Latest in Tag: corruption Highlight
Latest in Tag: corruption
Guo Boxiong, once head of a powerful military committee, has been sentenced for life for taking ‘massive’ bribes. He is the highest military figure to be jailed as part of President Xi’s fervent corruption campaign.
They include 17 ministries, according to Partners for Transparency
Six weeks before crucial municipal elections, ANC leader and South African President Jacob Zuma has suffered another courtroom setback. Corruption charges against him, once believed buried, are resurfacing.
The cost of corruption in Egypt amounts to EGP 900bn, according to experts
Striving to change has been the hallmark of Al-Sisi’s presidency over the past two years, yet a lot of potential remains untapped
Al-Sisi clearly stated that the law will be amended to serve issued verdicts, particularly the death penalty and life imprisonment
New Cairo Court postponed trial so the defence could obtain copies of case documentation
Mohamed Allam is accused of aiding the sale of agricultural land for urban purposes
Transparency organisation counted 101 cases of corruption in state ministries in May 2016
The decision comes after the arrest of a ministry official on corruption charges
The minister’s consultant was caught receiving a bribe of EGP 4.5m
Egypt is in need of effort from its nationals who have a vision and can make decisive, bold decisions. We have countless problems, but also solutions. We look for foreign funding to invest in Egypt, but we should also consider the wasted billions of the state budget through studying and researching to balance inputs and …
Five and 10-year prison terms and more than EGP 209m fines for Safwat El-Sherif on charges of illicit gains
The charge is directed at the former top auditor in relation to Genaina’s statements in which he claimed public funds amounting to EGP 600bn were wasted due to state corruption in 2015
Al-Sisi issued a decree in July 2015 that gave him the power to dismiss, replace, and appoint heads of regulatory bodies, despite the Constitution guaranteeing their independence from the state’s executive branch
At least 95 cases reported in 22 ministries in April as parliament’s role remains weak
Bribery is particularly common in Egypt, Yemen, Morocco and Sudan with 40%-60% of bribes being paid to court officials in Egypt, says report
76 cases of corruption reported in March, says Partners for Transparency
Helal, ministerial officials have been accused of accepting EGP 8m in bribes
The parliament disregarded corruption reports it received in wake of dismissal of CAO head
It is shocking that neither state nor parliament sought to address existing corruption, says ESDP
State rejects transparency, says manager of NGO working against corruption
Geneina to be summoned, CAO not concerned with corruption investigation, according to reported National Security Prosecution statement
Obtained by wiretap, the recordings may serve as evidence that former French President Sarkozy sought to bribe a judge. The ruling strikes a blow to his expected campaign to regain the top office.
A report by Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC) has revealed that graft was permeating all levels of society. It states that Kenyans even offer bribes for public services such as death certificates.
New FIFA President Gianni Infantino has not long been in the job, but he has already got plenty on his plate. That has not stopped him from trying to clean up the mess, though.
In Iran, billionaire Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption. He once had close ties to political circles. The justice system just wants to close the case and has no interest in further explanation.
Most violations occurred within ministries; however, there were cases of corruption in the cabinet and parliament
Corruption is the buzzword today. Everyone worldwide is talking about corruption. By definition, corruption is generally known as “dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery”. It also refers to bribery or kickback. Transparency International, the anti-corruption watchdog, defines corruption as “the abuse of power for private gains”. Transparency International explains that …
The committee will further provide necessary recommendations to the Minister of Finance as to the mechanism that should be implimented to be compatible with the national strategy to prevent corruption