...
Johannesburg - African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the party to start a fight against the plight of corruption. Ramaphosa delivered on Saturday his maiden January 8th statement in East London. Waging the fight against corruption Ramaphosa also expressed ...
That's where I learned, for example, that giving money to a doctor before surgery is considered "corruption," but after surgery, it's a "thank you present." I learned that the money is not given for the procedure--the doctor is obliged to carry that out. The money is supposedly given for the post-operative care, ...

Malta has become a centre for corruption, according to renowned Italian journalist Roberto Saviano, known for having armed guards because of threats on his life for exposing the secrets of the Naples Mafia. Speaking on a television programme on Rai 3 on Thursday, the journalist dedicated his entire slot ...
Addis Ababa. - "By declaring 2018 the African anti-corruption Year, the African Union (AU) policy making organs have given a strong push forward in our collective efforts towards a peaceful and secure Africa… Indeed corruption kills", underlined the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), ...
Beijing, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- China's national anti-graft body will maintain a tough stance against corruption, consolidating and developing the "overwhelming momentum" in the fight against corruption. "We will continue to see that there are no no-go zones, no stone is left unturned, and no tolerance is ...
Some industries are more susceptible to corruption than others. As part of their analysis on the cost of corruption, PricewaterhouseCoopers asked CEOs around the world which sectors were most susceptible to corruption. Over two years, global CEOs rated mining as the most susceptible to corruption, ...
IMMIGRATION department employees have written to Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu and parliament asking them to urgently investigate allegations of rampant corruption, nepotism and abuse of state assets, which have prejudiced government of "colossal amounts of revenue," the Zimbabwe ...
commentators are calling it a turning point in Ghana's fight against corruption. This is the first time that an office has been created solely to investigate and prosecute graft, particularly at state level, and with a commitment that there will be no interference from government. "We've had experiences in the past ...
Johannesburg - The City of Johannesburg on Friday said it has dismissed a senior official responsible for trade and investment projects after it found the offender guilty of corruption. "The City has terminated the contract of a senior official responsible for our trade and investment projects after they were ...
Maimane's hypocrisy in calling for stringent action against his political opponents but treating his own party members with kid gloves calls into serious question his apparent stand against corruption. The DA leader must also explain why Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Human Settlements MEC ...
Long Qiuyuan, a prominent Chinese TV executive and signatory to the strategic agreement between Hunan TV and Lionsgate, has been arrested by Chinese authorities on suspicion of corruption. Reports of Long's arrest emerged in Chinese media on Thursday. He is suspected of accepting bribes.
Addis Ababa. - "By declaring 2018 the African anti-corruption Year, the African Union (AU) policy making organs have given a strong push forward in our collective efforts towards a peaceful and secure Africa… Indeed corruption kills", underlined the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), ...
Bulgaria's parliament has overturned a presidential veto on an anti-corruption bill, clearing the way for the creation of a unit to tackle high-level abuse. President Rumen Radev refused to sign the bill into law last week, questioning its efficiency. His move was considered embarrassing for Bulgaria, which ...
According to Transparency International, Bulgaria has made some progress in the fight against petty corruption, but it says high-level corruption has worsened. "What's needed is an adequate reform and to pursue the reforms within the public administration, the reform of the judiciary system must also be ...
Since 1993 many Massachusetts residents have been horrified and dismayed to learn that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts could simply wash its hands of any financial liability in a case involving mentally ill inpatient Jason Davis. It is a sad and sordid tale of woe both in and out of the courts and the ...
A group of activists has demanded the release from detention of anti-corruption campaigner, Mr. Ibrahim Garba Wala, and accused the Inspector-General of police (IGP) of supporting corruption. The demand was made in a statement signed by Mr. F. Baba Isa and other members of the Free Wala Support ...
Saudi Arabia plans to summon its nationals living abroad involved in corruption cases in cooperation with states they are living in, local media reported on Thursday. The Attorney-General, Shaikh Saud Al Mujab, asserted that anti-corruption efforts would continue. Mr. Al Mujab added that suspects in ...
ADUN SPEAKS | There have been serious allegations by some quarters that the Penang undersea tunnel project was a "fishy" deal involving the pre-selling of land rights worth RM3 billion. Due to this and other allegations in the past, MACC raided the offices of a number of government agencies involved ...
