Category: Video

Political parties or business groups?

By donating 300 thousand denars, 44-year-old lawyer Arber Isaku decided, with his own financial resources, to contribute to the victory of the Democratic Union for Integration in the snap elections held in April 2014. He stands as one of the 13 contributors to the report of the State Audit Office. In those elections, DUI won 19 MPs and continued to be a partner in the VMRO-DPMNE government. Two years...

VMRO-DPMNE one of the richest parties in Europe

SCOOP in April this year published and mapped title deeds of all four main political parties in Macedonia. That article with supporting documents can be found here.   VMRO-DPMNE is a leader in Europe according to the square meters it possesses as a political party. It has 93 title deeds for party seats around the country with 33,238 square meters in buildings, agricultural land and pastures. According to the...

Corruption in the Macedonian football

On 29 July 2012 Ilco Gjorgjioski was elected as new president of the Football Federation. He is former player and national team coach. A good background and a good start by then. Unfortunately, a period of the largest decline of football in the country started with him becoming a president. Macedonia has dropped 36 places for 4 years. In July 2012, when Gjorgjioski became president of FFM, the country...

Anti-corruption in crisis: 520 thousand euro and just one charge

After the Parliament passed the Law on Corruption Prevention in 2002 a special commission was formed in the country with a wide range of authorities to combat this negative phenomenon. At that time, when corruption became the biggest threat to democracy, this commission was a hope that this social evil will finally start clearing. “Do not forget, it was one of the first anti-corruption institutions in the region and...

SCOOP on the Croatian National Television

Most striking news on most of the television stations in the region yesterday was the tragedy with the death of 14 migrants in Veles. And not just because of those killed by the train Thessaloniki – Belgrade, but also because this problem affects almost all countries in the region as well as the EU. Migrants from the Middle East and Africa have already set alarm bells in several EU...