Georgia’s Justice Minister Tea Tsulukiani has accused three leading Georgian transparency groups of lying over accusations the government may be planning to rig 28 November’s presidential run-off election. [Read more…]
Georgia's presidential election will go to a second round run-off after no candidate won more than 50% of Sunday’s vote, according to preliminary results from the Election Administration. With over 99% of votes counted, Georgian Dream–endorsed candidate Salome Zurabishvili leads with 39% of votes with the UNM’s Grigol Vashadze in second with 38%.
Transparency International Georgia (TI) has urged the state audit and prosecutor's offices to identify party donations with high risk of political corruption. [Read more…]
Fifty-one members of Georgia’s Parliament are engaged in private business, while sixteen have not officially declared their ties with them, a new report from the anti-corruption organisation Transparency International — Georgia (TI) claims. [Read more…]