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  • Newspaper

    Minister promises crackdown on academic fraud


    Paul Fauvet - Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique/ Mozambique News Agency

    The Mozambican Minister of Education declared “zero tolerance” of academic fraud in reaction to the latest cheating scandal concerning the 12th grade extraordinary examinations held in August. An investigation into 43 of the country's 200 public secondary schools confirmed that cheating had taken place in nine schools, involving 407 pupils

  • Newspaper

    Jail terms of up to 20 years for education ministry theft


    - Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique/ Mozambique News Agency

    The Maputo City Court on Thursday sentenced eight people to prison terms of between one and 20 years for their part in a fraud which had diverted 33 million meticais (about 825,000 US dollars at current exchange rates) from the coffers of the Ministry of Education between 2008 and 2011.

  • Newspaper

    Grappling with a plagiarism problem in universities


    Munyaradzi Makoni - University World News

    Banishing academic dishonesty could help Mozambique nurture original thinkers who are economically efficient and socially suited to develop the country. But this will only be possible if administrators work with professors and students to build strong measures to combat widespread plagiarism, which is hampering the production of quality graduates.

  • Newspaper

    New academic certificates to combat forgery


    - AllAfrica

    Mozambican education Minister announced at a Maputo press conference the introduction of new academic certificates that will be much more difficult to forge than the present models. The education Ministry is thus reacting to complaints from employers who find that they have hired people with forged qualifications.

  • Newspaper

    Mozambique: Corruption threatens education in country


    Richard Lee - All Africa

    According to an in-depth study entitled Effective Delivery of Public Services in the Education Sector, the progress achieved in Mozambique's education system in the last twenty years are is being threatened by diversion of funds, fraud concerning school admission and the awarding of building contracts, as well as by sexual extortion for good grades. The authors of the inquiry underline the urgent necessity to implement an anti-corruption legislation.

  • Daily lives and corruption: public opinion in Southern Africa

    Between 2010 and 2011, more than 6000 people were interviewed in six Southern African countries - the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe - on their views of corruption levels in their countries...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, TI, 2011

  • The Global corruption report 2006

    The 2006 Global corruption report focuses on corruption and health. It includes expert reports on: the risks of corruption in different health care systems; the scale of the problem: from high-level corruption in Costa Rica to counterfeit medicines...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, TI, 2006

  • PETS-QSDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: a stocktaking study

    In order to improve governance and reduce corruption in public service delivery (like ghost workers for example...), micro-level data is required to understand the incentives and behaviour of public officials, service providers and clients in order...

    Gauthier, Bernard

    Washington, World Bank, 2006

  • Newspaper

    Governor orders enquiry into school finances


    - Agencia de informacao de Mocambique

    The governor of the northern province of Nampula has ordered an enquiry of financial mismanagement at the city's main secondary school. The governor ordered that the provincial finance department and the education inspectorate produce a report within a week on the use of about 100 million meticais (about 5,000 US dollars) that is allocated monthly for the maintenance of the school. The school is suffering from broken windows and a shortage of furniture in some classrooms, just four years after it had undergone thorough rehabilitation.

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