Covid Corruption

07.09.2020 - By Into Africa

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Critical sources of funding and supplies are flowing into the region to help the African governments battle the Covid-19 pandemic. But legacies of corruption are compromising the response efforts at a time when countries are at their most economically vulnerable. How can policymakers prevent and expose corruption, as well as implement systemic reform? Patrick Smith (Africa Report), Onyi Ough (Step Up Nigeria), and Matthew Page (Chatham House, CEIP, CDD West Africa) join Judd Devermont to discuss Covid-19, Angola's history of corruption, and Nigeria's growing political turmoil within the ruling All Progressives Congress. 
Background Reading:

Angolan Government Relying on Partner Assistance to Fight Covid-19 - Emilia Columbo (CSIS)

Angola: on the trail of stolen billions - The Africa Report

Coronavirus: Nigeria's 'Fiscal Flu' - Matthew Page (Chatham House)

Dubai Property: An Oasis for Nigeria’s Corrupt Political Elites - Matthew Page (CEIP)

Emeka's Money - Onyi Ough (Step Up Nigeria)

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