Times of Malta ‒ Corruption, a key factor

The European Union’s smallest member country, Malta, heads for a snap election in a few days’ time, nine months ahead of its due date, with corruption featuring high on the electoral agenda. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat claims he made the decision to call the election in the national interest due to uncertainty that hit the […]

Tunisia confiscates property of businessmen arrested for graft

Shutterstock photo TUNIS, May 26 (Reuters) – The Tunisian government has confiscated the property and frozen bank accounts of eight prominent businessmen arrested this week on suspicion of corruption in an unprecedented government campaign against graft, authorities said on Friday. Tunisia has been praised as a model of transition after its 2011 revolution. […]

UN Global Compact hosts workshop on Anti-Corruption for Nigerian SMEs

Friday, May 26, 2017 8.00pm/Proshare WebTV The United Nations Global Compact Network, the world’s largest sustainability corporate initiative which is committed to advancing the universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption; hosted a collective Anti-corruption workshop for Nigerian Small Medium Enterprises in Lagos.  This was powered by Siemens a Multinational operating in Nigeria,  […]

Saad Eddine El Othmani to Launch Anti-Corruption Commission Amid Opposition Resistance

Othmani to Launch Anti-Corruption Commission Amid Opposition Resistance Rabat – As head of government Saad Eddine El Othmani announces plans to establish the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to fight corruption and enhance transparency in the kingdom, the opposition has called for coalition leader to avoid tackling social issues. As part of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy, […]

Assets of arrested businessmen confiscated for corruption – Xinhua

TUNIS, May 26 (Xinhua) — The assets and properties of eight influential businessmen, recently arrested for suspicions of corruption and damage to national security, were confiscated, announced on Friday Mounir Ferchici, the president of the National Commission for Management of the Confiscated Assets. At a press conference at the headquarters of the commission, Ferchici said […]

Beaumont corruption defendants waive speedy trial rights – Press Enterprise

Don’t expect the corruption case against seven former Beaumont officials to be resolved anytime soon. On Friday, May 26, attorneys for six of the defendants told Riverside County Superior Court Judge Mac Fisher that their clients waived their rights to a speedy trial. Only the attorney representing former Beaumont City Attorney Joseph Aklufi said her client […]