His claim is that he’s not fleeing justice as a fugitive but rather escaping a racist and rigged system. It’s hard to know which of those narratives is true. James Bond (or James Bond villain?)
Worldwide Corruption articles on Democracy Chronicles
Worldwide corruption is a major obstacle to democracy and the rule of law. In a democratic system, offices and institutions lose their legitimacy when they’re misused for private advantage. This is harmful in established democracies, but even more so in newly emerging ones. It is extremely challenging to develop accountable political leadership in a corrupt climate. Also see our section on World Democracy and our articles on Corruption in America.
For a poor and conflict-ridden State, $2.56million for end of year State parties in Cameroon is a show of irresponsibility and lack of accountability.
An arrest warrant has been issued for former leader rebel and one-time ADO ally Guillaume Soro who is also a candidate in next year’s presidential election.
Burundi’s capital is being moved for the good of the people! Actually no: the dictatorship is moving and building a new administrative city as a mega-theft.
Marry Chiwenga, wife to Constantino Chiwenga, Zimbabwe’s Vice President, remanded in custody on charges that she attempted to kill her husband.
Omar Bongo died in power in 2009 after 42 years of corrupt rule. His son, Ali, took over. Now impaired, Ali has appointed his son to rule Gabon de facto.
A lead investigator in Botswana has accused former President Ian Khama of corruption and embezzlement. Khama responded saying he will sue for defamation
NBA is under no obligation to apologize to the China for supporting freedom in Hong Kong. But it did just that, crouching down to Chinese tyranny.
Tunisia is the only Arab Spring country to enjoy democracy. However, it faces threats from political Islam fielded by regional neighbors like Saudi Arabia, UAE.
A whistleblower complaint released by the House Intelligence Committee alleges that President Trump sought to enlist Ukraine’s help in the 2020 election.