Tag Archives: Corruption

25 January 20

These are the most corrupt countries in Africa

Transparency International has released its 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people. The index makes poor reading from an African perspective with
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24 January 20

Somalia, South Sudan named world’s most corrupt countries

Somalia has been named as the world’s most corrupt country in Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

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16 December 19

Sudan: Omar al-Bashir sentences to two years for corruption

Former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in a state-run reform centre over corruption charges.

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02 September 19

Sudan: Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir has been charged with corruption and the illicit possession of foreign funds by a court in Khartoum.

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02 September 19

Sudan: al-Bashir admits to receiving $25m from Saudi crown prince

Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir has admitted to receiving US$25 million from Saudi Arabia’s crown prince.

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03 June 19

Kenya to issue new banknotes in battle against corruption

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced the country will introduce a new generation of banknotes in an effort to curb corruption.

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14 February 19

South Sudan ‘a hijacked state’ new report says

South Sudan has been described as “a hijacked state” and a “violent kleptocracy” in a condemning new report from the Enough Project.

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08 February 19

Uganda: BBC journalists arrested by police

Police in Uganda have arrested a group of BBC investigative journalists in the country’s capital, Kampala.

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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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