Côte d’Ivoire and COVID-19: how a political crisis can jeopardize an effective pandemic response

Unlike its neighbors in West Africa, Cote d’Ivoire was remarkably able to completely stave off the 2014 Ebola pandemic through a strong response rooted in factual scientific information and a strong health care system/campaigns/networks. So far, it has done the same to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, but now an unraveling political crisis threatens to completely…

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Bribery, gift-giving and social norms: understanding corruption in the Tanzanian health sector.

Originally published on GI-ACE The COVID-19 pandemic continues to extend around the globe and has now reached our partner countries in East Africa, including Tanzania. It is still too early to say what will be the ultimate impact of the health emergency on our research project and for now our biggest priority is to ensure…

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Reaching Out and Checking In: Listening to 70 Partners in a Time of Crisis

By Jorge Florez and Nada Zohdy Earlier last month, we outlined an initial process to explore how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Global Integrity’s work and that of our partners and allies and shared  our new strategy. Alongside this, we have continued to systematically review the implications of COVID-19 across our projects, our priorities, and…

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Making records open does not always make them useful

Originally published on GI-ACE  On 12 May 2016, Prime Minister David Cameron hosted a ‘landmark’ international anti-corruption summit in London at which invited countries made pledges about future anti-corruption efforts. Nigeria made many such commitments, including eight on increasing the transparency of beneficial ownership (BO).  Of these, perhaps the most publicised was its commitment to establishing a…

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La 8e édition des Indicateurs d’intégrité en Afrique publiée

Après neuf mois de recherche, nous sommes heureux de partager avec vous la plus récente mouture des indicateurs d’intégrité en Afrique (AII). Ces données couvrent une période de recherche entre septembre 2018 et septembre 2019. Puisqu’elles sont pour le moment sous une forme provisionnelle, nous apprécierions recevoir vos commentaires pour améliorer la qualité des données…

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