ON December 17, 2010, young Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in front of the local governor’s office in an ultimate attempt to denounce corruption and injustice in his country. This act of despair triggered the Arab Spring. Eight years later, despite the government’s sustained efforts, corruption seems to be more prevalent in Tunisia than it was under former president …
Results suggest corruption has been normalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Young people viewed bribery simply as “eating”, not an ethical aberration. Only Rwandan youth thought it was a big problem.
Besides South Sudanese paying bribes to register as refugees and enable their resettlement in the west, there were rumours of Ugandans trying to buy themselves refugee status too!
By 2014 between 100,000 and 150,000 Portuguese had moved to oil-rich Angola, by far the highest number of migrants moving from a former European colonial power to a former African colony.
“I’m very thirsty,” the police officer…Opah rolled down the window slowly and held out his hand. Sundaymah and Sundaygar both noticed the clean 100 Liberian dollar bill, which the police officer put in his pocket quickly
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