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Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa

Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer - Africa. It shows that most people think...

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa

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South Africa's Zuma denies being 'king of corruption' Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over military equipment he sold as a minister in the 1990s....
17:51 2019-07-15

South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption at inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence conspiracy that started more than 25 years ago to ...
21:00 2019-07-15

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
17:34 2019-05-22

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
19:00 2019-05-22

‘State capture’: the corruption investigation that has shaken South Africa Gavin Watson was a hero of the struggle against apartheid. But this once-powerful businessman is now caught up in a sweeping inquiry that goes to the heart of how a nation is run. By Mark GevisserOn 1...
15:00 2019-07-11

South Africa's Zuma due back at corruption inquiry after adjournment Former South African president Jacob Zuma was due back at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday, after his lawyers requested an adjournment because they said he was being questioned unfairl...
10:34 2019-07-19

South Africa's Former President Offers Fiery Defense in Corruption Probe Former South African President Jacob Zuma forcefully defended himself at a corruption inquiry, denouncing more than two decades of allegations against him as a smear....
23:34 2019-07-15

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post....
17:17 2019-05-22

Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot Former president is appearing before committee investigating allegations that he presided over vast corruption networkSouth Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corrup...
18:34 2019-07-15

South Africa’s Middle Class Sours on Mandela’s Party, Tainted by Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
21:34 2019-05-21

Coffee May Not Be As Bad For Heart As Perceived: Study Multiple studies have shown that drinking coffee may make arteries stiffer, but according to a latest study, coffee may not be as bad as previously thought....
16:00 2019-06-03

Border Patrol Chief on migrant crisis: We're seeing 'increase after increase,' no signs of slowing A U.S. Border Patrol official said Friday that authorities are seeing "increase after increase" when it comes to the number of large groups of migrants seeking asylum. ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a ...
01:17 2019-07-11

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Paul Put - spurned in Europe, celebrated in Africa So far, Guinea have disappointed at this edition of the Africa Cup, and if they fail to beat Burundi on Sunday, their tournament will be over. Their coach Paul Put has an unusual back story....
21:51 2019-06-28

Egypt v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – live! Updates as the hosts look to secure a quarter-final place in CairoBenin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clashFeel free to email Scott with your thoughts 11.09am BST Can hosts Egypt make it to the quar...
20:17 2019-07-06

South Africa v Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Also featuring updates from Namibia v Ivory CoastMadagascar shock Nigeria to top Group BDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 6.41pm BST 83 mins: GOOOOAAALLLLL! Yes, it’s 3-1 to Ivory Coast in th...
19:51 2019-07-01

UK says it does not want to increase tension with Iran Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehran over a seized Iranian tanker and the passage of ...
15:17 2019-07-12

The 2020 Nissan GT-R Got Another Big Price Increase Each time a new model year of the Nissan GT-R comes around, it’s a reminder that we’re all a year older, and, like the GT-R, probably haven’t grown much or significantly improved ourselves during that...
00:00 2019-07-09

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending increased 0.4% in May, a modest gain that suggests Americans remain cautious about their finances. The Commerce Department said Friday that incomes rose 0.5% and in...
15:17 2019-06-28

How to increase shutdown speeds in Windows 10 For some users, speed is everything. Eliminate the built-in delay in the Windows 10 shutdown process by performing a few strategic edits of the Windows Registry file....
19:51 2019-07-17

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
01:51 2019-06-28

How recurring revenue can increase the value of your business The subscription model is in vogue, and this is no fleeting craze. Global research and advisory firm Gartner estimates that three in four organizations selling direct to consumers will offer subscript...
13:00 2019-06-03

How can I increase my laptop’s storage space? Marex has run out of space for music and graphic design work; thankfully, adding an SSD is easy I use a Dell 15-5577 laptop with 8GB of memory for music production and graphic design. The problem is t...
14:38 2019-05-21

GM investing $24M to increase pickup production The investment will include enhancements to the Fort Wayne plant's conveyors and other tooling to support the increased production. Work is expected to be completed this summer....
21:17 2019-05-30

