Independent MP Helen Haines's bill will likely not pass without the government's support, but it proposes a robust body with suitable accountability mechanisms. It's worth serious consideration.
Whistle blowers in South Africa don't get the support they deserve.This includes lack of legislative backing as well as support from society, employers and professional bodies.
The first of a series of fatal flaws in the idea is about where to draw the line.
As disgraced MP Daryl Maguire gives evidence to ICAC, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian's future appears ever shakier. She would hardly be the first to fall in the state's sordid political history.
Angola has a complex history in which war has featured prominently. There is much more to the country than that, and a new book provides insight on beauty, happiness, and everyday life in Benguela.
Russian interference deeply marked the 2016 American presidential election. Four years later, let's analyze the form and impact of disinformation coming from Russia.
Mismanagement of funds appears to be the biggest challenge confronting the Niger Delta peacebuilding programme.
The bigger parties which contest elections at all three levels would benefit the most -- but voters might split their votes.
Corruption has been a constant feature of South African political life for much of the past 350 years; solutions will also take time.
African countries need to make a concerted effort to establish a continental two-term policy.
Author shows how politicians intent on settling problems by physically eliminating opponents tap into a ready source of assassins from within the taxi industry.
Young people's lives in the Niger Delta have not improved because development agencies have been hijacked by local leaders
Nigeria must eschew nepotism and ethnic or religious sentiments in the war against terror.
Zimbabwe wants to issue a sovereign bond to raise $3.5 billion it has agreed to pay as compensation to white farmers, but the economic and political conditions aren't conducive to such an issuance.
The poor resourcing of media houses in Ghana has contributed to political corruption
Some anti-corruption messages can encourage apathy and acceptance rather than inspire activism
Nigeria's post COVID-19 economic recovery plan appears to be a good start. But the government’s plan leaves a lot to be desired.
In January Airbus agreed to pay nearly 4 billions euros to settle bribery charges. Theories developed by criminology researchers explain how the firm was able to operate so long with such impunity.
Across the United States, police are shielded from both public and departmental accountability by multiple layers of contractual and legislative protections.
The Supreme Court has overturned a series of corruption convictions of public officials by federal prosecutors. Can public corruption be successfully prosecuted? Yes, by the states.