Three-time Italian premier, Berlusconi popular for rebounding from legal woes, personal scandal, heart trouble & political setbacks, runs for parliament.
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.
Indonesian Presidential candidates spar over corruption in debate focused on terrorism, human rights, corruption, and law and order.
An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike.
Angolan President Joao Lourenco makes headline-grabbing changes in nation’s vital oil sector since taking power in 2017 while skeptics see move as cosmetic.
The Kenyan government is struggling to respond to revelations that a multi-billion dollar contract with China may imperil its sovereignty.
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is a vital pillar of rule of law and anti-corruption in Indonesia, Transparency International affirmed.
As violent anti-government protests enter their fourth week, Sudan appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn-out unrest across the country.
Thousands turned out on Saturday in Belgrade for the sixth week of street protests against populist Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and his government.
Three people have appeared in court facing charges of stealing $150,000 from former president Mugabe’s homestead in Zvimba communal lands, Mashonaland West.
Coke funded group undermined China’s efforts to keep obesity rates in check by overemphasizing importance of physical activity rather than dietary habits.