Barack Obama was asked to give the Mandela Lecture because he represents what the global liberation struggle icon stood for. He struck the right chord.
Mandela continues to serve as a rare example of a principled politician committed to forgiveness and reconciliation.
Corruption in Nigeria's health sector can be eliminated by the implementation of a few simple strategies.
Nigeria is failing to prosecute banking executives charged with fraud due to deep weaknesses in the system.
Malaysia's former leader is facing charges related to a wide-ranging financial scandal. The new government is sending a message that it's serious about cleaning up corruption.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to display that wrongdoers of the Jacob Zuma era are going to be held accountable through prosecution.
The rules are clear on campaign donations but meetings with foreign representatives are more of a grey area.
As news of mega corruption scandals continue to dominate headlines in Kenya, the economy has taken a major hit.
Kenya's new budget is expected to focus on food security, manufacturing, universal health coverage, and affordable housing.
The positive energy that's greeted the new South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will turn to protest if economic challenges are not addressed quickly.
Corruption has made hurricane Caribbean countries' recovery less efficient and more expensive, new research shows. Misuse of funds may also trigger more disaster-related deaths.
Leader of a corrupt party, an unpopular government and a divided country, Mariano Rajoy's days were numbered long ago.
A stunning feat of security service showmanship speaks volumes about Ukraine's abject state of decay.
Kenya may never close Dadaab, but it has good reasons for wishing to do so
Nearly a third of South Africa's municipalities are not financially viable.
Reports of profligacy by the leaders of the Pan African Parliament could further diminish its legitimacy, which is already being questioned .
In many counties, there are new health centres, roads and street lights that wouldn't be there without devolution.
London is a global financial centre that relies on money coming in from overseas. When the EU goes, what is left?
ANC renewal and the war on corruption is one thing. But transforming the character of the South African political economy is quite another.
Malaysian voters tossed the corrupt Najib Razak out of office despite efforts by his party to sway the result. A former dictator is back in charge, about to free his onetime political foe from jail.