Kleptocracy Weekly: May 22-26

U.S.

Europe

Russia

China

  • Forbes asks the question on China’s project: One Belt, One Road, Many Bribes?

Brazil

Africa

  • After 37 years, Angola will get a new president. Can he reduce widespread corruption? (Transparency International gives Angola a poor grade on fighting corruption, ranking it 164 out of 176 countries.)
  • The Gambia’s former president stole “at least” $50 million from the state before he left the country in January.