Corruption

Official at Ministry of Social Solidarity embezzles over LE400K from World Bank program Takaful and Karama

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 08:25 GMT

The former director of the Rehabilitation Administration at the Ministry of Solidarity will be tried over seizing money from the World Bank’s Takaful and Karama cash transfer program in Egypt.

Sharm El Sheikh declaration warns against corruption dangers on economic spending, health relief

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 11:45 GMT

The declaration adopted eight resolutions supporting international efforts to counter corruption in the next years.

Egypt mulls transferring French experience on anti-corruption to African continent

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 01:57 GMT

Chairman of the Administrative Control Authority Hassan Abdel Shafy met Tuesday with Head of the French Anti-Corruption Agency Charles Duchaine.

Countering corruption in health sector ‘priority’ after pandemic: experts at COSP conference

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 01:37 GMT

The Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm el -Sheikh hosts the ninth Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption, which tackles the issue of recovering from COVID-19 pandemic with integrity.

Administrative Control Authority President says Egypt spares no effort in supporting world's peace, stability

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 03:34 GMT

President of the Administrative Control Authority (ACA) Hassan Abdel Shafy said the Egyptian political leadership spares no effort to offer all forms of support to promote moral values and achieve peace and stability.

Police release videos of con artists in 'leaked' phone call that alleged corruption in Egyptian presidency

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 03:15 GMT

The Ministry of Interior has released videos of people who were in a phone call that was “leaked” by a Muslim-Brotherhood Youtuber to show alleged corruption in state-funded projects, whereas they were scamming each other and impersonating non-existent presidential advisors, according to investigations.

UN: 2021 has been a landmark year for global anti-corruption action

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 - 02:52 GMT

The ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties (COSP) to the United Nations Convention against Corruption from 13 to 17 December 2021 will also support efforts to restore public trust, strengthen effective institutions, promote sustainable development, recover with integrity from the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure economic and political stability.

Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh hosts 9th session of Conference of States Parties to UN Convention against Corruption

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 - 01:16 GMT

Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly said that Egypt is keen on confronting corruption amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Solidarity Min. reveals Egypt’s progress in Corruption Index

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 02:50 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Solidarity Nevine El-Kabbaj announced Egypt’s progress in the Transparency International’s report on the corruption index.

Egypt’s Higher Education Minister assigned to perform Health Minister's duties

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 12:43 GMT

Zayed was hospitalized three days ago due to a heart attack after officials at her office were arrested for corruption.

Administrative Control Authority releases follow-up report on Egypt’s anti-corruption strategy

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 11:56 GMT

The report cited nine goals were set, upon which the implementation of the strategy during the year 2020 has been analyzed in numbers.

Egypt offers condolences for victims of fuel tanker explosion, sends urgent medical aid

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 11:58 GMT

A fuel tanker in the town of Al-Tleil in Akkar of Lebanon exploded on Sunday dawn, killing 28 people and injuring about 100 others, said the Lebanese news agency (NNA).

How to read Tunisian scene after enforcement of Constitution's Article 80

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 11:24 GMT

A decade of failure following the Arab Spring in 2011.

ACA chief says Egypt committed to fully implement UN Convention against Corruption obligations

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 01:10 GMT

Chairman of the Administrative Control Authority (ACA) Hassan reiterated Egypt’s commitment to fully implement all obligations stemming from the UN Convention against Corruption.

Egyptian authorities reconcile with 2 Mubarak-era figures after returning LE 1.3 billion

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 09:51 GMT

Soliman was the housing minister during the era of late President Hosni Mubarak and Rasekh is the father-in-law of Alaa Mubarak, the older son of Mubarak.

Former Alexandria Deputy Governor Souad al-Khouly's case of LE900K in illicit gains adjourned

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 07:05 GMT

Former deputy of Alexandria Governor Souad al-Khouly had her first court session in her trial for illicit gains amounting to L.E. 900,000 on Tuesday, where the case was adjourned to Feb. 24.

Court reduces prison sentence of deputy head of Bulaq Abul Ela district to 5 years over forgery

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 08:03 GMT

A Cairo criminal court has reduced a life imprisonment sentence against deputy head of Bulaq Abul Ela district to five years in prison, as he is charged with forging official documents related to unreal housing projects.

Egypt to host COSP of UN Convention against Corruption on December 13-17

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 01:02 GMT

On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day, Egypt reaffirms its commitment to combating corruption in line with its national laws and anti-corruption strategy, the statement added.

Egypt's UN permanent representative reviews national efforts to combat corruption

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 12:39 GMT

Egypt is willing to host the 9th conference of the member states of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) on December 13-17 in 2021 in Sharm el Sheikh.

9th UN Convention Against Corruption conference to be held in Egypt Dec. 2021

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 09:48 GMT

The conference convenes every two years, and 2021 marks the year the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will hold a special session against corruption.

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