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

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

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

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?

Blogs and opinion

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

Kenya: Is Kenya serious about tackling corruption?

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   

Stay informed

Related news


Panama must set date for public release of official Panama Papers report

Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, calls on the government of Panama to set a date for the release of its official ...

British Virgin Islands: have they cleaned up since the Panama Papers?

Six months after the Panama Papers, how has the territory behind 50 per cent of the scandal’s shell companies reacted?


Investigate more high profile corrupt politicians in Malaysia

Transparency International's chapter in Malaysia is calling for the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commissions crackdown on graft in the public sector to ...