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Journalist who exposed soccer corruption in Africa killed


A journalist who worked on an investigative team that exposed corruption in African football was shot dead in the capital city of Ghana, per a report by The Guardian.

Ahmed Hussein-Suale was shot twice in the neck and once in the chest while on his way home Wednesday night, per reports. He is also known as Ahmed Divela. His exposés resulted in the resignation and banning of the head of the Ghana Football Association as well as bans for dozens of referees and officials in the sport in several countries.

Exposé unveils massive corruption in Africa

Hussein-Suale, 34, worked undercover with award-winning journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas for Tiger Eye in Ghana, per the International Press Institute (IPI). The site reports that Tiger Eye is “known for its undercover exposure of corruption and human…

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Journalist who uncovered corruption in African soccer killed by gunmen after politician called for retribution


An investigative journalist whose exposés on the deep-rooted corruption in African soccer led to the downfall of a member of the high-powered FIFA Council was shot dead Wednesday, months after a Ghana politician called for retribution against him.

Local media report that Ahmed Hussein-Saule was shot twice in the chest and once in the neck by the unidentified gunmen in the capital of Accra. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

Anas Aremyaw Anas, a renowned investigative journalist in Ghana who worked closely with Hussein-Saule in their…

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Corruption in South Africa: A Guide to Our Recent Reporting


First they heard about the spies. Then they heard about the secret brothels and the private planes. And the whole time, they were hearing about the assassins.

The details exposed in South Africa’s corruption scandals have upended the country’s perception of the governing party, the African National Congress, threatening its decades-long control of the government.

A generation after the end of apartheid in 1994, black South Africans are still mostly shut out of the country’s economic opportunities, while A.N.C. officials have enriched themselves largely through government contracts.

In recent months, we have published details of the vast corruption in South Africa and the impact on citizens. In the aftermath of our reporting, the president has promised to improve school safety standards and…

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Buhari asks African youths to lead fight against corruption



John Ameh, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday that young people must lead the fight against corruption on the African continent to …
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Is Africa on the narrow road of winning the fight against corruption?



A group of African Heads of State and Governments met some time last year under what is called the “African Union Assembly” and they declared …
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St Kitts-Nevis opposition leader accuses government of corruption, nepotism and cronyism


(Left to right) Dr Denzil Douglas; Neyrs Chiverton, Chairperson of the Committee on Code of Ethical Conduct; St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Chairman, Dr Terrance Drew and Deputy National Political Leader and Member of Parliament for St Christopher 2 (Central Basseterre), Marcella Liburd

BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The levels of corruption, conflicts of interest, victimisation, nepotism and cronyism have become the hallmarks of the near four-year-old Team Unity coalition headed by St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, former prime minister and current leader of the opposition, Dr Denzil Douglas, said on Wednesday.

“The Team Unity coalition ran on a campaign that promised to bring change, but the only change they have really brought is a change for the worse…

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