Daily Corruption News: 24 March 2016

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 24 March 2016

Today's top story

South Africa: 'Guptagate' claims surrounding Jacob Zuma spark corruption inquiry by police
The Guardian

South African police have announced a corruption probe into President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane and the Guptas, a family of businessmen accused of wielding improper political influence.



More news

Global: Novartis settles civil charges alleging bribery in China: SEC
Reuters

Brazil: Brazil graft crackdown spurs work for lawyers, corporate change
Reuters

China: Top official in Chinese city bordering Macau probed for graft
Reuters

Congo Republic: Congo president Sassou Nguesso reelected in first round
Agence France-Presse (TI mention)

Ghana: Institutional weaknesses hampering fight against corruption – GII
Ghana News Agency (TI mention)

Italy: Ex-Rome mayor in court accused of corruption and illegal financing
Agence France-Presse

Romania: Court sentences ex-minister, ex-mayor for bribes
Associated Press



Multimedia of the week

Sierra Leone: Will Sierra Leone's health system find a cure against corruption?
BBC
 



Blogs and opinion

Global: LatAm eco-traffickers thrive off high profits and low risk
InSight Crime

Kenya: Is Kenya serious about tackling corruption?
BBC



News from Transparency International

On the web: Become an anti-corruption young leader this summer
Press release: Separate powers of Attorney General and Public Prosecutor to restore trust in Malaysian judiciary





Country / Territory - South Africa   
Region - Sub-Saharan Africa   
Topic - Accountability   |   Governance   |   Law enforcement   |   Politics and government   
Tags - African National Congress   |   President Jacob Zuma   |   Gupta family   

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