Tag: government corruption

When social media and power collide

SMW Lagos

Social media has become a contentious space in Nigeria. In a society that is closed up and does not appreciate openness or transparency, Nigerian citizens have employed tools readily available on the Internet to expose corrupt practices of government officials. Beyond that, social media has been credited for playing a huge role in politics as… Read More

Government corruption threatens to cripple Malaysia’s economy

Protesters against Malaysian government corruption

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is under investigation by both domestic and international agencies for what could be the largest corruption scandal in his country’s history. Razak is accused of funneling approximately $700 million from 1 Malaysia Development Berhad, a strategic development company which the prime minister oversees, to his personal bank account. Malaysian, Swiss,… Read More