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NGO acted in the crosshairs of the governor of

In Niger, the governor of Diffa is asking NGO Acted to cease operations in this region in the south-east of the country. who acted categorically denies. The governor's letter had been circulating for two days on social networks. Reached by RFI, Acted confirmed receiving it on Wednesday.Issa Lemine accuses NGOs of maintaining…

EXCLUSIVE: Somali Prime Minister’s mini-transformation linked to corruption

MOGADISHU, Somalia - In one of the unprecedented moves, Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on Sunday swapped his cabinet amid a continuing stalemate that has unleashed uncertainty in Somalia's political landscape in recent months. The Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Duran Farah, swapped positions with the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Mohamed Salat, but strangely enough, no reason has been given for the changes of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's outgoing government. But sources have told…

controversy surrounding the president’s statements

In Burundi, President Evariste Ndayishimiye, head of the Burundian state since June 20, 2020, has made the fight against corruption one of his priorities in a country ranked among the ten most corrupt in the world, according to Amnesty International. Nine months later, people were still waiting for signals that were hitherto considered contradictory. This weekend, the general was a guest on a famous private radio show, Isanganiro. He finally clarified his policy regarding the fight against this scourge, enough to arouse…

Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 response countered by crime,

Zimbabwe's anti-product police unit, set up in 2018, has recovered about 40 boxes of thousands of dollars worth of COVID-19 test packages stolen from a hospital in the country's second largest city, Bulawayo. The test, a donation from UNICEF, had been stored in a building opposite the central bank in the capital Harare, intended for the black market. It was one of the latest cases of pandemic-related transplantation that took place a year after the corona virus appeared in the country. Zimbabwe…

6 other people in custody

In Madagascar, acts of embezzlement and favoritism within the Ministry of National Education have been revealed. Nearly one billion 280 million ariary or about 283,000 euros were embezzled during the year 2018. The independent anti-corruption office was contacted to conduct the investigation. On Wednesday, 22 people were referred to the judges of the anti-corruption pole.…

Access Bank accuses the agency of corruption of dubious practices

Turn in the alleged money laundering case of Access Bank. This subsidiary of a Nigerian bank is under investigation, suspected of allowing businessman Saleh Assi, as well as other personalities under US sanctions for terrorist financing, to open accounts for fictitious companies. An RFI survey had shown that millions of dollars had actually been paid in cash to at least one suspect account and withdrawn…

The South African company Eskom succeeds in recovering stolen money

The national electricity company Eskom continues to collect funds from companies suspected of corruption and irregular payments. Latest profit: EUR 85 million will be paid by the Zurich engineering group ABB. Eskom has become one of the symbols of corruption during the Jacob Zuma presidency, and hijackings in connection with the Gupta family have brought the company to its knees. Now the South African…

ABB will return EUR 85 million of embezzled funds to Eskom

In South Africa, the national electricity company Eskom continues to collect money from companies suspected of corruption and irregular payments. Latest profit: EUR 85 million will be paid by Zurich's engineering group ABB Eskom has become one of the symbols of corruption during the presidency Jacob Zuma and embezzlement in connection with the Gupta family has brought the company to its knees, and the…

Burkina Faso’s mining trade was singled out for corruption

REN-LAC, the nationwide anti-corruption community, is holding its fifteenth anti-corruption day this week. This yr, this Burkinabè civil society group has chosen to debate corruption within the mining sector. From mining concessions to customs controls, corruption is alleged to be in any respect ranges within the sector, in…

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