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Egypt’s wheat corruption scandal: timeline of a crisis
Business

Egypt’s wheat corruption scandal: timeline of a crisis

The minister responsible for food subsidies in Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, resigned on Thursday amid a high profile…
After months of silence, former auditor Geneina speaks out
Egypt

After months of silence, former auditor Geneina speaks out

Hisham Geneina’s removal by presidential decree from his position as president of the ┘ÉCentral Auditing Organization (CAO) in March brought…
After anti-corruption strategy, Egypt rises 29 places in transparency rankings
Egypt

After anti-corruption strategy, Egypt rises 29 places in transparency rankings

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said on Sunday that the implementation of a National Anti-Corruption Strategy, launched in December 2014, has…
Egypt’s former top auditor receives one-year prison sentence
Egypt

Egypt’s former top auditor receives one-year prison sentence

The New Cairo Appeals Court sentenced Egypt's former top auditor Hisham Geneina to a suspended one-year prison sentence and a…
Former chief auditor Geneina’s daughter sacked from government job
Egypt

Former chief auditor Geneina’s daughter sacked from government job

Egypt's Administrative Prosecution Authority (APA) has sacked Shorouk Geneina, the daughter of former Central Auditing Organization (CAO) Chairman Hisham Geneina.No…
Leaders of ‘fantastically corrupt’ countries to attend UK anti-graft summit: Cameron
World

Leaders of ‘fantastically corrupt’ countries to attend UK anti-graft summit: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera telling Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday that leaders of some "fantastically corrupt"…
Brazil’s Rousseff says ‘will never resign’ in deepening crisis
World

Brazil’s Rousseff says ‘will never resign’ in deepening crisis

President Dilma Rousseff said on Tuesday she will not resign in Brazil's worst political crisis in two decades, calling an…
Iraq’s al-Sadr supporters back PM’s move for non-partisan cabinet to fight graft
Middle East

Iraq’s al-Sadr supporters back PM’s move for non-partisan cabinet to fight graft

Iraq's powerful Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wants Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to stay in power but replace his cabinet with…
Report: 71 corruption cases in July
Egypt

Report: 71 corruption cases in July

The Partners for Transparency (PFT) foundation has issued a monthly report on corruption in state institutions and, for the month…
Foreign Affairs: Sisi using supposed fight against corruption as cover for it
Egypt

Foreign Affairs: Sisi using supposed fight against corruption as cover for it

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is using a supposed fight against corruption as a cover for it and many of Egypt’s…
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