News headlines for “Corruption”, page 5

  1. ELECTIONS-DR CONGO: Will the Candidates Accept the Results?

    Friday, December 02, 2011

    While the Congolese are awaiting the official results of the late November presidential elections, three of the eleven candidates have already called for them to be annulled.

  2. Aid Not Enough to Fight AIDS

    Thursday, December 01, 2011

    Billions of people are marking yet another World AIDS Day - this one themed 'Getting to Zero', for zero AIDS-related deaths, zero new infections, and zero stigma and discrimination.

  3. TAJIKISTAN: President Taking a Press Beating in Dushanbe

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011

    Following a diplomatic faux pas that enraged Russia, the knives seem to be out for Tajikistan's long-time president, Imomali Rahmon.

  4. Lessons for Africa at Busan Aid Forum

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011

    There are many inspiring stories that delegates from Africa attending the ongoing Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness can take home to provide insights to their respective countries on making the transformation to middle-income economies.

  5. EUROPE: Developing Nations Lose Billions to Multinational Tax Dodging

    Monday, November 28, 2011

    Not corruption but multinational tax dodging is the main reason why developing nations stay aid-dependent, says a new report. And while new proposals by the European Commission try to tackle the problem, they turn a blind eye towards tax havens.

  6. NIGERIA: A Deadly Case of Mistaken Identity

    Monday, November 21, 2011

    The worst day of Olaniyi Emiola’s life was Mar. 17, 1998. At least it was for Olaniyi Emiola, 22, the spare motor parts trader. For Olaniyi Emiola, the armed robber, it was a lucky escape as another man with the same name had been wrongly sentenced to death for a crime he committed.

  7. KYRGYZSTAN: Bishkek Struggling to Find Right Economic Path

    Saturday, November 19, 2011

    In a small office on the second floor of the Kyrgyzstan Stock Exchange, a lone administrator checked the time and looked up from the computer: 'Two o'clock. No applications received. Auction for sale of Zalkar Bank is declared invalid.'

  8. CUBA: Strategic Battle against Corruption

    Wednesday, November 16, 2011

    The battle against corruption is one of the greatest challenges faced by Cuban President Raúl Castro, who began designing his strategy for preventing and combating the problem when he temporarily took office after his brother Fidel fell ill in July 2006.

  9. Angolan Spring - Protests Shaking Up Authorities

    Tuesday, November 15, 2011

    Adolfo Andre knows what he wants for his country and says he will fight on until he gets it.

  10. Kenya's Two Female Supreme Court Justices Set to Work

    Thursday, November 10, 2011

    Deputy Chief Justice of Kenya’s Supreme Court Nancy Baraza, who made history as the first woman appointed to the post, has begun overhauling the country’s judiciary.

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