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.
Mafia groups don’t just cause harm through violence, they can erode the principles that make a democracy function.
Given South Africa’s staggering corruption levels, a strong legal framework is needed to encourage and protect whistleblowers.
Nigeria’s new police chief needs fresh ideas to confront old challenges.
There is never going to be a final assessment of Mandela’s legacy. How it is regarded will continue to change, depending on the destination South Africa travels to.
A new book focuses on the politics of road transport, the everyday corruption and the hard-living world of transport workers in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Oscar-winning film sketches out the broad themes of Berluconist hedonism, all against the backdrop of the decline of ideologies that shaped 20th-century Italy.
In parts of Nigeria and Mozambique, the central governments and state institutions are either absent or unable to address the dire socio-economic conditions and related instability.
The Zondo Commission was globally unique in scope and scale. The book selects and explains its key findings and recommendations.
Already there is much talk about who the agency should investigate first. Here’s who can bring cases and how the body will operate.
Sierra Leone needs to rebuild public trust in its election by maintaining a completely transparent process.
Corruption in countries like Australia can be difficult to spot, which is why bodies like ICAC are performing such a vital role.
Health workers with relatives in positions of power were frequently absent from work.
In a world where economic sanctions make trade in US dollars almost impossible, gold has offered a way to evade these restrictions.
Peace and security in South Sudan depend on a fully functioning, peaceful and democratic government in Khartoum
The book shows how parts of South Africa now fester with organised crime.