Corruption

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday effectively utilised an opposition-requisitioned session of the Senate to defend itself on several key policy fronts, even as the upper house unanimously approved an amendment to the Elections Act 2017, aimed at restoring the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat declaration for election candidates. As many as five ministers, responding to rhetoric-laden speeches of opposition […]

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday decided to adopt ‘wait and see’ policy about the newly appointed chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), saying the party was not consulted at any stage by opposition leader and the Prime Minister while appointing the head of top anti-graft body. Former Justice Javed Iqbal, a former Supreme Court judge, has […]

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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski • Ollanta Humala • Shining Path • Alejandro Toledo • Keiko Fujimori • Susana Villaran • Nadine Heredia • Alan Garcia • Luis Castañeda • Cesar Acuña • Julio Guzman • Latin American Integrated Market (MILA) • Pacific Alliance • Alfredo Barnechea • Veronika Mendoza • Congress 2016-2021 … read more at: https://perureports.com/2017/10/09/lima-hosts-international-convention-fight-organized-crime-corruption/

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Nigerian Senate on Wednesday set up an ad-hoc committee to carry out “holistic investigation” into allegations of corruption against Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the state oil firm, NNPC.‎ The Senate also charged the nine-member committee to investigate a letter written by the Minister of Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, to President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Jump to: Results table | Regional analysis | Resources Let’s get straight to the point: No country gets close to a perfect score in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016. Over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories in this year’s index fall below the midpoint of our scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very […]

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LONDON —  Anti-corruption activists hoping to shine a light on the hundreds of millions of dollars funneled through London every year are organizing tours of properties allegedly bought with dishonest money. The “Kleptocracy Tour” is billed as a journey to the dark side of globalization. This is the first such tour which focuses on Nigeria. […]

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A bleak economic outlook and years of falling oil prices have set the stage for popular unrest in Algeria. The country also faces major security challenges, including the presence of terrorist groups and weapons, porous borders, and the threat of contagion from neighbouring Libya and Mali. This GRI Special Report looks at how the situation reached a crisis point, and where […]

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The Associated Press on Thursday named Michael Hudson, a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists whose work probed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the 2008 economic crisis, as its new global investigations editor. Hudson and ICIJ shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting with McClatchy and the Miami Herald […]

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It was after 10.30pm on March 7th when a car carrying billionaire Joesley Batista pulled up at the Jaburu Palace, one of the modernist masterpieces by architect Oscar Niemeyer that adorn Brazil’s capital, Brasília. It would be another 70 days before the rest of the country realised it, but the interminable political crisis gripping Latin […]

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The Associated Press on Thursday named Michael Hudson, a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists whose work probed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the 2008 economic crisis, as its new global investigations editor. Hudson and ICIJ shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting with McClatchy and the Miami Herald […]

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The Associated Press on Thursday named Michael Hudson, a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists whose work probed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the 2008 economic crisis, as its new global investigations editor. Hudson and ICIJ shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting with McClatchy and the Miami Herald […]

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“The Panama Papers verdict was based on hiding of facts, not on the intent to give false statements,” Chief Justice Saqib Nisar remarked on Wednesday while hearing a petition against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Secretary General Jahangir Tareen. In July, the apex court had disqualified the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif for failing to declare his […]

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