Iran cyberspace / Africa criticism / Judicial strength?

INFO: 'E-government' one way to fight corruption in Iran.  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said making things more transparent in cyberspace is one way to uproot corruption in society, during a meeting with top executives of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

Read the story by MEWHR News Agency: http://en.mehrnews.com/news/115546/E-government-one-way-to-fight-corruption

INFO: African leaders criticise perception-based corruption assessment.  African leaders have criticised corruption measurement indices done by multinationals on perception of the vice in countries worldwide and, instead, called for an 'African' way of measuring corruption that will represent the realities in Africa.

Read the story by Edwin Okoth, in All Africa: http://allafrica.com/stories/201604040774.html

COMMENTARY: Verdicts and Judicial Strength -- Why Convictions Should Not Be the Focus of Anticorruption Efforts.  "Domestic and international constituencies sometimes put too much emphasis on individual verdicts, or overall conviction rates, as the measure of judicial effectiveness. While these indicators can provide important information, overemphasizing guilty verdicts in particular corruption cases, or overall conviction rates, could actually be counterproductive to anticorruption progress."

Read the post by Rathna Ramamurthi, in the Global Anticorruption Blog: http://globalanticorruptionblog.com/2016/04/04/verdicts-and-judicial-strength-why-convictions-should-not-be-the-focus-of-anticorruption-efforts/

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