Daily Corruption News: 24 August 2016

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 24 August 2016

Today's top story

Global: Australian companies linked to bribe scandals in Sri Lanka and Congo
The Sydney Morning Herald (TI mention)

Two Australian companies are embroiled in bribery scandals that reach into the offices of the presidents of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Congo, as the firms sought to secure multi-million dollar contracts.

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Australia: Former NSW Labor minister Ian Macdonald facing charge over allegedly corrupt coal deal
ABC News

Bangladesh: Bangladesh foreign minister identifies corruption, terrorism as serious threats to SDGs’ implementation

El Salvador: Ex-attorney general of El Salvador arrested on corruption charges
Fox News Latino

South Africa: 58 cops arrested on corruption charges in five months
Eyewitness News

Zimbabwe: Expose corruption, media and civil society urged
The Herald

Blogs and opinion

Global: Can sport be purged of corruption or is it just too late?
Sport 360 (TI mention)

US: Is it a gift or is it a bribe?
Huffington Post (TI mention)

News from Transparency International

On the web: Five key lessons from the Rio Olympics
On the blog: Keeping the Olympic flame alive

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Region - Global   
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