Killing of 2 Zimbabweans by Chinese man over pay rehashes concerns of Chinese racial prejudice and impunity in Africa enabled by corrupt African regimes.
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.
Former President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, has been convicted on corruption charges. He was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison.
Authoritarians have instead taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to pursuing the suppression of freedoms outside the scope of public health.
Greta Thunberg has been recognized as a great inspiration by almost all political camps in the West. However, her opinions have been met with total silence.
Capitalism, Materialism, and Imperialism are 3 of 9 social sins that prevent world peace and happiness. The world needs voluntary simplicity now.
Mexican journalist Sergio Aguayo Quezada exposed corruption in Coahuila State and instead got a conviction, a dangerous precedent for freedom of expression.
Sudan’s deep state still poses a threat to the democratic process and fixing the security question remains a priority for the transition to work, observers.
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?)
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.