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BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor Janot to Charge Temer for Bribery

BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor Janot to Charge Temer for Bribery 0

Lawmakers in Temer’s alliance say they have the one-third of lower-house votes required to block any charges against Temer.

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GHANA POLITICS: Ghanaians Says Enough is Enough With Corruption

GHANA POLITICS: Ghanaians Says Enough is Enough With Corruption 0

Ghana’s government is facing growing calls to keep its promises after it won elections on a pledge to stamp out corruption.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 30% Anjin Investments Diamond Mining Revenues Controlled By Military

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 30% Anjin Investments Diamond Mining Revenues Controlled By Military 0

Anjin is a joint venture between Afec, a large construction company which sources say is connected to the military-industrial complex in China.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Opinion: Triumph of Corruption and Presidency Inertia

NIGERIA POLITICS: Opinion: Triumph of Corruption and Presidency Inertia 0

There is a compelling need for the anti-corruption team to maintain a dogged but scrupulous battle to avoid needless loss of concentration due to distractions from the center referee and impatient spectators.

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UKRAINE POLITICS: Judge Artur Yemelianov is Corrupt: Here’s Why

UKRAINE POLITICS: Judge Artur Yemelianov is Corrupt: Here’s Why 0

Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov acknowledged that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Needs More Of This Anti-Corruption Joke

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Needs More Of This Anti-Corruption Joke 0

The anti-corruption war may not be perfect yet but it had done tremendously well to cleanse the Augean stable and stench of dirt that preceded it.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Will Not Resign Despite Corruption Scandal

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Will Not Resign Despite Corruption Scandal 0

Audio recording appears to prove Temer endorsed payment of bribes to ex-house speaker Eduardo Cunha in exchange for his silence in the probe against Temer.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Babangida, Melaye, Saraki And The Audacity Of The Corrupt

NIGERIA POLITICS: Babangida, Melaye, Saraki And The Audacity Of The Corrupt 0

It behoves the present government and its anti corruption agencies to see the huge presence of corrupt politicians at Babangida’s daughter’s wedding.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Politicians Hit By Corruption Scandal Unlikely to Return: Fernando Henrique Cardoso Says

BRAZIL POLITICS: Politicians Hit By Corruption Scandal Unlikely to Return: Fernando Henrique Cardoso Says 0

Lula, Brazil’s first working-class president who held the office between 2003 and 2011, faces five court cases related to Operation Car Wash that could bar him from running – something his supporters have branded a witch hunt.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Javier Duarte Arrested For Corruption

MEXICO POLITICS: Javier Duarte Arrested For Corruption 0

Javier Duarte, former governor of Veracruz state wanted on graft and organised crime charges, was detained in a hotel in the colonial town of Panajachel, about 80 miles (129 km) west of Guatemala’s capital, the national police said in a statement.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: EFCC: Comedy of Discoveries and Bastardisation of the Anti-Corruption War

NIGERIA POLITICS: EFCC: Comedy of Discoveries and Bastardisation of the Anti-Corruption War 0

I implore the DSS not to shy away from commencing an investigation into this sudden gale of discoveries by the EFCC with a view to ascertaining their authenticity and help bring this madness to a halt.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: A Compendium of Citizens’ Curses as an Instrument of Oath for Nigerian Politicians

NIGERIA POLITICS: A Compendium of Citizens’ Curses as an Instrument of Oath for Nigerian Politicians 0

It is in Nigeria we find thieving and adulterous pastors, arrogant and corrupt civil servants, bullying and morally corrupt politicians.

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SOMALIA POLITICS: Hassan Ali-Khaire Vows to Defeat Corruption

SOMALIA POLITICS: Hassan Ali-Khaire Vows to Defeat Corruption 0

Hassan Ali-Khaire, said he is mobilizing his government to tackle corruption and vowed to make the fight against misconduct a non-negotiable principle in his administration.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: To Eliminate Corruption Will Eliminate Human Race: Dogara

NIGERIA POLITICS: To Eliminate Corruption Will Eliminate Human Race: Dogara 0

Yakubu Dogara admits: “To eliminate it will amount to eliminating the totality of the human race. This is because no human being is clothed in perfection.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Saraki, Magu and the Phantom War on Corruption

NIGERIA POLITICS: Saraki, Magu and the Phantom War on Corruption 0

We cannot continue to have “Integrity-Challenged Charlatan” as head of anti-graft agency. To do that is to make nonsense of our war against corruption.

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CHILE POLITICS: Sebastian Pinera to Seek Return to Presidency

CHILE POLITICS: Sebastian Pinera to Seek Return to Presidency 0

“I’m convinced this election means a crossroads. One option is to insist on or go down the wrong path. The other is to correct the errors,” Pinera said.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Politicians Scramble to Negotiate Amnesty

BRAZIL POLITICS: Politicians Scramble to Negotiate Amnesty 0

Brazil Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot calls for investigations into bribery and political kickbacks against six cabinet ministers and over 100 lawmakers.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC New Pledges: End Corruption, Infighting

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC New Pledges: End Corruption, Infighting 0

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) needs to end corruption and party divisions, and deliver on promises to tackle poverty

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Charged in Corruption Case

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Charged in Corruption Case 0

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been indicted with charges of corruption including through benefiting a family friend with public contracts.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Diezani Alison-Madueke Trial Takes Center Stage in June

NIGERIA POLITICS: Diezani Alison-Madueke Trial Takes Center Stage in June 0

Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke was arrested in October 2015, in London, as part of a UK investigation into suspicions of corruption and large-scale laundering. At the time, she was undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

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