After the ousting of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, the nation’s path to democracy took a U-turn. So how bad is Egypt’s corruption?
Despite many transitional governments, corruption is still rampant in Egyptian society. So just how bad is corruption in Egypt?
Overview of Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Egypt
“Egypt has entered the fourth year of a period of political instability unheard of since its independence, after massive demonstrations denounced the deep-rooted system of corruption plaguing the country and finally ousted former president Mubarak.”
Egypt After 9/11: Perceptions of the United States
“On September 12 2001–one day after the attacks on New York and Washington–Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appeared on Egypt’s state television with his cabinet to condemn the attacks on America and all forms of terrorism.”
Mubarak family fortune could reach $70bn, says expert
“President Hosni Mubarak’s family fortune could be as much as $70bn (£43.5bn) according to analysis by a Middle East expert, with much of his wealth in British and Swiss banks or tied up in real estate in London, New York, Los Angeles and along expensive tracts of the Red Sea coast.”
Egypt: Too Many Regulations Breed Corruption
“This week-the week of International Anti-Corruption Day-Egypt unveiled a new and official strategy to fight corruption.”
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