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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.
Cameroon is set to host AFCON 2022. The Confederation of African Football seems to have ignored the separatist conflict in the country.
Suspects in the murder of renowned journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, are free and living in luxury accommodation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
There’s no shortage of articles about how democracy is doomed. Michael, Chris, and Candis discuss them this week how much weight to give the doomsayers.
South Africa’s High Court has ordered former President Jacob Zuma back to jail calling the decision to grant him medical parole irrational.
According to DW’s Philipp Lichterbeck, a president who threatens to organize a military coup should face impeachment proceedings.
Just 60 days into his 15-month jail term for contempt of court former South African President, Jacob Zuma, is out on medical parole.
South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, VP under Zuma, appeared before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture Wednesday.
After claiming Brazil’s electronic voting system is vulnerable to fraud President, Jair Bolsonaro, hit out a judicial probe into his claims.
Kais Saied has been sacked by Tunisia’s troubled politicians as an experienced outsider despite a landslide in the 2019 presidential.