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#GraftDiaries: Corruption is bleeding Kenya to death

#GraftDiaries, that is the number one trending topic in Kenya now among Kenyans on Twitter, #KOT as they are commonly known. Of course this comes after yesterday’s news item on KTN about the corruption allegations that have recently marred members of the national assembly’s committee. 370 more words

Politics/Current Issues

Parliamentary committees are all corruption dens

The past few weeks has seen some of the biggest corruption scandals being revealed in parliamentary committees. First came the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC). The chairman together with members of the committee have been accused of taking bribes amounting to thousands of shillings. 467 more words

Politics/Current Issues

We have many Messiahs but are people willing to lead the change?

Yesterday, Aruna Roy was present at ISFiT and shared her experience in combating and challenging corruption through the ‘Right to Information’ mechanism. Roy is known for her efforts to fight corruption, and for supporting government transparency. 986 more words


An Introduction

This blog aims to illuminate the current issues in the world of combatting corruption. While the blog will eventually comprise of examples spanning the globe, the first series of posts will focus on the UK, analysing some of the institutions that are placed in charge of upholding public standards and limiting corruption. 170 more words


(Still) improving the odds of success when the topic is sensitive

Several years ago I wrote a blog called “Improving the odds of success when the topic is sensitive”.  It was a reflection on the experience of carrying out a study on land corruption in Vietnam, summarizing some of our team member’s thoughts on how to engage on sensitive topics.  145 more words


November 20: "Permanent State of Emergency"

Human Rights Watch, the international human rights advocacy NGO, has once again spoken on the situation in Venezuela, this time through its Latin American director, Jose Miguel Vivanco. 425 more words

Daily Update

China Goes to Anticorruption School

China intensifies cooperation with the International Anti-corruption Academy. While Chinese officials may really want to get schooled — political and PR motives also abound.
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