Top Gov’t official Collapses at Corruption hearing (Video)

A Nigerian government official, while answering questions on mismanagement of funds, collapsed on live TV right in front of lawmakers. Daniel Pondei, who is the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), was being questioned by a committee in the House of Representatives when he slumped forward in his chair. There was […]

Corruption Perception Index: Ghana ranked 80 out of 180 countries

Ghana scored 41 out of a possible clean score of 100 in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2019 and ranked 80 out of 180 countries/territories included in this year’s index put together by the Ghana Integrity Initiative – the local chapter of Transparency International. This year’s score of 41 shows that Ghana’s score remained the […]

Bank of Ghana Dismisses Official for Corruption

Gilbert Addy, a worker at the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has been dismissed after investigations revealed that he had accepted a bribe of GH¢ 410,000.00 in the award of a contract to Sibton Switch Systems Limited in 2016. The amount is said to be over 14 times his annual salary.Mr Addy, who was project manager […]

Kenya finance minister to be charged with corruption

Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of corruption related to the construction of two dams. Despite Kenya’s notorious graft, it is unprecedented for a sitting minister to be arrested for corruption. Charges against Rotich, announced on Monday, stem from a police investigation into the misuse of funds in a dam project overseen […]