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The growing Israeli corruption problem

Given the series of corruption scandals that have recently captured the headlines in Israel, exemplified in a Supreme Court decision that will send former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to prison for 18 months for bribery, the general feeling is that corruption is seeping ever deeper into state institutions. 1,005 more words


Cabal of corruption in Buhari’s petroleum ministry – IPMAN alleges

Kaduna Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has alleged that a cabal of corrupt workers are heading the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and its affiliate, Petroleum Product Marketing Company, PPMC, which has President Muhammadu Buhari, as the supervising Minister. 437 more words


Bolivian president fends off corruption claims: 'We have nothing to hide'

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has fended off corruption allegations, demanding investigations to show he has “nothing to hide”, as he prepares for a vote that could help extend his term. 231 more words


How New Zealand's rich-poor divide killed its egalitarian paradise | Max Rashbrooke | Opinion | The Guardian

A new report shows New Zealand’s economy has been most affected by inequality out of all the OECD nations. How did the land of the fair go end up in such a state? 147 more words


A prominent Russian opposition figure is suing Vladimir Putin for allegedly violating the country’s corruption laws

Russian anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny said on Thursday he had filed a lawsuit against Vladimir Putin after a company in which the Russian leader’s son-in-law is a shareholder received $1.75 billion in state support. 281 more words


Council of Europe calls on Portugal to boost corruption policies against politicians and judiciary

In the report, the Council of Europe anti-corruption body GRECO emphasises the importance of integrity, accountability and transparency rules.
GRECO stresses that the accountability of members of parliament (MPs) has been undermined by a conflict of interests’ regime and incompatibility rules that are too permissive. 316 more words