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The argument for an international anti-corruption court
An international anti-corruption court would provide the essential forum for prosecuting corrupt leaders of countries that are unwilling or unable to discharge this duty themselves, write former Constitutional Court justice Richard Goldstone and Robert Rotberg, former Harvard professor. The two are not alone in believing that cases of grand corruption fall outside the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.
An international anti-corruption court would provide the essential forum for prosecuting corrupt leaders of countries that are unwilling or unable to discharge this duty themselves, write former Constitutional Court justice Richard Goldstone and Robert Rotberg, former Harvard professor. The two are not alone in believing that cases of grand corruption fall outside the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.
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Calling young activists against land corruption in Africa!
Transparency International has launched a competition to bring more young people into its programme on land and corruption in Africa. The organisation is targeting youth with an instinct for innovation and the drive to tackle corruption in the land sector, and invites anyone with a good idea to apply - the only criteria for eligibility are age (between 18 and 35) and country of residence (anywhere in sub-Saharan Africa). The deadline is 31 October.
Transparency International has launched a competition to bring more young people into its programme on land and corruption in Africa. The organisation is targeting youth with an instinct for innovation and the drive to tackle corruption in the land sector, and invites anyone with a good idea to apply - the only criteria for eligibility are age (between 18 and 35) and country of residence (anywhere in sub-Saharan Africa). The deadline is 31 October.
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Social media shines a light on corruption in Africa
A new generation of leaders are putting more energy into reducing graft, writes Gavin du Venage for The National. Young African activists are using their online connections - even across borders - to share and highlight corruption, and to put pressure on those in authority to take action.

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The argument for an international anti-corruption court

By Richard Goldstone and Robert Rotberg First published on the Global Anticorruption Blog In a 2018 Daedalus article, senior US district judge Mark L. Wolf explained that The World Needs an International Anticorruption Court (IACC) and charted a course for its creation. In a recent post on this blog, Professor Alex Whiting characterised the IACC Read more >

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Gordhan shows way forward for cleaner public corporations

By David Lewis First published in Business Day Pravin Gordhan’s recent presentation to the parliamentary portfolio committee on public enterprises does indeed portend a “new dawn” for state-owned enterprises (SOEs). These massive corporations, many of which are producing critical basic goods for the country’s public and industry, have been front and centre of the plunder Read more >

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