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Netanyahu associates named as suspects in new corruption probe

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Israeli police revealed Tuesday that two close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were among the suspects in a new corruption probe, with five others central figures in the Bezeq telecommunications group. The seven were arrested on Sunday, just days after police said there were …

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Zuma ally fights S.Africa graft probe

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | A linchpin of South Africa’s Gupta business family, which has been closely associated with ex- president Jacob Zuma, fought back Monday against a corruption probe by contesting an assets freeze. Atul Gupta applied to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to force investigators probing a …

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S. Africa widens hunt for Zuma allies to India, China

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africa has widened a corruption probe into allies of ex-president Jacob Zuma to other countries including India, China and Dubai, the police minister said Sunday. Fikile Mbalula made the announcement days after South Africa issued an arrest warrant for one of the brothers …

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Zimbabwe arrest over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ PhD

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said Friday they had arrested a university professor over the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Levi Nyagura, the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, was arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission following an investigation …

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S.Africa’s Ramaphosa vows to ‘turn the tide’ on corruption

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP |  South Africa’s freshly-appointed president, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Friday hailed “a new dawn” as he pledged to tackle corruption that his predecessor Jacob Zuma is accused of fostering. In his first major speech after Zuma’s bruising nine-year term ended, Ramaphosa outlined a grand vision to …

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Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in graft cases

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in two cases of alleged corruption after a long-running probe in a move set to shake the country’s politics. A decision to press formal charges against the veteran premier now rests with the attorney …

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COMMENT: Corruption in Road sector

Could remedy be e-governance? COMMENT | CISSY KAGABA | The Government of Uganda has since 2008 prioritised road construction and maintenance by committing a substantial part of the budget towards the same. Uganda spends over Shs3.3 trillion ($1b) annually on public infrastructure and roads still receive a lion’s share of the …

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