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South Africa’s ANC Says Must End Corruption, Infighting To Curb Decline

South Africa’s ANC Says Must End Corruption, Infighting To Curb Decline

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) needs to end corruption and party divisions, and deliver on promises to tackle poverty if it is to halt a decline in voter support, a party policy document said on Sunday. The report was produced by the party leadership and comes as the ANC prepares to select a […]

Former Adamawa Governor, Ngilari, Jailed Five Years for Corruption

Former Adamawa Governor, Ngilari, Jailed Five Years for Corruption

In the first high profile corruption ruling secured by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, a High Court in Yola, Adamawa State, on Monday sentenced a former governor of the state, James Bala Ngilari, to five years imprisonment without the option of fine. He was found guilty of corruption charges brought against him in September last year […]

Africa Remains Poor Because of Nigeria, Ex-Kenya Anti-Corruption Chief Says

Africa Remains Poor Because of Nigeria, Ex-Kenya Anti-Corruption Chief Says

The African continent has lagged behind in most facets of human development because its largest country, Nigeria, has been remained in poverty due to fraudulent activities in public service, a leading anti-corruption campaigner said on Tuesday. Patrick Lumumba, a former Director of Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission, said Nigerian leaders must do everything within their capacity to […]

Anti-graft Watchdog Delays Report After Zuma Court Application

Anti-graft Watchdog Delays Report After Zuma Court Application

South Africa’s anti-graft watchdog has deferred release of a report into allegations of political interference by wealthy friends of Jacob Zuma in a move critics of the president fear could lead to a watering down of its conclusions. A court application by Zuma had obliged Thuli Madonsela, head of the agency that has spearheaded investigation […]

Malawi: Pressure Mounts On President to Fire 7 Cashgate Ministers

Malawi: Pressure Mounts On President to Fire 7 Cashgate Ministers

Calls are resonating on Kamuzu Palace walls for President Peter Mutharika to fire the seven senior cabinet ministers involved in the K577 billion cashgate. This foillows a vague and contradictory statement State House issued on Saturday defiantly saying Mutharika will not fire the seven cabinet ministers. Sources in the civil society say civil society leaders […]

Why Corruption Should Worry Africa

Why Corruption Should Worry Africa

Africa’s business leaders are extremely worried about the current levels of corruption in Africa. This concern is reflected in the 2016 “Africa Business Agenda” compiled by the international audit firm PwC. Based on a survey of top business leaders across Africa, the report shows that 86 per cent of Africa’s CEOs are concerned about on-going […]

EFCC Recovers N6.66b From Alison-Madueke’s Campaign Spending

EFCC Recovers N6.66b From Alison-Madueke’s Campaign Spending

Nigeria’s recovered loot has increased by at least N6.66 billion. The amount is part of the N23.3 billion ($115 million) election campaign bribe allegedly distributed by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Deziani Alison-Madueke, through Fidelity Bank. While the chief executives of Sterling Bank and Access Bank reportedly refunded N5 billion and $5 million (N1 billion) […]

South Africa Prosecutor To Challenge Jacob Zuma Corruption Ruling

South Africa Prosecutor To Challenge Jacob Zuma Corruption Ruling

South Africa’s prosecution says it will appeal against a court ruling that it should reconsider corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.  Originally, the charges were dropped weeks before the 2009 election which led to him becoming president. But last month, a high court judge described that decision as “irrational”. Mr Zuma has always denied the […]

President Buhari, Cameron and Corruption

President Buhari, Cameron and Corruption

“We have got the leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain… Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world”, UK Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on tape telling the Queen ahead of the anti-corruption summit organized by the UK Government, this week, which was attended by Nigerian President, […]

Buhari Demands Unconditional Repatriation of Looted Funds

Buhari Demands Unconditional Repatriation of Looted Funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded that identified funds stolen from Nigeria and stashed away in foreign countries be repatriated without delay or preconditions. Buhari was speaking in London Wednesday at the Commonwealth event tagged “Tackling Corruption Together: A Conference for Civil Society, Business and Government Leaders”. He called for the establishment of an international anti-corruption […]

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