Examining a major road-building program in India, researchers at Princeton University and the Paris school of economics used an innovative technique to show that political corruption increased the chances that roads meant to connect isolated areas to the rest of the country would never be built, even ...
Former prime minister Basdeo Panday yesterday identified "corruption, waste and mismanagement" as the main problems that have been existing in the police Service for decades. This was what Panday told a Joint Select Committee on National Security chaired by Fitzgerald Hinds as they examined the ...
Cape Town - The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has appointed an acting CEO of rail who is under investigation for corruption and sexual harassment. This has been revealed in a letter sent on January 5 by the UniteBehind coalition to the chairperson of the Prasa interim board, Justice ...
On a clear‚ sunny morning in Durban Deep‚ a defunct gold mine on Johannesburg's Witwatersrand gold reef‚ a group of five Zimbabwean informal miners‚ known as zama zamas‚ prepare to go underground. They test their torches‚ adjust their knee pads‚ pull balaclavas over their heads and pack meagre ...
CAF take over payment of referees in fight against 'corruption'. CAF take over payment of referees in fight against 'corruption'. Daniel Mumbere. 58 minutes ago ...
The Austrian economy is hurt by corruption in the public service (Photo: Quince Media, CC0)This assessment came just as the Australian Public Service Commission released the results of their end-of-year survey, showing that 5% of public servants in the country have witnessed their colleagues acting in a ...
A group of activists has demanded the release from detention of anti-corruption campaigner, Mr. Ibrahim Garba Wala, and accused the Inspector-General of police (IGP) of supporting corruption. The demand was made in a statement signed by Mr. F. Baba Isa and other members of the Free Wala Support ...
Addis Ababa, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- As the Pan-African bloc dedicates the year 2018 as an anti-corruption Year, the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has reiterated the call for collaborated efforts to address the scourge of corruption on the African continent.
The year has barely begun and concerns about corruption are all over the news, with Australian Public Service survey data widely interpreted as a worrying sign and groups like Transparency International Australia and The Australia Institute continuing their advocacy for a federal anti-corruption agency.
The APSC, in its annual state of the service report, has maintained that corruption remains rare in the federal public service. But it said action was needed to reduce corrupt behaviour. "As well as ensuring that corruption is eliminated, [Australian public service] leaders should focus on ensuring that ...
Public servants witnessing corruption in their agencies have nearly doubled compared to three years ago as the number of bureaucrats reporting cronyism and nepotism grew in a new survey. The latest public service commission State of the Service report found 5 per cent of surveyed government staff said ...
In one of Kazakhstan's highest profile corruption cases, former economy Minister Kuandyk Bishimbayev stands accused by the state of bribery and embezzlement stemming from his days as chairman of the state-run holding Baiterek. Bishimbayev (whose name can also be anglicized as Quandyq ...
corruption in Australia's law enforcement agencies is booming, with the Federal government's independent watchdog reporting a record high number of investigations last year and warning that more undercover agents are needed to detect officers breaking the law. Australia's Integrity Commissioner ...
JANUARY 9 -- The first article identified 18 different terms (from World Bank publications) that are confused or used interchangeably with corruption. In the first instance, let us explore how corruption is linked to these other terms. It may help explain why the terms are often confused or used interchangeably.
A former anti-corruption investigator in Malta has told BBC Newsnight he fears for his life after looking into allegations made by murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Jonathan Ferris is seeking full police protection amid concerns he could be targeted after looking into her claims against top political ...
Polls put the PRI in a distant third amid pervasive allegations of corruption. Last month, the Mexican newspaper Reforma and the New York Times reported that 240m pesos (£9.2m) earmarked for educational programmes in 2016 was allegedly diverted. Some was sunk into shell companies - contracted as ...
The anti-corruption posters at Kiev's Borispul airport, reminding passengers and staff that bribery is a criminal offense, look dated and cynical. They're supposed to be a declaration of the authorities' public commitment to end Ukraine's rule by oligarchy. They're designed to look good for visiting tourists and ...


resources


  Amnesty International
  caught Public list of judicial & prosecutorial misconduct in Rhode Island
  China Government information service
  Corruption Online Research & Information Service
  Daily Corruption News - Transparency International
  Green Left Daily - Australia
  mediareform.net
  MilitaryCorruption.com
  Transparency International archives

  InfoShop.org News Kiosk
  Common Dreams News Center
  FAIR - Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting
  skolnicksreport.com [judicial in corruption, U.S.]

 

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