Radicalization of youths, abject poverty and -political instability are the three leading effects of corruption in the Niger delta region of Nigeria. Corruption in the Niger delta region of Nigeria has led to abject poverty in the state. State governs in the Niger delta are making living unbearable for the indigenes of state by embezzling public funds for their own purposes. For example in the New York Amsterdam News Guthrie Gray mentioned that “Despite its new wealth, however, the money allocated to Niger delta states does not appear to be getting to most of its citizens” (Guthrie Gray). The means of lively hood in the states has been destroyed by corrupt oil companies and public officers.
Introduction: The Corruption can define is one of major the problem of corruption is a deviation from the individuals and the prevailing value system adopted in government institutions what drives individuals to practice deviant behaviors. According to Dennies Thompson define the corruption theory is that corrupt consider to be dieses of the body political (Dennies Thompson 1995) as result of that underdevelopment countries such as Kenya in Africa and Pakistan in Asia has suffer from high rate of corruption in government .The political corruption in the underdevelopment states can find especially in institutional level of countries. The in institutional corruption in perspective of the World Bank is that the World Bank, the abuse of police office for private gain, corruption occurs when an employee to accept or request, or blackmail or bribe, to facilitate contract or conduct. Moreover, the second damnation of the in health care’s aspect in Kenya and Pakistan the number of death case increased especially among women and babies. The third domination is education system corruption in curriculums when the most important system in the state is corrupt that leads to the weakness the state and the role of power as result to destroy community or state.
Since the 1970s through the 1990s Somalia has gone through much civil strife between different clans for the total control of Mogadishu, the capital city (Anup Shah, 2010). As a result of artificial creation of borders by European imperialism, the colonialist took it to themselves to partition up the natives and clans of African countries. Through the years, ethnic groups of Somalia and other African countries have intensified resulting in many humanitarian catastrophes and unsettling of civil conflict. The indirect effect of this caused widespread civil conflict not only in parts of Africa, but other parts of the world. It wasn’t until the 1900s that most of the countries affected by colonialism ... ... middle of paper ... ...at human beings deserve equal respect.
This can be partly attributed to the need to adequately address the ever-evolving formation of corruption and its grave consequences in major sectors of the economy, governance and even socio-cultural cohesiveness. Corruption, defined as the abuse of public power for private gain, is an ancient topic (Peyton & Belasen 2012). Individuals who practice corruption have vicious behaviors and deteriorated personal values or traits, generating severe and enduring toxic effects on other individuals, families, organizations and even entire societies they lead. According to Agbiboa (2012), “in the Western world, corruption in all its manifestations is now regarded as an evil, an unethical set of activities that hinder economic and social development” (p.111). Increasing successful international strategies against corruption is easier said than done.
Corruption is one of the most prevailing themes in Cry The Beloved Country, as well as in today’s world. In this story the author pictures many different characters in order to represent this wide spread illness of society, John Kumalo, Gertrude, Abasalom, just to name a few. Johannesburg itself is the summary of all that is wrong with cities of today. There is corruption and poverty. Crime runs rampant, and law-abiding citizens are forced to survive as they can.
The second relates to the social aspect of imperialism and the natural desire to rule others. The third is protection and security, building up military powers around the world in order to help the main country when trouble erupts. Finally, the last is morals and their religious aspects. Because imperialism has its basis on power, it is often considered morally reprehensible. The thirst for power drove the European nations into a frenzy to control the continent based solely on the false belief that they were superior, thereby inflicting numerous evils upon both the African land and its people.
The mother country also had control over a colony’s infrastructure, making the colony more dependent on its mother country. All these factors led to a tremendous negative effect on the economic structure. Also, a crash in the mother country’s economy would severely shak... ... middle of paper ... ...igger civil wars and riots which eventually lead to a corrupt government and an uncivilized society. Sometimes, religious discrimination can induce civil wars as well. For example,(The Ecological and Political Impact of Colonialism) This example shows how discrimination led to a civil war.
The apartheid and the ANC are responsible for the adversities that were mainly caused by injustice, corruption, and high level crime rates. The apartheid system demonstrated unjust practices that prevented the people of South Africa from their natural rights. The apartheid successfully restricted and subjugated the majority (mostly black Africans) and instilled an all-white government. The apartheid was established after World War II and the Great Depression brought economic depression that convinced the government to strengthening its policies of racial segregation (Apartheid). The National Party, an all-white party, gained political power in ... ... middle of paper ... ...ljustice.ccnmtl.columbia.edu/index.php/Overview_of_Apartheid>.
There were many factors that led to Congo being unable to progress and create strong institutions within its countries borders. “Political divisions along the ethnic lines were prevalent, though this fact could be misleading. Ethnicity became the primary source of political mobilization i... ... middle of paper ... ... which in turn spilled over to the countries surround them. This violence was also encourage by Mobutu himself which no only perpetuated the conflicts but also set a terrible example. The entire world became involved in many different capacities and millions died.
In conclusion, the writer exposes us to how corruption had eaten into the daily activities of the Nigerian society and had become a norm which no one really paid attention to since it was usually done by everyone. Also he makes clear of how one is forced to accept bribe in Nigeria by using Obi as an example. He shows us how some people are made to accept bribe under very difficult situations.