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  • 'No job security for graft whistle-blowers'

    'No job security for graft whistle-blowers'

    Employees are reluctant to report corruption due to fear of being fired, a study has shown.

    August 25, 2015
  • Committee to probe independence 50 expenses

    Committee to probe independence 50 expenses

    An opposition MP has asked the Parliamentary committee to probe the state funds used by the government for the celebration to mark the fiftieth anniversary of independence.

    August 24, 2015
  • Nepal's 'ghost schools' hide corruption

    Nepal's 'ghost schools' hide corruption

    KATHMANDU, Aug 16, 2015 (AFP) - They started appearing across Nepal's poorest districts several years ago -- partially built schools meant for local children and funded with public money.

    August 16, 2015
  • Police arrest Lula aide in Petrobras scandal

    Police arrest Lula aide in Petrobras scandal

    BRASÍLIA, Aug 3, 2015 (AFP) - Brazilian police on Monday arrested a top aide of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the widening corruption probe into state oil company Petrobras that has engulfed the political and business establishment.

    August 06, 2015
  • Independence 50 offers little to celebrate

    Independence 50 offers little to celebrate

    Government sponsored parades, plays, music festivals, firework shows and other extravagant festivities were witnessed last week as Maldives commemorated the Golden Jubilee of its independence from the British. But the fiftieth anniversary of independence offers little to celebrate for most locals.

    August 05, 2015
  • State banquet under corruption probe

    State banquet under corruption probe

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) are probing the awarding of the catering contract of the State banquet hosted by President Abdulla Yameen to mark the fiftieth anniversary of independence, Haveeru has found.

    August 04, 2015
  • Blatter meets FIFA deputies to discuss vote

    Blatter meets FIFA deputies to discuss vote

    ZURICH, July 19, 2015 (AFP) - FIFA leader Sepp Blatter held talks with his vice presidents late Sunday ahead of a meeting to set a date for an election of a new supremo of the scandal tainted world football body.

    July 20, 2015
  • FIFA ex-vice president pleads not guilty

    FIFA ex-vice president pleads not guilty

    NEW YORK, July 18, 2015 (AFP) - Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb pleaded not guilty in US court Saturday in connection with a massive international corruption scandal, with his release set at a $10 million bond.

    July 19, 2015
  • Investigative journalist who hunted down FIFA

    Investigative journalist who hunted down FIFA

    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2015 (AFP) - He says that he is the only reporter to ever be barred by FIFA president Sepp Blatter -- and veteran investigative journalist Andrew Jennings wears it as a badge of honor.

    July 16, 2015
  • Chuck Blazer was US informant since 2011

    Chuck Blazer was US informant since 2011

    NEW YORK, June 16, 2015 (AFP) - Chuck Blazer, the American who blew the whistle on FIFA's giant corruption scandal, worked secretly for US prosecutors from 2011 while still on FIFA's executive committee, court documents show.

    June 17, 2015
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