16th December 2019
Sudan’s former president Omar Al Bashir was convicted on Saturday of corruption by a Khartoum court. He was sentenced to two years in a rehabilitation facility, bringing to an end a four-month trial. His conviction caps a year of monumental change in one of Africa’s largest countries, with Al Bashir’s… Read More
16th December 2019
Zimbabwean authorities arrested the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga on charges of money laundering, fraud and violating exchange control regulations, the country’s anti Corruption Commission (ZACC) said on Sunday. Marry Mubaiwa was arrested on Saturday evening and will likely appear in court on Monday, ZACC spokesman John Makamure said. Read More
13th December 2019
Botswana’s former president Ian Khama has hit back against corruption allegations, vowing to sue a lead investigator for defamation after he accused the ex-leader of syphoning-off billions in state funds. After a decade in power, Khama, 66, dramatically resigned from the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in May – which has… Read More
11th December 2019
The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on at least 20 more people accused of human rights abuses, targeting government officials, businessmen and others in countries from Myanmar to Pakistan — but still avoiding penalizing some world leaders deemed critical partners. The new sanctions, announced Tuesday, are the latest in a… Read More
11th December 2019
Six years after being established to monitor, investigate, and prevent money laundering, financing of terrorism in Uganda and related activities, Uganda Financial Intelligence Authority (UFIA), is struggling to fully execute its mandate. As a result, Uganda continues to lose at least US$1b (over sh3.69 trillion) in revenue each year to… Read More
10th December 2019
Summing up six weeks of testimony at the trial of a former SNC-Lavalin executive accused of fraud and corruption, a prosecutor told jurors Monday that greed lies at the root of the accusations. Sami Bebawi’s fate will soon be in the hands of the jury after federal prosecutors made their… Read More
9th December 2019
The governor of Kenya’s capital city has made no secret of his love for bling: He has posted photos of a golden lion statue and a gilded  dining room set, and has shown up at meetings draped in  gold jewelry. At rallies, he hands out cash to… Read More
6th December 2019
Glencore Plc is being investigated for bribery by U.K. authorities, deepening the legal troubles that threaten the world’s biggest commodities trader. The shares fell as much as 8.6% to a three-year low. The move by the Serious Fraud Office adds to ongoing corruption probes that Glencore is facing in the… Read More
5th December 2019
Gilbert Mvondo is still waiting to be paid for carving dirt roads through the Cameroonian rainforest, where foreign investors promised to create jobs cultivating cannabis and other crops for export. Residents of the southern region of Meyomessala were recruited in early 2016 by local officials to prepare the ground for… Read More
3rd December 2019
Several figures close to Namibian President Hage Geingob have been filmed discussing the laundering of political contributions, an Al Jazeera investigation has revealed. In Anatomy of a Bribe, Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit exposes corruption in Namibia‘s fishing industry, implicating the country’s now former minister of fisheries and marine resources,… Read More