Africa Report: Nigeria releases its first ever corruption survey

Crystal Orderson reports that millions of Angolans will cast their votes on Wednesday in the country's general elections which will see 74-year-old Eduardo Do Santos who has ruled for 38 years leaves office.

She adds that these elections are historically significant and that 9.3 million people have registered to vote with close to 13 000 voting station across the country.

Six political parties vying for seats.

Crystal Orderson, Southern Africa Editor of the Africa Report

She explains that electoral commission will have fifteen days to announce the final results. Orderson believes the elections will run smoothly.

The Congo Republic president has re-appointed the Prime Minister after his resignation last week.

He resigned with his entire cabinet last week. The economic situation has led to all of this.

Crystal Orderson, Southern Africa Editor of the Africa Report

More importantly, they lied to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about the extent of their debt says Orderson.

Nigeria’s National Judicial Council says the country's first ever corruption survey, which shows how corrupt officials are, is untrue. She adds that officials are unhappy with the survey.

4.6 billion dollars is lost to corruption and on average a Nigerian pays one bribe every two months.

Crystal Orderson, Southern Africa Editor of the Africa Report

Listen to the Africa Report in the audio clip below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Africa Report: Nigeria releases its first ever corruption survey


CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
 3 000 refugees and migrants died or went missing since January 2017

3 000 refugees and migrants died or went missing since January 2017

Africa Corresppndent, Crystal Oderson, details the latest news out of the African Continent.

Kenyan election one of the most expensive in Africa with $1 billion price tag

Kenyan election one of the most expensive in Africa with $1 billion price tag

Crystal Oderson gives a summary of the news coming out of the African continent.

Kenya  announces 8 official candidates for presidential race

Kenya announces 8 official candidates for presidential race

President Uhuru Kenyatta has already kicked off his campaign for a second term.

Egypt launches Libyan air strike after dozens killed in shooting

Egypt launches Libyan air strike after dozens killed in shooting

The country launched a fresh round of air strikes over Libya on at the weekend. Crystal Oderson has this and other stories.

Three days of national mourning for 113 Ethiopian landslide victims

Three days of national mourning for 113 Ethiopian landslide victims

The search continues for more bodies after a landslide killed hundreds in Addis Ababa.

Popular articles
What Shoprite, Checkers, Pick n Pay and Makro will offer on Black Friday

What Shoprite, Checkers, Pick n Pay and Makro will offer on Black Friday

Up for a Springboks level scrum? Instructions on how to ensure you get the deals in your inbox the moment they become known...

‘If Mugabe could be shafted so can Zuma - the view of many in SA’

‘If Mugabe could be shafted so can Zuma - the view of many in SA’

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews independent political analyst Daniel Silke.

'Molefe doesn't fit the recruitment criterion into the SANDF'

'Molefe doesn't fit the recruitment criterion into the SANDF'

Sandu secretary, Pikkie Greef says the union will lay criminal charges against Molefe's illegal appointment in the SANDF.

I didn't believe that he was ever going to step down - JJ Cornish

I didn't believe that he was ever going to step down - JJ Cornish

EWN Africa Correspondent, JJ Cornish describes Mugabe's Sunday evening speech as a humiliating downturn for the Zim president.

 Mugabe is actually showing them that he knows this game - Njabulo Ncube

Mugabe is actually showing them that he knows this game - Njabulo Ncube

Millions tuned for the Zimbabwean president's 'resignation' speech on Sunday night and instead called for unity in Zanu-PF.