Slovaks elected an anti-corruption party on Saturday following a two-years-long political turmoil that erupted after the murder of investigative journalistJán Kuciak which exposed the connections between the ruling Smer party andbusinessmen involved in fraud and tax evasion.
A murdered Malaysian prosecutor and an Indonesian anti-graft investigator who survived an acid attack became on Tuesday the first two winners of a new prize Malaysia established to honor anti-corruption fighters who had been killed or persecuted.
Kenyan Catholic bishops are seeking divine intervention in the battle against corruption, urging citizens to turn to God with a specially crafted anti-graft prayer.
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Tuesday, “in response to demands” made by anti-corruption protesters, saying he had “reached a dead end,”Euronews reported.
The two-month-old Greek government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed on Wednesday Angelos Binis - a man with no political background - as the head of the newly created anti-graft body, theGreek City Times reported.
A Chinese Communist Party inspection launched an investigation against the former chairman of China Development Bank (CDB), who is suspected of “serious violations of discipline and law,”Xinhua reported Wednesday.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired the entire Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) last Thursday, citing its ineffectiveness in tackling graft, NewZimbabwe.com, a leading online newspaper in the country, reported.
The former driver of a local government official who is suspected of corruption died while being interrogated by the Chinese anti-graft agency, the South China Morning Post reported on Thursday.
Afghanistan’s government said it has investigated 2,800 corruption cases since the country adopted its anti-graft strategy a year ago but non-governmental organizations claim this is not nearly enough in a country where corruption should be considered a threat to national security.
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