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.
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.
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 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.
The conference convenes every two years, and 2021 marks the year the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will hold a special session against corruption.
As for money laundering, Ali transferred 150,000 euros initially, and then 200,000 euros and later 250,000 to Spain through other people in Egypt.
The authorities also reported 1671cases of tax evasion and stealing public funds, the statement added.
The Cassation Court has rejected the last possible appeal of former speaker of the Shura Council Safwat el-Sherif, upholding a 3-year prison sentence and a LE99,049,794 ($6.3M) fine.
Shafiq, along with two other defendants [former CEO of EgyptAir company Mohamed Assi and former Minister of Civil Aviation Ibrahim Mannaa], is facing charges of signing a protocol to illegally grants more than LE 23 million to a non-governmental organization.
On April 7, 2013, a Cairo criminal court acquitted the three defendants of the charges. However, the public prosecution appealed against the ruling since then.
Head of the Agricultural Association in Abij village at the Kafr El-Zayat city in Gharbiya Governorate A. H. committed suicide by taking aluminum phosphide tablets, fumigant for stored cereal grains.
Geneina made statements to the media that government corruption cost the country EGP 600 billion from 2012-2015, stirring widespread controversy.
He is fulfilling the conditions for his appeal to get accepted.
The Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of former Chairman of the Customs Authority Gamal Abdel Azim.
The convention is organized by the Supreme Constitutional Court under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
The charges included embezzling at least 493.628 million, after they decided to sell Al Watany Bank of Egypt for profiteering via selling the bank assets in the stock exchange.
An independent review of the running of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has found “potential elements of mismanagement” and “possible abuse of power” amidst concern about widespread use of cash payments.
The Egyptian authorities managed to foil several attempts of illegal earnings and money laundering of up to LE 1 billion in several fields including electricity stealing, public taxies, bribery and misuse for power.
Corruption is recognized as a major obstacle and anti-corruption as a key accelerator to sustainable development.
Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation came in response to the Iraqi most influential Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s call of change on Friday