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Corruption in Africa (Part 2)

It's the third and final instalment in our series on corruption around the world. Having looked at the Middle East and Europe, we turn our attention to Africa, which has been in the spotlight at a World Bank meeting of corruption-busters.

 

  • George KAZOLIAS, Journalist, AITV-RFO
  • Catherine PIERCE, Board member, Transparence International France (By phone from Paris)
  • Stephen W. SMITH, Visiting Professor of African & African American Studies, Duke University, Author of Voyage en Postcolonie, le nouveau monde franco-africain (By satellite from Durham, NC)
  • John Mukum MBAKU, Professor of economics, Weber State University, Author of Corruption in Africa: Causes, Consequences, and Cleanups (By Skype from Ogden, Utah)

Programme produced by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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2014-12-23 Catholic Church

Pope's Scathing Tidings: Pontiff Blasts 'Illnesses' at Vatican's Heart (part 2)

The Pope has taken on the cardinals. In his annual Christmas address, Pope Francis took high-ranking clergy to task, telling them, in essence, that they weren't spiritual enough....

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2014-12-23 Pope

Pope's Scathing Tidings: Pontiff Blasts 'Illnesses' at Vatican's Heart

The Pope has taken on the cardinals. In his annual Christmas address, Pope Francis took high-ranking clergy to task, telling them, in essence, that they weren't spiritual enough....

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2014-12-22 Sony

Hollywood Hacked: What are the Consequences of the Sonyleak?

What started as leaked celebrity gossip has now turned into a major global security issue. South Korea's nuclear power plant operator has been conducting cyberattack drills after...

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2014-12-22 Tunisia

Tunisian Elections: Has the Revolution Fulfilled its Promise?

It's the grand finale of Tunisia's revolution. After the overthrow of the longtime strongman in the nation that sparked the Arab Spring, and after the arduous process of drafting...

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2014-12-18 Russia

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 2)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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