South Africa’s public protector, Thuli Madonsela, was rated among the world’s 100 most influential people by Time.
The public protector needs to be "fit and proper". That means he or she must be honest, reliable and have integrity.These qualities cannot be assessed through an interview and background checks only.
I’m clean, promise: the UK’s David Cameron and Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari.
Ask the British public about routine government and business practices, and they'll tell you they're deeply corrupt.
Brazil is reeling from the political corruption scandal involving former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (pictured on the fake bills) and members of the current government.
The headlines are full of stories of corruption and mega scandals, but what does it mean for the rest of us? And what makes the economic cost of corruption so high?
The reaction of listed Chinese companies to corruption revelations is often strangely muted.
Corruption charges may shake the share prices of western companies, but in China the situation is more complex.
Jokowi: scourge of corruption?
A dynamic new president promised Indonesians sweeping reform of a rotten system. Instead, all they've gotten are baby steps.
Protesting students from the University of Zimbabwe take to the streets of Harare in 2001.
In 1988 students from the University of Zimbabwe began demonstrating against government corruption. Their protests grew into a national movement that indelibly changed the country.
Indonesia’s anti-corruption campaign ‘Jujur itu hebat’ (honesty is great) calls for people to rise as ‘heroes’. But how many of us want to be the nail that sticks out to get hammered?
Indonesia has carried out campaigns against corruption. But they don’t seem to be working very well. Why is that?
The wisdom of crowds? An anti-corruption rally in India.
Could the key to countering a culture of bribery and greed be in the hands of the people?
A ragged record. UK and corruption.
David Cameron's call for an era of clean money has opened the door to a host of problems for the powerful as capitalism struggles into a new era.
Business schools need to make anti-corruption education part of their curricula.
Education could be a valuable weapon in Africa's fight against corruption. Three business schools are already putting this theory to the test, with positive results.
The Indonesian parliament plans to weaken the country’s anti-corruption commission, the KPK, despite strong public support for its work.
The Indonesian parliament is planning to revise the law on the country's anti-graft agency. If passed, elements of the revision could weaken the agency's power to investigate corruption.
US Navy v Gabon
The inside story of an Interpol conference (sponsored by FIFA) on how to use education and research to tackle match fixing and corruption in soccer.
Nigeria’s president elect, Muhammadu Buhari has much to do.
Back at the helm, Muhammadu Buhari must turn his attention to corruption, unemployment, infrastructure and the economy.
The Indonesian public is demanding President Joko Widodo act decisively to save the country’s anti-corruption agency (KPK) from being undermined by the police.
Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is often hailed as an example of a successful anti-corruption agency. KPK’s workload is enormous as Southeast Asia’s biggest economy continues to be…
Political realities are creeping up on Indonesian President Joko Widodo as PDI-P party chairwoman Megawati (second right) and other powerful figures are behind Jokowi nominating graft suspect Budi Gunawan as police chief.
Entering the fourth month since his inauguration, Indonesian President Joko Widodo (popularly known as Jokowi) is facing challenges to his leadership and to anti-corruption efforts in Southeast Asia’s…
UK cleans up its act but what about finance?
The UK is rarely seen as one of the world’s problem cases when it comes to corruption. It certainly talks a pretty good game. It has signed up, for example, to the major international anti-corruption treaties…
Many countries still need to clean up their act on anti-corruption and whistleblowing protections.
Despite the adoption of a third two-year G20 Anti-Corruption Action Plan, corruption received only a few lines in the latest G20 leaders’ communique. The credibility of the G20 as a whole now rests on…