Tag: bribery

Business schools have a role to play in fighting corruption in Africa

Tahiru Azaaviele Liedong, University of Bath In 2002, the African Union reported that Africa lost about USD$148 billion through corruption every year. This represented 25% of the continent’s combined GDP at the time....

Turkey’s Turkcell says $4.2 billion suit against South Africa’s MTN to go to trial

Turkish mobile operator Turkcell (TCELL.IS) said on Thursday a $4.2 billion lawsuit against South Africa's MTN (MTNJ.J) over a disputed Iran license would be heard in a South African court after years of delays.

South African police minister pulls up driver online

A South African woman seeking advice on Twitter about buying a driver's licence got more than she bargained for on Wednesday when her inquiry caught the eye of police minister and prolific tweeter Fikile Mbalula.

Angolan VP charged with corruption in Portugal

A former prosecutor, Orlando Figueira, who was arrested a year ago, has been charged with receiving a bribe of 760,000 euros.

General Cable to pay $20 mn to settle bribery charges

The company admitted its executives knew outside agents bribed officials in order to win business.

Ex-Congolese VP convicted of witness tampering

The court said 14 key witnesses had been coached about what to say.

Brazil court to try Lula on Angola corruption charges

Former BrazilianPresident Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial for an alleged bribery scheme in Angola.

UK says Nigerian's conviction stands despite bribery evidence

Ibori, who as governor of oil-producing Delta State from 1999 to 2007 was one of Nigeria's most powerful men, is serving a 13-year sentence.