Anatomy of a Bribe
At our end, contemplatives ponder the question – Will no one (actually) do anything about this? – most if not all have come to the conclution that Silence is Golden. (Omertà)
And this is how the Namibians do it.
,, 38. A person who offers or gives or agrees to give to a public officer, or who, being a public officer, solicits or accepts or agrees to accept, any gratification as an inducement or a reward for, or otherwise on account of –
(a) voting or abstaining from voting at any meeting of a public body in favour of or against any measure, resolution or question relating to the functions of that public body;
(b) performing or abstaining from performing, or aiding in procuring, expediting, delaying, hindering or preventing the performance of, any official act;
(c) aiding in procuring or preventing the passing of any vote or the granting of any contract or advantage in favour of any person; or
(d) showing or forbearing to show any favour or disfavour in his or her capacity as a public officer, commits an offence, whether or not the public officer had the power, right or opportunity so to do.”