Corruption in Switzerland, instructions for use

GENEVA LETTER The “Small Swiss manual for white-collar criminals” from the NGO Public Eye details the country’s weaknesses in terms of corruption. PUBLIC EYE There is not a drop of oil in Switzerland, yet all sales of crude oil from the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea go through the seventh floor of a modern … Read more

Lobbying and corruption: Boris Johnson tries to regain control

Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions session in the London House of Commons on November 17, 2021. KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH / AP For the past ten days, British opponents, commentators and political journalists have been wondering: would Boris Johnson’s lucky star be fading? The one that allowed him to … Read more

In Côte d’Ivoire, the corruption of the police on trial

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. A police patrol in Abidjan, in August 2018. THIERRY GOUEGNON / REUTERS Seven police officers and gendarmes … Read more