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Entries in Kenya (48)

Wednesday
Mar152017

Do e-government and digital technologies really help to prevent corruption?

E-government to business (G2B) such as e-procurement, e-tax filing and e-sourcing are often cited as being useful to reduce interface between companies and government officials and thus the scope for discretionary decisions, thereby diminishing the opportunities for bribery.

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Tuesday
Aug162016

Andy Spalding: Why doping scandals are good for the Olympics

Track and field was once the pre-eminent Summer Olympics event. I suspect most readers can name many more track and field stars from history -- Jim Thorpe, Eric Liddell, Jesse Owens, Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner, Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Florence Griffith-Joyner, and so on -- than they could from any other event.

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Monday
Jan112016

UK printer fined £2.2 million for Africa bribes

UK printing company Smith and Ouzman Ltd was ordered to pay a total of £2.2 million ($3.2 million) Friday by the Southwark Crown Court in London.

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Monday
Sep282015

Kenya arrests two Chinese construction company executives for bribery 

Two senior managers of the China Roads and Bridge Construction Company were arrested in Kenya for allegedly giving bribes to highway authority officials to cover up the use of overloaded trucks.

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Tuesday
Feb242015

SEC: Goodyear pays $16 million to settle Africa bribe charges

Image courtesy of GoodyearGoodyear Tire & Rubber Co. agreed to pay $16.2 million to settle SEC charges that subsidiaries in Kenya and Angola paid bribes to increase tire sales.

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Friday
Feb132015

UK court sentences father and son from printing company for Africa bribes

The chairman of a UK-based printing company and his son, the sales and marketing director, were sentenced Thursday for bribing public officials to win contracts in Kenya and Mauritania.

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Tuesday
Dec232014

SFO wins convictions of printing company, two execs for Africa bribes

Image courtesy of Smith & OuzmanSmith and Ouzman Ltd and two of its executives were convicted Monday in London's Southwark Crown Court after a Serious Fraud Office prosecution of corrupt payments to win business for the company.

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Wednesday
Dec172014

Shades of Sony: Kenya arrests 77 China nationals after raid on ‘cybercrime command center’

Kenyan authorities arrested 77 Chinese nationals for allegedly operating a cybercrime command center capable of disrupting the country’s communication and financial systems.

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Friday
Nov282014

FCPA, Bribery Act have a role in the fight against terrorism

There still seems to be some debate as to whether the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, and other international focused anti-bribery legislation aids in the fight against terrorism. But the continuum from corruption to crime to terrorism is well-established and arguing that laws such as the FCPA have no place in a country’s overall security regime seems to be me to be naive at best.

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Tuesday
Oct072014

Sanofi investigating payments in Africa, Middle East

French pharma Sanofi is investigating possible illegal payments in the Middle East and Africa from 2007 to 2012 following allegations from an anonymous whistleblower.

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Thursday
Jul032014

East African nations closer to regional anti-graft protocol but divisions remain

Anti-corruption agencies in the countries of the East African Community are hoping to finalize a regional protocol to fight corruption but differences among member states are holding up the effort.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

FedEx tells feds about Kenya bribe allegations

FedEx Corp. said it reported to U.S. authorities possible bribes to government officials in Kenya, according to a report Tuesday by the Wall Street Journal.

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