Transparency International

By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Jul 12th, 2013
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Poor women have been exploited at their most vulnerable time by a hospital that charged them $5 every time they screamed during child birth. The shocking discovery was made by a U.S. group that campaigns against corruption, as it released its annual Global Corruption Barometer. At the hospital in Zim...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
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 IndepthAfrica
In Article
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 Article
Mar 20th, 2013
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Former minister of education and co-founder of Transparency International, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has said Nigeria is suffering from serious leadership crisis, stressing that if the fight against corruption is to be won then the present leadership has to turn to ways of setting good examples. The for...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 16th, 2013
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Aman Sethi While India’s Grievance Redressal Bill was forged in the fire of public protest, Ethiopia chose to incorporate anti-corruption provisions in its criminal code. “Article 416 of the criminal code deals with Undue Delay of Matters,” said an official of the Ministry of Justice. The provision p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Feb 25th, 2013
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Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian Finance Minister, has called on leaders in Africa to muster the political will to tackle the bane of political corruption infecting neophyte democracies on the continent. She acknowledged that there are problems with organising elections in Africa; nonetheless, the de...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 14th, 2013
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Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) Five years in the making and two years later than the scheduled launch time, a survey conducted to gauge the level of corruption in Ethiopia was released last week, by the World Bank. Nonetheless, it falls short of settling a rather lingering debate on whether corruption i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 22nd, 2012
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By Terra Lawson-Remer Transparency International just released its 2012 country rankings of corruption in the public sector. The index is based on a variety of corruption-related data, including public opinion polls and assessments collected from experts living and working in the areas studied. It ex...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 11th, 2012
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By Dr Doyin Okupe The current rating of the Transparency International is not the fault of the present administration but due to decades endemic corruption in our polity. Therefore the statement by Action Congress’ Lai Mohammed, placing the blame for rating of Nigeria as the 35th most corrupt nation,...
By benim
In Article
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...