In Kigali, Rwanda from May 3rd to 6th, 20 anti-corruption agencies from 18 African countries attended the 12th Regional Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa. This year’s conference was themed “Combating Corruption for Good Governance and Sustainable Development in Africa.”… Continue Reading
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Rwanda’s renewed commitment to fighting corruption has led to the enactment of many laws covering anti-corruption, whistleblower protection, asset recovery, money laundering, and terrorism financing.
The Office of the Ombudsman of Rwanda was established as the coordinating organ in the fight against graft, with investigation and prosecution powers and specialized chambers dealing with corruption at Intermediate Court.… Continue Reading
Richard Ammer Chichakli, an associate of convicted international arms dealer Viktor Bout, was sentenced Thursday in Manhattan federal court to five years in prison.
Chichakli, pictured, is a dual U.S. and Syrian citizen.… Continue Reading
Part 1 of this three-part series looked at some statistics on women’s experience with corruption.
Apple will begin publishing names of suppliers every quarter showing whether they have verified the source of the minerals they use.
The company said in its latest Supplier Responsibility Progress Report released Thursday it will also publish names of suppliers and audit results covering compliance with labour standards and environmental use and impact.… Continue Reading
A man who lost his wife, daughter, and sister-in-law in the June 3 crash of a flight from Lagos to India blamed Nigeria’s ‘unbridled corruption’ for the crash. Safety regulations are ignored, he said, maintenance isn’t performed, and officials turn a blind eye.… Continue Reading
Two former telecommunications executives who admitted bribing employees of state-owned companies in Africa and concealing the payments have avoided prison in exchange for their cooperation in an ongoing FBI investigation.
The Justice Department said yesterday that Roger Michael Young, 48, of Washington, D.C.,… Continue Reading