Corruption

In a much anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has delivered its judgement in the Panama Papers case of corruption against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Rather than delivering a final judgement, the Court called for the creation of a joint investigation team (JIT) to explore thirteen inquiries concerning corruption allegations against the Sharif family […]

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ISLAMABAD: In the post-Panama verdict situation, leading political parties have renewed their ugly mudslinging campaigns against each other but despite their massive presence in parliament none of these parties is keen to reform the anti-corruption apparatus of the country. They are involved in allegations and counter-allegations to prove one another corrupt but lack the will […]

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//php echo Assets::css(); ? | | April 20, 2017 Pakistan This story was published prior the to the Supreme Court’s verdict. For the latest coverage of the Panama Leaks verdict visit the link below.  Panama leaks: PM not disqualified, SC orders JIT to probe money trail ISLAMABAD: The day of judgement is upon us. All […]

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Illustration by Marium Ali The Panama Leaks case is the latest instance of trial of a politician, and a sitting prime minister at that, in a long sequence of efforts to establish the rule of probity and propriety in politics that have been going on since independence. The case came to the court through a […]

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//php echo Assets::css(); ? | | April 20, 2017 Pakistan This story was published prior the to the Supreme Court’s verdict. For the latest coverage of the Panama Leaks verdict visit the link below.  Panama leaks: PM not disqualified, SC orders JIT to probe money trail ISLAMABAD: The day of judgement is upon us. All […]

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ISLAMABAD —  Pakistan’s Supreme Court will announce a much-awaited judgment Thursday that could either politically boost Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, or unseat him over corruption allegations. A five-member bench of the Supreme Court concluded long-drawn hearings in the case on February 23 and reserved the final judgment. The corruption charges against the prime minister stem […]

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ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court of Pakistan will announce its verdict in Panamagate case on April 20, Thursday, at 2:00pm, confirmed the supplementary cause list released by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. On April 11, a member of the bench hearing the case, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan observed that the Panamagate verdict – which is being […]

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The authorities in Tunisia must act to protect civil society space Issued by Transparency International Secretariat Translations: AR Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, condemns the threats made against its partner in Tunisia and calls on the authorities investigate the smear campaign against IWatch Tunisia. An alleged plan to intimidate Transparency International’s partner in Tunisia IWatch […]

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tiagozr When the world woke up to news of history’s biggest ever data leak a year ago, it lifted the lid on the murky world of offshore tax regimes–usually sun-kissed islands where the rich, famous and infamous alike, can hide wealth from view. The Panama Papers involved 11.5m files from the database of the world’s […]

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Congratulatory messages have poured into PREMIUM TIMES offices in Nigeria and the United States over the Pulitzer Prize awarded the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its partners, including this medium, for the groundbreaking reporting on Panama Papers. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai; and Publisher of the rested NEXT […]

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tiagozr When the world woke up to news of history’s biggest ever data leak a year ago, it lifted the lid on the murky world of offshore tax regimes–usually sun-kissed islands where the rich, famous and infamous alike, can hide wealth from view. The Panama Papers involved 11.5m files from the database of the world’s […]

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