Category Archives: Corruption

Egyptian Revolution: Food for Thought

2011 was some year for Egypt. ¬†From the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak in February, to the electoral gains by his erstwhile nemesis The Muslim Brotherhood (and co.) in December, the shift in the political climate seems to have happened¬†at almost … Continue reading

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Step 1 Resign, Step 2 Apologise, Step 3 Get Arrested

The News of the World Phone Hacking Scandal shows no sign of letting up. For brevity, I shall post the recent developments in point form On Friday July 15, Rebekah Brooks, offered her resignation as Chief Executive of News International … Continue reading

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Gunning for Murdoch

The, once, untouchable figure of Rupert Murdoch, the Sun God, at whose altar many a politicians including, David Cameron, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown (which makes watching this a cringe-worthy experience) have grovelled, is perhaps now facing his end game. … Continue reading

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End-Game for Murdoch?

Rupert Murdoch showed every day of his 81 year old life as two of his most trusted confidantes Rebekah Brooks and Les Hinton, both offered their resignations in what is being dubbed as ‘Bloody Friday’ for News International in general … Continue reading

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