Tagged in: Corruption


Lifting the lid on shell companies

African countries lose more than $50bn per year in illicit financial outflows, according to a report released in February 2015 by an African Union taskforce headed by former South African President Thabo Mbeki.…

Buhari replaces NNPC head after report into missing billions

President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced the head of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on the day an NGO released a detailed investigation into poor management, inefficiency and corruption at the state oil company.…

Navigating corruption in Africa’s power sector

While anti-corruption due diligence is sometimes seen as purely a cost burden and a regulatory box to be ticked, it is becoming increasingly important for energy investments in Africa.

Malawi: ‘Cashgate’ scandal ripples widen

Malawi: ‘Cashgate’ scandal ripples widen, involving millions of dollars and in which civil servants and government ministers are allegedly involved, has infuriated international donors, who have withheld desperately needed support.