The Libyan smugglers: Buying people’s dreams

The toppling of long-term leader Muammer Gaddaffi in 2011 led to a power vacuum and instability, with no authority in full control. With two rival administrations and a UN backed Government of National Unity Libya has descended into a state of anarchy. This lack of central control has constructed estimates of up to 1,700 militia … Continue reading The Libyan smugglers: Buying people’s dreams

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International Anti-Corruption Day

Corruption is defined by the World Bank as "the abuse of public office for private gain". Across both developed and developing countries, corruption leads to the concentration of power, wealth and resources in the hands of a political and economic elite - at the expense of poorer segments of society. As a result, corruption is … Continue reading International Anti-Corruption Day