Three employees of China Road and Bridge Corporation, which built and runs Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway, were charged with trying to bribe investigators. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese firms hit bribery and tax evasion troubles amid African corruption crackdowns

  • Series of cases in countries including Kenya and Uganda involve Chinese entities or directors
  • Beijing has criminalised bribing foreign public officials but unlike some other countries it has no law on corrupt practices abroad by companies or citizens
Topic |   Africa

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Three employees of China Road and Bridge Corporation, which built and runs Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway, were charged with trying to bribe investigators. Photo: Xinhua
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Qin Guangrong, the former Yunnan province Communist Party secretary. Photo: Handout

Senior Communist Party boss arrested after handing himself in to anti-corruption watchdog

  • Former Yunnan boss Qin Guangrong became one of the most senior figures to surrender to anti-graft investigators in May
  • State media reports that he has now been placed under formal arrest on suspicion of taking bribes
Topic |   Corruption in China

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Qin Guangrong, the former Yunnan province Communist Party secretary. Photo: Handout
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