Belonging to the right family in Azerbaijan means a free ride to immense wealth. Authorities have publicly committed to fight rampant corruption. But civil society activists and opposition politicians push for a more thorough look into public funds.
The jihadist insurgency is still wreaking havoc in parts of Nigeria, with new security threats looming on the horizon. Yet voters in Africa’s most populous country made corruption and the state of the economy their priorities at the ballot box.
A year after the military defeat of the so-called Islamic State group in Iraq, livestock breeders living in the outskirts of Mosul cannot afford to repopulate herds decimated by the war, drought, climate change and government neglect.