Tag Archives: Corruption

26 November 18

Kenya: Three Chinese railway workers charged with bribary

Authorities in Kenya have charged three Chinese railway workers for allegedly trying to bribe investigators looking into fraudulent activities involving ticket sales on a massive $3.2 billion railway project.

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15 November 18

Ethiopia arrests former deputy intelligence chief

Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested former deputy intelligence chief Yared Zerihun amid investigations into corruption and human right abuses committed by security forces.

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12 August 18

Kenya president calls on citizens to arrest corrupt officials

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the country’s citizens to arrest those suspected of corruption.

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10 July 18

Kenya signs deal to recover stolen funds stored overseas

Kenya has signed an agreement with Switzerland that means Nairobi can now recover assets stolen through corruption and stored overseas.

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15 June 18

Kenya’s auditor general warns corruption could engulf country

Kenya’s auditor general says high-level corruption at every level of the government is still one of the biggest threats to the country’s economic and political landscapes.

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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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