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
01:51 2019-07-04

Johnson says he is prepared to increase public borrowing Favourite to be PM is challenged over how he would invest in services and cut taxesBoris Johnson has said he would be willing to increase public borrowing to pay for infrastructure projects as he was ...
21:51 2019-06-30

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
15:51 2019-05-21

TV ratings increase for second round of Democratic debate The ratings for the second round of the Democratic debate on Thursday night jumped more than 15 percent from the night before, a report said. The audience rose on all three venues — NBC, MSNBC, and Te...
10:51 2019-06-29

Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity In an effort to bring more diversity to its emoji collection, Apple announced Tuesday a new line of characters that include images representing the disabled along with expanded relationship options....
01:00 2019-07-18

Los Angeles County to increase fees for beachgoers Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to approve a series of fee increases Tuesday across several popular beaches in order to attempt to reduce what officials describe as a large deficit in beac...
16:17 2019-07-23

The Latest: Chipotle says tariffs could increase costs $15M WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on scheduled talks between the U.S. and Mexico (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Restaurant chain Chiptole Mexican Grill says the Trump administration’s threatened tarif...
18:34 2019-06-03

US weekly jobless claims increase slightly First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 in the most recent week, following the 211,000 claims reported for the prior week....
18:01 2019-05-30

U.S. weekly jobless claims increase slightly The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing even as the economy is slowing....
15:34 2019-05-30

Lenovo fuels the first PC sales increase in six months The PC market has been pretty gloomy of late, but global shipments went up by at least 1.5 percent after two down quarters, according to Gartner and IDC. Lenovo led the pack with a 25 percent share, f...
13:01 2019-07-12

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates? A study shows that a rise in suicide among children age 10 to 17 occurred after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released, but the show may not be to blame...
16:51 2019-05-21

How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Backfire and Increase Immigration President Donald Trump wants to slap tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t slow migration to the United States, but experts on trade and Latin America warn that the measures could end up driving even ...
03:17 2019-06-05

Cuba announces new economic measures, salary increase HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel says the governing council has approved economic measures including a rise in state salaries, long seen as a first step toward ending the country’...
04:34 2019-06-28

U.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025 The Trump administration plans to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the current standard, dialysis clinics, top health official...
16:17 2019-07-10

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for ...
19:00 2019-05-28

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves i...
22:34 2019-05-29

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to increase its prize money significantly and change the way ...
20:34 2019-06-27

Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use of Certain Medicines Here’s what research suggests about a class of drugs called anticholinergics, which treat a wide range of ailments, from depression to bladder issues....
20:00 2019-06-27

Will Increase ''Information-Sharing'' With Indian Forces: US General The Pentagon will prioritise increasing "interoperability and information-sharing capabilities" with the Indian Armed Forces, a top American General told lawmakers....
07:17 2019-07-12

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cannot be sold....
03:34 2019-05-25

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+...
11:17 2019-06-07

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh ...
22:17 2019-07-10

Blu Smart To Increase Mahindra eVerito Fleet To 500 Cars Blu Smart, India's first all-electric taxi service, plans to add 500 Mahindra eVerito electric sedans by April 2020. The start-up has flagged off the first 70 Mahindra eVerito across Delhi, Gurugram,....
13:51 2019-06-04

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from U.S. sanctions....
03:34 2019-07-04

Elon Musk Really, Really Believes Teslas Will Increase In Value, God Bless Him Congratulations to Chevy for their pickup truck emoji application. In other news, Chile’s really blowing their chance to be a lithium ion battery leader, European car sales are very bad no good, and a...
20:34 2019-07-17

PlayStation Vue applies a $5-a-month increase to all live TV plans Screenshot of PlayStation Vue live television service. (credit: Sony) Sony announced that it is increasing the subscription cost for its live TV streaming service. PlayStation Vue customers will see...
06:34 2019-07-02

