Zimbabwean police detained environment and tourism minister, Prisca Mupfumira, late Thursday after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) accused her of graft involving the disappearance of US$95 million from the country’s pension fund.
Critics say Australia’s proposed new public corruption-fighting agency is too weak to get the job done, and would actually “shield parliamentarians and public servants” from scrutiny.
Anew anti-corruption law in Thailand extends the death penalty for corruption offences in public office to officials from foreign countries. The law also increases jail sentences and fines for corrupt officials convicted in less severe cases.
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