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2 Jul 2022 (ALJAZEERA) On June 21, Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera fired the country’s chief of police, suspended several senior government officials and also took the extraordinary step of stripping his deputy, Saulos Chilima, of all powers after they were accused of receiving kickbacks from UK-based businessman...

6 Jul 2022 (VOA) The Taliban say they will not hold former Afghan officials accountable for the massive corruption that derailed donor-funded development projects and contributed to the collapse of the former Afghan Republic. "Those who nurtured and enriched themselves during the previous invasion and from the U.S.'s...

8 Jul 2022 (POLITICO) A Swiss criminal court ruled a delayed payment from FIFA to Platini was not illegal. Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA president Michel Platini have been cleared of corruption charges, Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court ruled on Friday. Prosecutors had accused Blatter and Platini of...

6 Jul 2022 (AP News) HONOLULU (AP) — A former Hawaii state senator was sentenced to 40 months in prison Tuesday for taking bribes in exchange for shaping legislation while in office. Former Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English, 55, pleaded guilty to honest services wire fraud in...

29 Jun 2022 (OCCRP) Iraqi tycoon Nizar Hanna Nasri sits atop an empire spanning pharmaceuticals, liquor imports, and some of Erbil’s most spectacular real estate developments. But his success was built on a far less visible foundation: A globe-spanning trade in black-market cigarettes. Key Findings: Nizar Hanna Nasri’s facilities...

11 Jun 2022 (ALARABIA NEWS) Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday called on judicial authorities to fight corruption in the country, a statement on his website said. “The issue of fighting corruption should be taken seriously; there is corruption,” Ali Khamenei, who has the final say in major state...

27 Jun 2022 (WCIA) ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s highest judicial officer has resigned, an aide said Monday, a week after the country’s Supreme Court justices accused the top-ranking judge of corruption. Justice Tanko Muhammad denies the allegations. Justice Muhammad resigned as the Chief Justice of Nigeria on...

28 Jun 2022 (MIDDLE EAST EYE) Leaked documents reveal that one of Egypt's most prominent senior judges has been charged with corruption and other crimes, and he is currently on trial, according to Arabi 21. Exclusive documents published on its website revealed details of the official investigation by the Supreme...