Amazon asked some advertisers to increase spend on Prime Day by at least 100% Amazon Prime Day 2019 is an opportunity for Amazon to push companies to spend more on ads, some experts told CNBC. Amazon made $2.72 billion in its "other" segment in the first-quarter of this year, c...
16:51 2019-07-15

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
02:17 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Announces 20% Increase In Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has raised the company's quarterly dividend to $0.18 per share from $0.15 per shar...
13:17 2019-05-22

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U...
19:34 2019-06-12

Just a small increase in precipitation could cause widespread road outages According to new computer simulations, it doesn't require an uptick in major downpours to cause flooding capable of knocking out large road networks....
21:17 2019-05-21

Diabetes may increase risk of heart failure in women Diabetes might increase the risk of heart failure– especially in women. That’s according to a new study of 12 million people conducted by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health in the U...
04:17 2019-07-20

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
22:17 2019-05-22

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
13:51 2019-07-23

UAE telco du reports 2.5% increase in second-quarter profit to AED 464m UAE-based telecom operator Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, parent company of du, reported a 2.5% increase in second-quarter profit to AED 464m compared to AED 453m a year ago, fuelled ...
18:00 2019-07-23

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations R...
16:17 2019-05-21

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the fact that each photon of light can only knock loose a single electron, even if that ...
21:17 2019-07-03

CNG Price Hiked In Delhi, Seventh Increase Since April 2018 The increase in adjoining Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad was Re 1 per kg to Rs 52.95. CNG rates in Rewari, Gurugram and Karnal in Haryana have been raised by 95 paise....
16:51 2019-07-03

ICE will increase family deportations, according to acting director Mark Morgan Mark Morgan said that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will prioritize undocumented criminals, but no illegal immigrants should be exempt.        ...
01:51 2019-06-05

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it c...
03:34 2019-06-08

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infect...
20:01 2019-06-13

Consuming Too Much Energy Drink May Increase The Risk Of Heart Abnormalities Energy drinks may get you all pepped up; however, having them too much may increase your blood pressure levels and the risk of electrical disturbances in the heart, finds a recent study....
17:51 2019-05-29

Trump Administration Plans To Increase Merit-Based Immigration To 57% The Donald Trump administration in the US is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration and half those based on family and humanitarian system, in an effort to overhaul the...
16:17 2019-07-17

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in government....
18:17 2019-06-05

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with t...
02:00 2019-06-17

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to ha...
02:51 2019-06-06

JP Nadda Reviews BJP Membership Drive, Eyes 20 Per Cent Increase BJP working president JP Nadda on Monday held a meeting to review the preparations for the party's five-week countrywide membership drive that will begin on July 6....
10:17 2019-07-02

Ford cutting 12,000 jobs in Europe in effort to increase profits The job losses amount to about a fifth of Ford’s work force in Europe and are part of a broad restructuring that includes the previously announced closure of six plants....
18:34 2019-06-27

IEA does not expect 'huge increase' in crude prices: executive director The International Energy Agency (IEA) doesn't expect oil prices to rise significantly because demand is slowing and there is a glut in global crude markets, its executive director said on Friday....
13:34 2019-07-19

Increase Retirement Age In Phased Manner, Suggests Economic Survey The Economic Survey 2019 has suggested an increase in retirement age in a phased manner, in view of the changing demography in the country. While India has a burgeoning younger population, the balance...
13:17 2019-07-04

Huawei ban prompts Apple to slightly increase iPhone production According to a new research report from Cowen, Apple recently told its manufacturing partners to moderately increase iPhone production on account of the recent Huawei ban ushered in by the Trump admin...
02:00 2019-06-28

Recession Fears Grow in Europe and E.C.B. Signals Increase in Stimulus Mario Draghi, the central bank’s president, said “additional stimulus will be required” unless the economy improves. Action could come as early as July....
15:00 2019-06-18

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
18:51 2019-05-24

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetes Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers....
22:17 2019-05-22

