South Sudan has been described as “a hijacked state” and a “violent kleptocracy” in a condemning new report from the Enough Project.
Police in Uganda have arrested a group of BBC investigative journalists in the country’s capital, Kampala.
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.
Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested former deputy intelligence chief Yared Zerihun amid investigations into corruption and human right abuses committed by security forces.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the country’s citizens to arrest those suspected of corruption.
Kenya has signed an agreement with Switzerland that means Nairobi can now recover assets stolen through corruption and stored overseas.
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.
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.
Uganda’s government has suspended four officials over the alleged mismanagement of funds meant to support refugees in the country.
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.