Corruption Perceptions Index

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2013
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By John Githongo opinion The general election has been concluded and a winner declared. Congratulations are in order to all the winners and all contestants. The process was far from perfect. A friend marvelled grimly last week: “You mean in the space of one month we can lose both the IEBC and t...
By benim
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Dec 10th, 2012
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by Abdullahi Jama Hussein(Hon MP) I observed with a degree of care and deligency the trend and tendency of Somalia’s political novelty since H.E Prof Hassan Sheikh Ahmed was elected to the highest office in our land. Besides rhetorical affirmation, it appears that serious gaps need to be bridged if w...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2012
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Kampala – Uganda’s top anti-graft official says he plans to take a corruption case against three influential government ministers to the Supreme Court after a lower court ruled that he lacked the ability to try the suspects. The case, once seen as a test of the government’s resolve ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 12th, 2011
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Freetown – Law enforcement officials from seven West African states on Monday discussed ways of stepping up their fight against corruption at a US-sponsored conference in Sierra Leone. Organised by the US state and justice departments, the four-day conference will increase “the capacity o...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 26th, 2011
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Tanzania’s ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party said on Saturday it would implement anti-corruption measures nationwide and publicly acknowledged for the first time that a succession dispute had split the long-dominant party. President Jakaya Kikwete, who must step down in 2015 at the end of ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 27th, 2010
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NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan Foreign Minister Moses Wetangula said Wednesday he was resigning amid allegations of corruption against him in the latest sign of a crackdown following the adoption of a new constitution. “I have made a personal decision to step aside as minister of foreign affairs to gi...
By benim
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Oct 27th, 2010
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LAGOS—AMID declining socio-economic indices, Nigeria is recording a mileage in unexpected quarters. It is the 44th most corrupt country in the globe, according to the 2010 Corruption Perception Index, CPI mid-wived by the Transparency International, TI. The report showed that governments across the w...
By benim
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Oct 26th, 2010
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Anti-corruption group Transparency International said in a report that corruption aggravates poverty and slows economic development. Tuesday’s report is based on surveys of perceived corruption in nations around the world. The authors say systemic corruption can add 20 percent to 25 percent to ...