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27 Jul 2022 (VOA News) Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera launched a nationwide anti-corruption campaign Tuesday at the end of a two-day conference on graft. While many Malawians have welcomed the campaign as a step forward, others are skeptical and note that similar efforts in the past have...

28 Jul 2022 (Radia Free Europe) Ukraine has named a new specialized anti-corruption prosecutor after an almost two-year hiatus, a move Western countries have been pressuring it to make to stem graft many see as endemic to the country. Andriy Yermak, head of the presidential office, said in...

28 Jul 2022 (IndependentAustralia) the global pandemic has proven to be a breeding ground for corruption, with "urgency of response" offering a cover for corrupt decision-making made worse by a scarcity of information, writes Bella Farrelly. AS FAR AS rich, highly vaccinated countries are concerned, Omicron is a relic of yesteryear. With...

25 Jul 2022 (Reuters) South Africa has formally asked the United Arab Emirates to extradite Rajesh and Atul Gupta, brothers who face corruption charges relating to former president Jacob Zuma's time in power, the justice minister said on Monday. "We can confirm that the extradition request has been...

21 Jul 2022 (The Guardian) Britain’s most senior anti-bribery prosecutor has been personally criticised in an independent review that examined flaws in a major corruption trial. Lisa Osofsky, the director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), was judged to have made a “number of mistakes and misjudgments” in her handling...

21 Jul 2022 (eurasianet) Bribery is a booming business in Kazakhstan. That, at least, appears to be the case judging from official data revealing that the number of recorded bribe-taking cases has jumped a third this year. Law-enforcement agencies registered 374 cases of bribe-taking in the first half of...

20 Jul 2022 (GREEK REPORTER) A staggering 98 percent of Greek citizens think corruption is “widespread” in their country, according to the latest European Union survey on the subject. That percentage among Greeks is far higher than the 68 percent of respondents among all EU member states who...

20 Jul 2022 (Military.com) Harris Jewelry, a New York-based national jewelry outlet that catered to military bases across the country, agreed on Wednesday to pay $34.2 million to settle claims that the firm targeted service members using shady credit transactions and "misleading" sales tactics, according to court...