ARTICLES RELATING TO BRIBERY

Lessons from the Siemens corruption scandal ten years on

2018-12-22 12:33

Ten years ago a colossal corruption scandal involving Siemens, one of the world’s largest electrical engineering companies, shocked the world.

Over 50% of companies in Africa victims of financial crime - report

2018-05-25 09:20

Africa has a higher percentage of companies affected by financial crimes than the global average, according a Thomson Reuters survey.

We like to bribe

2017-12-03 06:25

Bribery in South Africa looks like it is getting worse, according to a survey conducted by the Ethics Institute.

The limits of bribery as illustrated by Zimbabwe

2017-11-24 08:46

South Africa's Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and President Robert Mugabe had one thing in common: they were confused by the bloodless coup executed by the Zimbabwean army, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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Most corruption complaints in SA come from schools - Corruption Trends Report

Corruption Watch recently released the 2017 Analysis of Corruption Trends Report in South Africa. The number of complaints about corruption has risen to 2 744 - a significant 9.5% increase from the 2016 report. Watch for more.

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Samsung boss may not get off lightly for bribery charges

2017-02-20 07:48

If Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of South Korea’s largest conglomerate, is convicted on bribery charges, he would join a long list of chaebol executives sentenced to jail time.

Bribe allegations haunt acting police chief

2017-01-29 06:01

The owner of the company that allegedly paid for acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane’s expensive sound system has boasted about his police connections.

Samsung boss quizzed for 22 hours in bribery probe

2017-01-13 11:05

Prosecutors questioned Samsung Electronics’ vice chairman and heir apparent for about 22 hours in an influence-peddling probe,

The Catch 22 of Alcohol-morality vs reality

2016-12-16 08:11

There seems to be a collision of morality versus reality when it comes to the battle of driving under the influence. We know for a fact there will be over-indulgence, and we know for a fact people will be behind their steering wheels.

SA’s average bribe rises to R2 200

2016-11-29 16:03

The average bribe amount in South Africa has risen by R195 over the last year to R2 200 in 2016, according to a local survey.

 

A R2.1 billion corruption scandal in Argentina is roiling its financial markets

2018-08-09 07:49

Just as Argentina looked poised for a shot at economic recovery, a corruption scandal is roiling the embattled country.

Davies demands clarity from SABS on bribery concerns

2018-03-18 11:51

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says he's demanded details from the SABS on how many employees have been arrested for taking bribes in the past three years.

Survey shows more South Africans tempted by bribes

2017-11-29 09:13

The number of South Africans being asked for a bribe has increased in the past year, according to the 2017 South African Citizens’ Bribery Survey.

Accused SABC staff take bribes for payola

2017-10-22 08:37

The SABC has taken disciplinary action against 13 music compilers implicated in a forensic report commissioned by the broadcaster’s former chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Samsung heir sentenced to five years for graft conviction

2017-08-25 09:33

Jay Y. Lee, vice chairperson of Samsung has been convicted of bribery and sentenced to five years in prison.

Samsung boss arrested on bribery allegations

2017-02-17 09:29

Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee was formally arrested on allegations of bribery, perjury and embezzlement, an extraordinary step that jeopardises the executive’s ascent.

Prosecutors delay decision on arrest warrant for Samsung’s Lee

2017-01-15 16:01

Following 22 hours of questioning on allegations of bribery, Samsung's vice chairman Jay Y. Lee and four others will know their fate on Monday.

Brazil's Odebrecht, Braskem pay record fine in bribery case

2016-12-22 17:01

Scandal-plagued Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht and petrochemical affiliate Braskem have agreed to pay a record $3.5bn to settle a vast international bribery case.

INFOGRAPHIC: Bribery in SA by the numbers

2016-11-30 12:46

Bribery is a growing problem in South Africa with the average bribe amount rising by R195 over the last year to R2 200 in 2016, according to a recent survey.

3 TUT students held after taking R40 000 'bribe'

2016-11-16 21:13

Three TUT students have been arrested after they allegedly demanded R100 000 from a private security company in exchange for the institution extending its contract, the Hawks say.

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