Corruption in the Water Sector

Global Integrity’s Stephen Roblin went to the public release of the Transparency International’s most recent publication, Global Corruption Report 2008: Corruption in the Water Sector. There was a panel composed of 5 people, two WB representatives, a representative from the Inter American Development Bank, a Swiss economist, and someone from a hydroelectric company in France.…

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Jordan: Call Your Wasta

Global Integrity’s Suha Ma’ayeh breaks down the history of the mobile communications market in Jordan — and the rich opportunities that were created by privatizing a national telecom with limited public oversight. Call Your Wasta By Suha Philip Ma’ayeh In 2005 Umniah Mobile Communications (UMC) entered the Jordan’s booming telecommunications sector. It became the country’s…

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