Global Financial Integrity

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Gezahegn Abebe (Lena, Norway ) The ruling TPLF, aka woyane regime, in Ethiopia commits gross human rights violations in broad daylight on a daily basis, and this is a case well documented by Human Rights Watch (HRW), among others. Intimidation ,harrassement ,imprisonment torture and murder are the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam The secrecy-obsessed regime in Ethiopia has a huge creepy dragnet of secret electronic surveillance programs to sniff out the deeply-buried secrets of the people of Ethiopia. They spend sleepless nights interrogating themselves about what the people could do to them. Who do they...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 11th, 2013
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Ethiopian police have arrested a minister and 11 other people on corruption charges, an official and state media said on Saturday, in the country’s most high-profile swoop against graft for more than a decade. Businesses in the region regularly complain of corruption as an obstacle to their wor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam The silence of Ethiopia’s “beautiful minds” Professor A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the renowned Indian scientist  (“Missile Man of India”)  and Eleventh President of India (2002-2007) said, “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Nov 11th, 2012
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By ALEMAYEHU G MARIAM It is proper to congratulate President Obama on his re-election to a second term. He put up a masterful campaign to earn the votes of the majority of American voters. Mitt Romney also deserves commendation for a hard fought campaign. In his concession speech Romney was supremely...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 15th, 2012
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Many scholarly articles on corruption give the impression that the world is populated by two types of people: the ‘sanders’ and the ‘greasers’. The ‘sanders’ believe that corruption is an obstacle to development, while the ‘greasers’ believe that corruption can (in some cases) foster development (Tok...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2012
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Former World Bank vice president for Africa Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, yesterday disclosed that $400 billion of Nigeria’s oil revenue was either stolen or misappropriated since the country’s independence in 1960. Ezekwesili stated this while presenting a paper captioned, “Corruption, Natio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2012
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By Tibebe Samuel Ferenji In 1995, I had the honor and immense pleasure of interviewing Professor Mesfin Woldemariam when I was working with “Hibret Radio”. During that interview, he told me that Mr. Meles Zenawi is someone who is incapable of telling the truth. This statement was made by ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2012
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Charles Abugre Increased financial transparency is critical to stem the illicit capital outflows that are crippling Africa. The past month, the spotlight has been on James Ibori, the governor of Nigeria’s Delta state from 1999 to 2007, who pleaded guilty in a London court to 10 counts relating ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 19th, 2012
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Johannesburg – An estimated $50bn is exported out of the African continent illegally every year, former president Thabo Mbeki said on Saturday. “This money is exported illegally instead of being invested in the continent,” he said. Mbeki was speaking at the launch of a United Nation...