Corruption

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.

Economic professor in Barcelona reveals new information on corruption charges against Egyptian fugitive contractor Moahmed Ali

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 12:07 GMT

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.

Egypt’s security forces seize LE1.3 billion in cases of money laundering, bribes and illicit gains

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 03:06 GMT

The authorities also reported 1671cases of tax evasion and stealing public funds, the statement added.

Mubarak-era minister Safwat el-Sherif loses appeal of 3-yr sentence, LE99M fine

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 12:52 GMT

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.

Retrial of Egypt’s ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik for squandering public money adjourned to Nov. 2

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 01:10 GMT

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.

Retrial of Egypt’s ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik for squandering public money set on Sept. 5

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 01:48 GMT

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.

Egyptian agriculture official commits suicide over corruption

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 06:27 GMT

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.

Trial of Egypt's former top auditor postponed

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 09:11 GMT

Geneina made statements to the media that government corruption cost the country EGP 600 billion from 2012-2015, stirring widespread controversy.

Mubarak-era politician Safwat al-Sheirf turns himself in to court

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 12:51 GMT

He is fulfilling the conditions for his appeal to get accepted.

Cassation court upholds sentence on Customs Authority ex-chief

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 12:05 GMT

The Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of former Chairman of the Customs Authority Gamal Abdel Azim.

4th African chief justices conference kicks off in Cairo

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 12:44 GMT

The convention is organized by the Supreme Constitutional Court under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Mubarak’s sons acquitted of stock market manipulation charges

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 11:32 GMT

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.

Audit report finds 'possible abuse of power' in CAF finances

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 11:53 GMT

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.

Egyptian authorities hinder wasting, stealing LE 1B

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 10:58 GMT

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.

World states mark Int'l Anti-Corruption Day

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 - 10:07 GMT

Corruption is recognized as a major obstacle and anti-corruption as a key accelerator to sustainable development.

Iraqi PM says he will resign

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 - 01:12 GMT

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

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