11th August 2016
South Africa’s parliament on Thursday began interviewing candidates to replace Thuli Madonsela, the head of a corruption watchdog whose findings undermined support for President Jacob Zuma and his administration and worried investors. Appointed by Zuma in 2009 for a seven-year, non-renewable term, Madonsela investigated several scandals involving Zuma which contributed… Read More
10th August 2016
A former Chairman, Appropriation Committee of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said his allegations of corruption against the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and some officials of the House stemmed from his desire to fight corruption. “This is what I have always wanted to do; fight and expose corruption in… Read More
9th August 2016
Malawi Police in Lilongwe have rearrested a whistle blower who has risked his life to unearth corruption activities at Bwaila Hospital, a key factor that has sunk public services at the healthy facility. Ramsy Mushani, spokesperson for Lilongwe police station confirmed the arrest on Monday of Donnex Banda, the executive… Read More
9th August 2016
The Prevention and Combatting of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) has saved a total sum of 8,864,158,680/- following several tips on bribery incidents that were foiled between January and June, this year. Statistics released by the PCCB recently shows that the anti-corruption bureau received a total of 4,138… Read More
8th August 2016
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has imposed fines on five banks relating to weaknesses in control measures to combat money laundering. The penalties were imposed after the Reserve Bank conducted routine inspections in terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FIC Act) and found weaknesses in each of the… Read More
5th August 2016
With the new initiative, you can also ‘celebrate a hero’ who has declined a bribe in their community. Read More
4th August 2016
A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to an associate of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Abiodun Aigbele for the sum of N500m. The judgge also ordered that ye must provide two sureties in the sum of N250m each. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had… Read More
4th August 2016
Government is set to introduce a new regulation to protect finances of members in Savings and credit cooperative organisations (Saccos). This was revealed on Monday by the regional manager of the Uganda Cooperative Savings and Credit Union, Mr Pascal Bwambale, while speaking in Malongo Sub-county, Mayuge District, during the commissioning… Read More
Human and economic development in Nigeria and Tanzania have each been constrained by systemic corruption. In 2015, each country elected a president who campaigned on an anti-corruption manifesto. How successful have they been in fighting corruption – and why should businesses care anyway? Vivian Jones, Senior Associate in the global Fraud & Investigations Group of Eversheds, examines the two presidents’ styles and achievements to date. Read More
3rd August 2016
Officials from graft busting body, the Anti Corruption Bureau  (ACB) say they are awaiting more files from the Auditor General before they start prosecution of the  so called K577 billion cashgate case. ACB director Kondowe said the remaining files include those that have the names of the seven cabinet ministers… Read More