Transparency International
Time for change

Time for change

African leadership: the golden age The continent’s current crop of leaders is more acquiescent than their post-colonial predecessors in dealing with external attempts at unwarranted interference Former Nigerian...

Cleaning up

Africa: corruption The continent’s high levels of graft are at the root of its lack of development, and mostly affect the poor By William Gumede What is the extent of corruption in Africa? The recent Global Corruption...

Looking forward: the future of mining in Africa

Looking forward: the future of mining in Africa

Where a mine owner is accountable to all three main stakeholders – the host country’s government, its people and civil society, and its own shareholders – who owns it is relatively less important I often find myself...

Good Khama, Bad Khama

Good Khama, Bad Khama

The regime of the Botswana president is accused of eroding good governance and democracy, as the economy starts to lose its lustre In a continent in short supply of exemplary leaders, Botswana gets accolades as a...