The key to a successful energy transition away from coal is good institutional quality supported by anti-corruption procedures and clear rules.
New Zealand has dropped six points on the main global index of perceived corruption. To turn that around, the government must guard against state capture by vested interests.
Hage Geingob’s legacy as a moderniser will live on despite contradictions and unfulfilled promises.
After rising five places in last year’s influential Corruption Perceptions Index, Australia has levelled off this year. This shows much work remains to be done.
The ANC tied itself in knots defending Zuma’s destructive bad behaviour in the past. Acting against him now would require it to own up to its sins.
Good governance is the missing link in Nigeria’s democratic experience since 1999.
Due to limited interactions with the police, Kenyans in rural areas are less likely to see the police as relevant actors.
Why do so many Americans share the concern that success and integrity are in conflict, as if one comes at the expense of the other?
New Zealand was mostly stable in key international rankings and domestic socio-economic measures. But there are signs of slippage in some areas and not enough progress in others.
Anti-democratic actions and government corruption are key reasons many Guatemalans migrate to the US.
The White Paper’s proposals are vague and seek to solve problems that are not about immigration.
If Canada wants to fix its reputation for being weak on corruption, it needs to confront the harms associated with globalization and bring multinational corporations under democratic control.
Christian leaders in Ghana are pushing the envelope of influence in political affairs.
Liberia’s next president must restore national cohesion, tackle corruption, and strengthen state institutions.
South Africa will miss having a “diplomat-scholar” of his calibre to turn to for sage advice.
The indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez is full of lurid details – hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash stuffed into clothes among them. Will they tank Menendez’s career?
Addressing high levels of corruption is crucial if Albania wants to join the EU and improve its society and economy.
Whistleblowers should be entitled to financial support. But that has potential costs as well as benefits.
Gabon is resource rich, but the Bongo family’s continuous rule has been bad news for the country of 2.3 million people.
Without governance reforms, Zimbabwe will continue to face an economic crisis.