11th December 2020
McKinsey & Co. will repay 650 million rand ($44 million) for contracts it had with South African Airways and state logistics company Transnet SOC Ltd., as it seeks to clear its name in the country. The consultancy firm’s chief risk officer, Jean-Christophe Mieszala, will on Thursday testify… Read More
10th December 2020
The Trump administration, using its anticorruption powers, sanctioned three men including a convicted Chinese gangster who has set up businesses seeking to benefit from Beijing’s flagship transcontinental infrastructure-building program. Wednesday’s action against Wan Kuok Koi, also widely known as “Broken Tooth,” comes as the administration escalates a pressure campaign against… Read More
8th December 2020
By Will Fitzgibbon, ICIJ, 7 December 2020 ICIJ — The jolt of energy delivered to the anti-corruption movement in Angola came from an unexpected source. In January, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and partners in 20 countries published the Luanda Leaks investigation, documenting two decades… Read More
3rd December 2020
The multicultural miracle of Australia is also a $10 billion money machine, as residents support relatives abroad with payments called ‘remittances’. That’s the amount sent overseas annually, helping to float families around the world. “It’s very important,” said businesswoman Duki Wani. Sitting in her hair salon and boutique in… Read More
25th November 2020
Former footballers Darren Debono and Jeffrey Chetcuti have spent the night in prison after police carried out a nationwide anti-smuggling sting operation. Law enforcement sources confirmed that a number of raids were carried out between Monday and the early hours of Tuesday morning targeting Debono and a number of his… Read More
24th November 2020
By Pierre Dupont, Roshanak Taghavi and Kira Zalan, OCCRP, 23 November 2020 OCCRP — The Bongo family has ruled Gabon for over five decades — and for nearly as long, they have been accused of looting their nation’s wealth. Authorities in France and the U.S. have over the years investigated… Read More
24th November 2020
FIFA on Monday barred the top official in African soccer from the sport for five years, upending the leadership of one of its six regional confederations only months before a presidential election and offering a new reminder that corruption continues to plague global soccer even at its most senior levels. Read More
23rd November 2020
Nadzida Cano, who runs the Kids Corner Sarajevo kindergarten, says that according to the Islamic faith, securing water for someone is an act for which “a man will be rewarded after death”. This is why she and her sister, aftMillions of euros have been raised through appeals in Bosnia and… Read More
23rd November 2020
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy goes on trial on Monday accused of trying to bribe a judge and of influence-peddling, one of several criminal investigations that threaten to cast an ignominious pall over his decades-long political career. Prosecutors allege Sarkozy offered to secure a plum job in Monaco for judge… Read More
23rd November 2020
Russia on Friday stopped a U.N. Security Council committee from blacklisting a Libyan militia group and its leader for human rights abuses because it said it wanted to see more evidence first that they had killed civilians. The United States and Germany proposed that the council’s… Read More