UK: Another Unaoil’s Ex-Official Sent to Jail

A London court sentenced the former partner of the Monaco-based oil and gas consultancy Unaoil to three years and four months in jail for bribing Iraqi officials to secure contracts worth some US$1.7 billion in post-occupation Iraq.

Cyprus to Revoke Seven Golden Passports

Cyprus will begin the process of revoking passports belonging to seven individuals who obtained them by submitting false information on their applications for the country’s Citizenship by Investment Program, according to a Wednesday government press release

South Africa’s Workers Protest Against Corruption

Thousands South African workers and representatives of unions staged a countrywide general strike and hit the streets on Wednesday, demanding a stronger fight against rampant corruption which they say causes “more job losses, more poverty and more unemployment.”