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Land corruption eroding women’s rights in Ghana

By Nicky Rehbock First published on Corruption Watch Connected In Ghana, land is an indispensable asset. It’s a source of livelihood and social identity, and men and women should have equal opportunities to benefit from it. But when entrenched patriarchy tips the power scales, and corruption reinforces cultural norms, the impact on women can be Read more >

Urban land in Zim: power, politics and corruption

By Mary Jane Ncube, Farai Shone Mutondoro and Manase Chiweshe As political parties gear up for the 2018 national elections in Zimbabwe, urban land appears to be emerging as an important campaigning tool for ruling party Zanu PF. The use of land as a political tool is not new in Zimbabwe – in the early 2000s a controversial Read more >

Young changemakers fight land corruption with tech

By Nicky Rehbock Fifteen bright young minds from Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe came together recently to brainstorm innovative solutions to combat land corruption. The ChangemakerXchange was a joint project between Transparency International (TI) and Ashoka, a global network for social entrepreneurs. The initiative is part of TI’s Land and Corruption in Africa Read more >