Tag Corruption

State of Rapture – How the craziest day in South Africa history unfolded

Protesters in South Africa have called for President Jacob Zuma to resign after the release of a report that found “possible evidence of corruption” at top government levels. Afronline’s shares the commentary of Richard Poplak, Senior writer at The Daily Maverick.

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Somalia lost $1b to graft

A former top financial manager in the Somali government has released a report detailing how over $1 billion was diverted from the national budget between 2013 and 2015. Abdirazak Fartaag worked as the head of the Public Finance Management Unit between 2009 and 2011 and his report was released on October 26.

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Africa and the Panama Papers, with Nicholas Shaxson

The Panama Papers have laid bare the extend of illicit financial flows and the impact of tax havens and secrecy jurisdictions on the world. But how are these revelations connected to the African continent?

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Kenyatta hits out at UN over wastage of funds

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the United Nation to partner with African governments in order to make an impact even as he hit out at UN agencies over wastage of resources.

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Fed up and not afraid!

Following weeks of public demonstrations against corruption, bad governance and a rapidly deteriorating economy, people all across Zimbabwe heeded a call last week for a nationwide stay-away, in an act of defiance against the government.

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Julius Malema. There is no one else in SA politics any more.

I went to Daily Maverick’s The Gathering as a novelist, seeking a spark of inspiration for fiction. I didn’t find it, but as they say, truth is stranger.

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