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Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africans outraged by widespread graft problem

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Alleged corruption in the procurement of goods and services in fighting the coronavirus pandemic "has caused outrage among South Africans and among us...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

South Africa publishes list of tenders for COVID-19 services amid graft scandals

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Gripped by corruption scandals, the South African government on Wednesday published a full list of all companies who have been awarded contracts for the...
Akinwunmi Ambode

Former governor of Lagos under probe for graft

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Former governor of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub Akinwunmi Ambode is under investigation for suspected fraud, the anti-graft authority said Wednesday. Ambode, like...
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NCCE, Catholic Secretariat Sensitise School Children on Graft

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in collaboration with the National Catholic Secretariat, has embarked on a programme to educate school children on...
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Former work safety chief sentenced to 15 years in prison for graft

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Yang Dongliang, former head of the State Administration of Work Safety, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for accepting bribes and embezzlement on...
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JOC chief interviewed by prosecutors over Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid graft allegations

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Tokyo prosecutors have interviewed the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda over bribery allegations in connection to Japan winning the bid...
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Former oil chief sentenced for graft

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Wang Tianpu, former general manager of oil giant China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Group), was sentenced Tuesday to 15 and a half years...
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Former city Party chief sentenced for graft

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Wang Guoqiang, former Party chief of Fengcheng city in northeast China's Liaoning Province, was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison for graft. ...

Former Chalco general manager sentenced to 16 years in jail for graft

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Former general manager of the Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco), was sentenced to 16 years in prison for taking bribes by a court...

China’s Former Sports Administrator Jailed 10 Years for Corruption

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Xiao Tian, former deputy director of China's General Administration of Sport, was sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for corruption on...
Chinese engineer Zhang Qingchun (L2) and Kenyan workers work at the Mombasa West Station. [People's Daily]

Kenya to carry out reforms to curb graft in public expenditure

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Cabinet Secretary in the National Treasury Henry Rotich told journalists in Nairobi that public procurement accounts for 70 percent of all corruptions cases in...

Graft Fugitive on Red Notice Confesses to His Crimes

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A graft fugitive who had been on the run for 15 years returned to China Saturday to turn himself in, according to the Communist...
President of Nigeria

Buhari Launches Investigations into Embezzled ₦48bn Graft

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Nigeria has accused 300 firms and individuals, including army officers, of embezzling 48 billion naira ($241.45 million) through overpaid defense contracts or fraud, the...

Corruption, graft, looting prevailing in Ghana – Konadu

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She said instead of transparency, probity and accountability, what prevailed in the country were corruption, graft, looting and wanton dissipation of public funds. She was...

Kenya’s chief prosecutor challenges minister over graft

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Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keriako Tobiko directed the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to join the prosecution team to participate in the review...
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Where are all the intellectuals in Ghana?

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Not long ago, a famous Ghanaian pastor queried, ?Ghana anyansafo3 eei, mo wo hen?? Out of desperation emanating from how Ghana is sinking socio-economically...
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Indonesian president brands unpredictable value, unite, powerless law implementation as difficulties

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Food prices instability, graft, weak low enforcement are the main obstacles for Indonesia to revive economy, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said here on Friday. The...

Judges found to be connected to Graft will be dealt with – CJ Willy

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Chief Justice Willy Mutunga (right) and his Deputy Kalpana Rawal during the Annual Judges? Conference at Sarova Whitesands in Mombasa County on Monday....

Turkana Governor faces Sh14m graft probe

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Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok In the meantime, the EACC wants the High Court to dismiss a petition in which the governor is seeking an apology...
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An investment group chief under investigations of graft

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Prosecutors in China's Sichuan Province are investigating Huang Shunfu, former chairman of Sichuan Provincial Investment Group Co., Ltd., for allegedly taking bribes, said the...

Liberian president suspends officials suspected of graft

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf has suspended two senior port management officials who were suspected of corrupt deals. According to an...

Uhuru Kenyatta and the making of graft probe list

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Sources from State House disclosed that the two held a lengthy meeting to discuss the best approach to take in revealing the contents of...

MPs plot to derail Uhuru?s agenda foiled

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The game plan is to raise legal and procedural queries, pile pressure on the Speakers of the two Houses and push them to declare...

Aboulaye Wade’s Son Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

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A special court in Senegal sentenced the son of former president Aboulaye Wade to six years in prison on Monday and ordered him to...

Buhari Pledges War On Terrorism

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Ngozi Okafor, LondonAn apparently fit Ma­jor General Muhammadu Buhari addressed the Cha­tham House in London pledging to personally lead a war on Boko...

Failure to combat Boko Haram attributed lack of funds for the millitary

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?Kayode Adelowokan The presidential candi?date of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major Gen?eral Muhammadu Buhari, has attributed the failure of the Nigeria military to tackle...

Dar es Salaam: fight against corruption has improved

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The police, tax officials, judges and magistrates have been perceived as being the most corrupt. In the report released in Dar es Salaam on...

First Injectable Bone Graft Substitute Created

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According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation of South Africa (NOFSA), osteoporosis is on the rise in Africa, especially among African women, due to urbanization...

Let your action be felt-Jonathan tells anti-corruption angencies

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC),...

Graft Foundation gets NIB Support

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Patrick Nsiah-Yeboah and others displaying the dummy cheque The donation was in support of the GRAFT HOPE PROJECT 2 (GHP 2), a free correctional...