SA ranks 73rd in global corruption survey

2019-01-29 07:11

South Africa has ranked 73rd out of 180 countries in a Transparency International survey - which ranks participating countries according to their perceived levels of corruption in the public sector.

DRC, a vast and unruly African giant

2018-08-08 21:39

The second largest country in Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo is blessed with abundant raw materials and minerals but cursed by violence, graft and poverty.

PICS: Hundreds of Kenyans in the capital march against corruption

2018-05-31 18:00

Carrying signs saying "Kenya is bleeding" and "Stop These Thieves," hundreds of people have marched in Nairobi to protest against widespread corruption and deliver a petition to the office of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Zambia, Nigeria

2017-06-28 08:07

#ThisFlag protest leader Evan Mawarire, as evicted Zimbabwean university students shelter in a local church, and Zambian opposition leader Hichilema says he is in "good spirits", despite being kept in custody at a high security prison.

Putin criticizes opponents' corruption fight

2017-04-24 21:25

Russian President Vladimir Putin has tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month

4 Kenya police charged in killing of lawyer, 2 others

2016-07-18 19:43

Four Kenyan officers have been charged with the killing of a rights lawyer and two others amid an uproar over police abuses.

SA fails to honour undertaking to fight corruption - report

2015-11-15 13:31

South Africa falls short of measures to curb corrupt financial flows, according to a Transparency International report.


Cameroon challenger cries foul over 'false' election observers

2018-10-11 19:03

A Cameroonian opposition candidate, who stirred controversy with an unsubstantiated claim he won Sunday's presidential poll has cried foul over a group of "false" election observers.

Cameroon to hold presidential election on October 7

2018-07-09 21:10

Cameroon will hold presidential elections on October 7, head of state Paul Biya has said in a decree.

Watchdog: Nations helped Egypt's military consolidate power

2018-03-23 17:06

The international community is doing a disservice to the Egyptian people by supporting the country's armed forces with "few strings attached," an anti-corruption watchdog has said.

Tunisia declares 'war on graft' after social unrest

2017-05-24 22:45

Tunisia has declared a "war on corruption" after the arrest of three businessmen and a customs officer on suspicion of graft and financing protests in the North African country.

Graft: MDC wants Mugabe's ex-spin doctor, other officials arrested

2016-10-16 07:07

Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party, has called on the country's anti-graft agency to clampdown on all those who are found on the wrong side of the law regardless of their positions.

African corruption 'pushing' recruits to insurgents

2016-01-19 17:54

African leaders are using their defence budgets to buy loyalty and build 'patronage networks,' which is driving recruits to terrorist groups such as Boko Haram.

Corruption index rating worrying - report

2014-12-03 19:30

Corruption Watch says Transparency International's rating of South Africa indicates a significant problem.

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