Fergus Shiel Czech journalist Pavla Holcova was recently summoned by Slovakian police investigating the murder of her friend and fellow journalist Jan Kuciak. Holcova tells the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) that after making the four-hour trip in a police car from Prague to Bratislava, her meeting with investigators turned into an unexpected ordeal. […]

Government, opposition laud parliament for coming together Opposition to KP-Fata merger KP-Fata merger Passing the bill in KP Assembly The National Assembly on Thursday passed a constitutional amendment seeking the much-awaited merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) with a 229-1 vote in favour. Lawmakers from the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) […]

Transparency International Malaysia says the requirement for disclosure of beneficial ownership can help stop the proceeds of corruption from being laundered through investments in high-value property in Malaysia. Akhbar says that such a registry would ensure corrupt officials and politicians would be unable to award themselves, through their families or cronies, any government contracts. (Bernama […]

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s embattled former premier Nawaz Sharif said today that the three corruption cases filed against him were a result of the high treason case he instituted against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf. Sharif, 68, said the corruption cases as well as the sit-in protests of 2014 were due to the legal action taken against […]

Femi Falana • Group commends Nigeria over Commonwealth anti-corruption drive Humam rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), yesterday cautioned western countries to stop labeling Africa as a corrupt continent, saying they were more corrupt.His verdict was contained in a paper titled: Human Rights IssuesSurrounding The Non-Return Of Assets To Countries Of Origin, which he delivered at the […]

Politics Nigeria’s Femi Falana explains why Western countries are more corrupt than African countries Falana noted that there has been a massive and accelerated transfer of much of the wealth from the developing world into developed economies around the world. play Falana explains why Western countries are more corrupt than African (This Day ) … […]

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has urged Western governments to impose visa ban on Nigerian public officials involved in money laundering and other corrupt acts. Speaking while delivering a paper titled ‘Human Rights Issues Surrounding The Non-Return of Assets to Countries of Origin’ at the 8th Annual Conference of Anti-corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa […]