Fifa corruption scandal: What happens next?

The unprecedented twin investigations into FIFA have demonstrated that the opaque organization is subject to the law, not above it. – CNN

Renowned Angolan journalist sentenced on libel charge

The internationally renowned Angolan investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais has been given a six-month suspended sentence after the Luanda provincial court found him guilty of criminal libel against generals of the Angolan military. – Mail & Guardian

 Why Africa needs to find new ways to fight corruption

There is no doubt that corruption remains one of the most significant challenges to good governance, sustainable economic growth, peace, stability and development in Africa. Addressing corruption in a strategic and comprehensive way is of paramount importance and an urgent priority for the continent’s development. According to Transparency International’s corruption perceptions index of 2014, some five out of the world’s 10 most corrupt countries are in Africa. – WEF Agenda

Mexico's reforms tackle corruption but leave presidential immunity intact

Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto enacted long-discussed constitutional reforms this week, instituting a new anti-corruption regime and heralding it as a “genuine paradigm shift.” Corruption remains one of Mexico’s biggest challenges along with its long-standing security problem, and the reforms aim to boost accountability for both public officials and private entities. – International Business Times

Nigeria: stand firm against corruption, Ahmadiyya urges Buhari

The leadership of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Nigeria has urged the President – elect, General Muhammadu Buhari to stand firm against corruption and other vices plaguing the country, as he hit the ground running for positive change towards socio-political and economic emancipation of Nigeria as from May 29th. –

Russian space industry 'collapsing' following $1.8bn corruption scandal

Russia's federal space industry has been beset by corruption, "moral decay" and billions of dollars worth of financial violations, according to government officials. An investigation by Russia's public spending watchdog agency revealed that in 2014 alone 92 billion rubles ($1.8bn, £1.2bn) was misused by the Roscosmos space agency. – International Business Times



As the world continues to process the shocking news of massive corruption within the largest global sporting body Fifa, the federation’s officials sit for its 65th congress, where president Sepp Blatter hopes to be re-elected for a fifth term.