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  • UNINFORMED MEDIA SPACE, CHANGED WAYS OF CONTROL AND IMPACT

    Author: Mirjana Vasileva Twelve printed editions this year got lucky for covering state-run printing costs from last year. That year, the number of printed media received government subsidies was down by one, with a total of 11 print publications receiving state aid. However, that amount was about 700,000 euros. Although the government, along with representatives of some of the media community, justified the distributions as being maximally transparent and...
  • Nepotism: Authorities change, “the relatives” remain

    Managers in public institutions often (mis) use the Article 21 of the Labor Relations Act, which allows for maneuvering on jobs decisions, anti-corruption officials have found. Autor: Ruzica Fotinovska The distant 2003. The decision to hire the wife of the then director of the Health Insurance Fund, Rubinco Zarevski, was annulled on the recommendation of the State Commission for Prevention of Corruption. This is the epilogue to the first...
  • THE STADION IN PRILEP STILL VACANT

    This investigative story was produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.
  • Municipalities have spent millions of Euros on representation, Strumica a record holder

      Authors: Angela Rajchevska and Bjanka Stankovikj Despite the public commitments to rational budget management, in reality most municipalities continue to spend carelessly when it comes to public money. The SCOOP research within the PEP project shows that 64 municipalities from the Republic of North Macedonia spent a total of 2,220,634 Euros for the last three years. On average, during this time period each municipality spent about 34,000 Euros,...
  • THE TEN RICHEST MAYORS “WEIGH” 30 MILLION EUROS

    Authors: Angela Rajchevska and Bjanka Stankovic The ten richest mayors in the Republic of North Macedonia weigh about 30 million Euros. One of them is from VMRO-DPMNE, first on the list, while six gravitate or are members of the SDSM. Of the three mayors of the Alliance for Albanians party, all three are on the list of the top 10 richest mayors. First on the list is the mayor...
  • TWELVE “MOST PRIVILEGED” MPS: THE STATE PAYS THEM FOR BOTH RENT AND TRAVEL EXPENSES

    Authors: Angela Rajchevska and Bjanka Stankovic Although belonging to opposing political camps, SDSM MP Aleksandar Kiracovski and VMRO-DPMNE MP Ilija Dimovski share a privilege given to them as MPs: they both use rent paid by the state and charge for travel expenses. Until recently Kiracovski held the post of Secretary General of the SDSM, but was dismissed after being publicly criticized for the employment of his close relatives, for...
  • Suspicious tenders for water supply equipment

    Autor: Vlatko Stojanovski In the last ten years, the water equipment company „Tehnoskop“ has concluded over 200 public procurement contracts with a total value of over one billion denars (or approximately 17.5 million euros), mostly with public communal enterprises аnd especially with the communal enterprise from Skopje. According to the official data provided from appropriate institutions, they are organized in an association of providers of communal services – ADKOM,...
  • RASHIDI AND MINOV HAVE INCREASED THEIR PROPERTY, FIVE MPS WITH NEW CARS

    MP Pancho Minov on his current property worth 45,198 Euros has added “unspecified property” worth 23,600 Euros. Surija Rashidi has complemented his current property list worth 21,984 Euros with five new lands worth 159,614 Euros. Xhevat Ademi has reported his children’s property, that is, they are declared as “Co-owner of TD IC New Drive LLC”. Authors: Bjanka Stankovikj and Angela Rajchevska Within a period of three months MPs Surija...