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Govt 'complicity' questioned in corruption probe backlash
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The silence coming from the corridors of power clearly shows that corruption is now institutionalised.” Meanwhile ZACC investigators have said there is political pressure on them to halt their investigations into the abuse of constituency development …

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Sarkozy slams 'unfair and unfounded' corruption charge
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Sarkozy remains more popular with right-wing voters than any other figure in his UMP party and a poll published on Sunday revealed that nearly two thirds of the electorate do not think the scandal will prevent him from making a political comeback.

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Quebec corruption inquiry: Ex-Montreal mayor Gérald Tremblay set to testify
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MONTREAL — The defence of disgraced ex-Montreal mayor Gérald Tremblay has begun at Quebec's corruption inquiry as political allies and accomplices present a well-intentioned man who was oblivious to the illegal acts that ended his career last fall.

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Political will needed to fight corruption – Justice Akanbi
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FIRST chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mustapha Akanbi, has said corruption in the country can only be fought if there is political will by …

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Rate-sensitive scrips to benefit from FII debt limit hike
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The relaxation in foreign institutional investor (FII) investment sub-limits in the debt market late last week could ease the liquidity conditions for rate-sensitive sectors and help the government fund its current account deficit. Experts see an …

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Newfoundland government says high debt, taxes not the answer for cash crunch
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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. – High debt and taxes are not the answer for a drastic cash shortfall, the Newfoundland and Labrador government said in a throne speech on the eve of an anxiously awaited budget. The speech read Monday by Lt.-Gov. Frank Fagan says the …

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Tax still a barrier as India eases foreign debt investor rules
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Under the new rules, India will create two broad categories of debt: Foreign investors can invest up to $25 billion in government bonds, including both long- and short-term debt such as treasury bills, and up to $51 billion in corporate bonds. That …

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