Daily Archives: July 11, 2019

One in four people in Africa pay bribes to access services, survey says

Corruption disproportionately affects the poor and young

BERLIN, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The tenth edition of Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Africa, released on African Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International in partnership with Afrobarometer, reveals that more than …

Une enquête révèle qu’un Africain sur quatre verse des pots-de-vin pour avoir accès à des services

La corruption touche de manière disproportionnée les pauvres et les jeunes

BERLIN, 11 juillet 2019 /PRNewswire/ — La 10e édition du Baromètre mondial de la corruption (BMC) – Afrique, publiée à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de lutte …

Viettel améliore l’efficacité et l’ouverture à l’activité des entreprises du gouvernement avec un nouveau système e-Cabinet

HANOI, Vietnam, 10 juillet 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Viettel, principale société de télécommunications du Vietnam, est fière d’annoncer le lancement d’un système électronique destiné à aider le gouvernement vietnamien à augmenter l’efficacité et à améliorer l’ouverture à l’activité des entreprises.

e-Cabinet Launching of Vietnam Government

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Angola, Portugal and AfDB sign financial agreement

The agreement was signed by the Angolan minister of Economy and Planning, Pedro Luis da Fonseca, the secretary of State for Cooperation of Portugal, Teresa Ribeiro, and the vice president of AfDB, Mateus Magala.

The legal tool is aimed at …

Greater response needed to worsening West African violence – UN head

Groups with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State have strengthened their foothold across the arid Sahel this year, making large swathes of territory ungovernable and stoking local ethnic violence, especially in Mali and Burkina Faso.

The situation has raised …

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online

This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essential’ for free expression.

New UN …