Tag Archives: Corruption

12 March 18

South Sudan leaders using oil to fund war, new report says

A new report from the Sentry claims to offer fresh insights into how South Sudan’s elite is using oil to fund the country’s ongoing civil conflict.

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11 February 18

Uganda aid officials suspended over fraud claims

Uganda’s government has suspended four officials over the alleged mismanagement of funds meant to support refugees in the country.

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23 November 17

Uganda: Foreign minister urged to quit over $500,000 bribe allegations

Uganda’s foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa is facing calls to resign following accusations that he accepted a $500,000 bribe from Hong Kong’s former home affairs secretary, Chi Ping Patrick Ho.

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11 May 17

Kenya: US suspends aid to Health Ministry over corruption

The US has suspended direct financial aid from being sent to Kenya’s Health Ministry over reports of corruption.

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23 February 17

Somalia’s new president vows to tackle insecurity, corruption

Somalia’s new president pledged to tackle the country’s problems with insecurity and corruption as he was sworn in on Wednesday.

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14 April 16

Kenya: Bomet Farmers Being Forced to Take Out Loans

Farmers in Kenya’s Bomet County claim they are being forced to take out loans under an initiative set up by the local government.

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06 April 16

African Nations Implicated in Panama Papers Scandal

A number of African nations have been implicated in the Panama Papers scandal, in which millions of leaked documents reveal the offshore tax havens of world leaders, high-profile politicians and some of the world’s richest.

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24 March 16

Kenya: Senate Orders Probe on County Governments’ Sh37bn Debt

Kenya’s Senate has ordered an audit of debts incurred by county governments over the least three years – to the sum of Sh37 billion ($364m).

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12 March 16

Kenya: IPOA Study Finds Police Cover Up Crimes to Protect Collegues

A report from the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) reveals police in Kenya regularly manipulate investigations and cover up crimes committed by officers and protect their colleagues.

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04 March 16

Fight Graft as You Promised, Church Tells Kenyan President

The Catholic Church has urged Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta to honour his promise to Pope Francis that he will fight corruption in the country.

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