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Corruption as a Threat to Human Security in Africa

Ebenezer Durojaye

in Protecting Human Security in Africa

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780199578986
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595202 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.003.0010
Corruption as a Threat to Human Security in Africa

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This chapter examines the prevalence of corruption in Africa and its impact on human security, drawing on experiences of countries such as Kenya, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria as case studies. It considers strategies (particularly legislative frameworks) employed to combat corruption in Africa and the weaknesses of such strategies. The chapter then provides some important suggestions that African governments should consider in combating corruption in their countries.

Keywords: Africa; corruption; human security; Kenya; Zimbabwe; Nigeria

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Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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