Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga lifts weights at a gym in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar on May 26. (Giulia Marchi for The Washington Post) ARVAIKHEER, Mongolia — On the vast Mongolian steppe, birthplace of Genghis Khan, a strong man has arisen. Literally. Mongolia’s President Khaltmaa Battulga is a former world martial arts champion who still trains […]

Chinua Achebe wrote in his book The Trouble With Nigeria that “anybody who can say that corruption in Nigeria has not yet become alarming is either a fool, a crook or else does not live in this country”. This was in 1983 during the reign of Lieutenant-General Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi, who was removed from office […]

Using everything from social media to op-eds to hair products, Manafort aimed to make the Vladimir Putin-aligned Ukrainian dictator, who liked to jail his political opponents, look more palatable to the West. Secret “black ledgers,” which surfaced in March, show Manafort took $12.7 million in fees for his Ukraine work. Yanukovych, who stands accused of […]

Ntibinyane Ntibinyane, Botswana, is a journalist and co-founder of INK Centre for Investigative Journalism, a non-profit news outlet that does investigative journalism in the public interest. Ntibinyane worked on ICIJ’s Panama Papers investigation. Ntibinyane has over a decade of experience as a reporter. He cut his teeth in journalism as a reporter at the Botswana […]

Islamabad, Jun 16 (UNI) Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is again at the centre of a political storm with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) launching a fresh inquiry against him over money laundering allegations. According to spokesperson for NAB, the inquiry has been launched on the complaint of Asad Kharal, a journalist/columnist. The journalist has […]

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched another inquiry against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif over money laundering allegations. The inquiry has been launched on the complaint of a journalist/columnist, Asad Kharal, the spokesperson for NAB told Dawn on Friday. The journalist has also recorded his statement before the bureau and submitted relevant record […]

Shutterstock Whistleblowers have long been recognized as one of the most powerful weapons in the fight against corporate wrongdoing.  With the advent of the #MeToo Movement, Paradise papers and Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model, whistleblowers have assumed their rightful place as pivotal agents of global change. So, why have law schools been slow to support […]

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched another inquiry against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif over money laundering allegations. The inquiry has been launched on the complaint of a journalist/columnist, Asad Kharal, the spokesperson for NAB told Dawn on Friday. The journalist has also recorded his statement before the bureau and submitted relevant record […]