Lots of confused references to South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation process in the US lately. The arrest and prosecution of corrupt officials from the top ranks of the governing party offers a more relevant set of lessons. Today, a kingpin.
Nigerians have been demonstrating for weeks against a notoriously brutal and corrupt police agency, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Here’s what’s behind the protests and what they could mean for Africa’s most populous country:
South Africa’s Deputy President David Mabuza says the ruling party must rid itself of corrupt members, throwing his weight behind an anti-graft drive
NEW: Alan Dershowitz and ex-FBI Director Louis Freeh have registered to lobby the U.S. government on behalf of Dan Gertler, an Israeli businessman who has been accused of getting rich from corrupt mining deals in Africa, CNBC reports
Can you believe that the corrupt and pathetic South Africa police force has yet to arrest the sign language guy. Such danger-give 10 years!
Perceived as least corrupt (rank) 1 New Zealand 2 Denmark 3 Finland 8 Canada 12 Germany 13 Australia 16 US 20 Japan 21 UAE 23 France 32 Israel 42 Spain 54 Italy 59 Greece 71 S Africa 77 China 81 India 81 Turkey 117 Egypt 130 Iran 135 Russia 171 N Korea