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Zuma wants arms deal corruption charges set aside

“South Africa‚Äôs former president Jacob Zuma wants corruption charges relating to a $2.2 billion arms deal to be permanently set…

Uganda: BoU Security Director Links Bagyenda to Missing Reports

“The troubles of Ms Justine Bagyenda, the former director of supervision at Bank of Uganda, yesterday deepened further after Mr…

Lesotho Parliamentarians Demand 100 Percent Salary Increase

“A factory worker in Lesotho earns about $144 per month while a parliamentarian earns $2,600 monthly” and yet parliamentarians want…

Chinese trio deny offering $5,000 bribe in Kenya rail probe

“Three Chinese nationals were Monday charged with offering a $5,000 (Sh500,000) bribe to an inspector of police and his team…

Nigeria Loses U.S.$6 Billion in Corrupt Oil Deal

“Nigeria will lose an estimated $6 billion in revenue to international oil companies, Shell and Eni, over the deal on…

We Inherited Bad Economy, Widespread Graft, Buhari Maintains

“President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday insisted that his administration inherited an economy that was in a shambles amid widespread corruption and…

Nigeria More Corrupt Under Buhari

Former President “Jonathan claimed that corruption was more prevalent under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration than under him and dismissed…

Nigeria claims corruption decreased, British MPs feel otherwise

While the Nigerian government claims that its anti-corruption startegy and efforts have been successful, British MPs that corruption is still…

Zimbabwe: New Law Okays Seizure of Ill-Gotten Wealth

“President Mnangagwa on Friday last week gazetted the Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Amendment of the Money Laundering and Proceeds of…

South Africa’s Ramaphosa to repay campaign donation

“South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is to repay $35,000 given to his leadership campaign by a firm accused of corruption.”…

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