Tag: corruption

Reporting on corruption in Sudan was life-threatening work during the dictatorship of Omar Al-Bashir. At a recent gathering of local investigative journalists organized by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the Al-Khatim Adlan Center for Enlightenment (KACE), one reporter described how her car was followed and then rammed by another vehicle while she… Read More

Sudan’s pro-democratic revolution ended a long-standing autocracy, but there remains a long path ahead for improving the country’s governance. Public sector corruption threatens the emerging democracy as unscrupulous practices continue to dominate the political arena.  One part of the puzzle for dealing with public corruption is a robust system for declaring the assets of government… Read More

“If the soul is left in darkness, sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.”  Victor Hugo Run a simple Google search with the keywords “customs” and “corruption,” and you will get approximately 34 million results. There is a good reason for that…. Read More

In early summer 2020, CIPE’s ACGC team conducted a survey of CIPE partners in emerging economies to learn how they perceived the COVID-19 pandemic was impacting public corruption. With lockdowns in place and CIPE’s international travel on indefinite hold, this survey provided ACGC an important view of circumstances on the ground during the early months… Read More

This blog was initially published in an abridged format in the Global Anticorruption Blog. The Global Anticorruption Blog is both required reading for anyone interested in current anticorruption issues and co-host of KickBack, our favorite anticorruption podcast.  COVID-19 as a Critical Juncture The immediate consequences of COVID-19 are visible and visceral for everybody, even as… Read More

  I’ve been playing board games since I learned to play chess at six. Over the past five years, board games have become a booming niche industry. The most popular games—like the Settlers of Catan—sell millions upon millions of copies, while the most venerated games—like Gloomhaven—have large online forums devoted to custom player-created content, tips… Read More

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