Bureaucratic corruption in Africa: The futility of cleanups
Tags: POLITICAL corruption
- Short of a shilling--or a few billion? Njururi, Blamuel // African Business;Oct96, Issue 214, p33
Focuses on scandals and stories of political corruption in Kenya in 1996. Refusal of Kenyan authorities to announce the beneficiaries of a public money released by the Central Bank; Speculations that the money was used to buy favors from Western diplomats; Political crisis caused by the issue.
- On corruption and corrupters. Versi, Anver // African Business;Nov96, Issue 215, p7
Editorial. Discusses the association of corruption with Africa by citing the speech of the Speaker of the South African Parliament at an international business conference. Participation of Western countries in corruption in Africa and other countries; Actions on international bribery by...
- Corruption surges. Balch, Roger // Asian Business Review;May95, p8
Reports on the rise in the number of cases of proven graft in China in 1994.
- Silver Shovel corruption: A historical perspective. Green, Paul M. // Crain's Chicago Business;4/29/96, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p13
Opinion. Discusses Operation Silver Shovel, which exposes governmental corrupt practices and allows the opportunity to various groups to voice their opinion on the style of corruption. Background information on Chicago; Reason for economic adjustments and political payoffs; Listing of two...
- KEITH CRAIN: Don't expect return to normal in Detroit. // Crain's Detroit Business;5/31/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p8
The article presents author's views on several corrupt practices by politicians in Detroit, Michigan.
- Courts may alter India politics as they push probes of... Zubrzycki, John // Christian Science Monitor;11/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 245, p1
Presents information on political corruption in India. Congress Party president Sitaram Kesri's efforts to pressure the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate corruption; Voluntary disclosure of Kesri's personal assets; Comments from Vishv Gupta, a social activist in India;...
- Car-crash scandal's tracks point toward Turk leaders. Swanson, David // Christian Science Monitor;1/3/97, Vol. 89 Issue 27, p6
Reports that a scandal in Turkey involving the government and its alleged ties to the Mafia, is brewing. Discussion on the circumstances surrounding the scandal; Implications for the government, the United States and Western allies; Listing of those suspected of involvement.
- Thatcherism revised. // Christian Science Monitor;4/23/97, Vol. 89 Issue 103, p20
Editorial. Examines corrupt practices in politics worldwide. Reference to past leaders of Britain and the United States, Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan; Listing of countries faced with illegal political activities.
- Causes of political corruption. Dhakan, Ali Akbar M. // Economic Review (05318955);Feb97, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on political corruption in Pakistan. Concerns about uncertain conditions and fragility of the government; Lack of national cohesion; Proposals for solutions.