Barrick said Tuesday comments on Acacia offer not a 'no-increase statement' Barrick Gold Corp said on Wednesday that comments by Chief Executive Mark Bristow that he had no intention of discussing a higher buyout offer for the company's African unit with its minority sharehol...
18:17 2019-06-19

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
16:51 2019-07-03

Night shifts do not increase breast cancer risk, study concludes UK study covering 100,000 women finds ‘no overall link’ between cancer and night workNight shift work does not increase the risk of breast cancer, finds a UK study covering analysis of 102,869 women o...
01:51 2019-05-29

Plan To Increase FDI In Aviation, Media: Nirmala Sitharaman In Budget Speech Nirmala Sitharaman became only the second woman in the history of Independent India to present the Union Budget. She said India will become a $3 trillion economy this year. "It is now the sixth......
08:17 2019-07-05

Marijuana legalization leads to an increase in snack sales, new report shows A recent study by Nielsen found states that have legalized recreational marijuana sales are selling more snack foods.       ...
19:00 2019-07-11

Proposal Received To Increase High Court Judges' Retirement Age: Minister The Chief Justice of India (CJI) has sent a proposal to increase the retirement age of high court judges to reduce pendency of cases, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Thursday told Rajya Sabha....
22:00 2019-07-11

Warren plans to increase annual refugee admissions nearly 800 percent from FY2018 Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Thursday released a sweeping immigration plan that would dramatically increase the number of refugee admissions by nearly 800 percent from FY 2018 and 250 percent fr...
02:00 2019-07-12

US issues final rules halting increase of fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration isn't deterred by legal attempts to preserve a once-planned increase in fuel efficiency penalties. The NHTSA has issued final rules freezing the fine at $5.50 for every ...
00:00 2019-07-14

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shoppi...
19:51 2019-05-21

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Orders Increase of Naval Weapons While Inspecting a New Submarine (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country’s military capability, state media reported...
08:51 2019-07-23

Swalwell racked up credit card debt despite pay increase joining Congress in 2013 Rep. Eric Swalwell has accumulated a massive credit card debt, failed to pay off his student loans and cashed out his pension despite earning $174,000 a year since 2013....
15:51 2019-05-21

Energy drinks may increase heart malfunction, high blood pressure risk Taking in energy drinks too quickly may disturb electrical activity in the body, potentially bringing on irregular heart rhythms and high blood pressure, a new study says....
18:01 2019-05-29

Expert climber says overcrowding, inexperience caused increase in Mount Everest deaths This year has been especially deadly for hikers on Mount Everest - with 11 people dying on the dangerous summit thus far this hiking season. Noted mountaineer and speaker Alan Arnette, who has climbed...
17:34 2019-05-29

Trump vows rapid increase in tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends President Donald Trump, incensed by a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico starting at 5% and ratcheting higher ...
04:00 2019-05-31

Cost of global push to prevent women dying in childbirth to increase sixfold As Trump funding drought continues, UN figures show billions more will be needed to meet global target on maternal mortalityThe cost of preventing women from dying in childbirth is projected to increa...
12:51 2019-07-19

Poor social relationships may increase the risk of bone loss in older women NBC NEWS – Poor social relationships may increase the risk of bone loss in older women. According to a new University of Arizona study of 11,000 postmenopausal women. Researchers assessed the w...
03:34 2019-07-11

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
14:17 2019-06-19

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
00:51 2019-06-19

Quickly removing fluids from kidney surgery patients may increase death risk Kidney patients have up to a 66 percent higher risk of death three months after surgery when excesss fluid is removed from their body at a rate higher than 1.75 milliliters....
12:17 2019-06-08

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame. The post US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and infla...
15:17 2019-06-28

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Program and Increase in Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a share repurchase program that authorizes the company to purchase up to $...
09:51 2019-05-23

High Consumption Of Junk Food May Increase Allergy Risk In Kids: Study According to recent study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, high junk food intake could be a possible reason for.....
09:17 2019-06-12

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.    ...
17:51 2019-05-24

UPDATE 6-Trump vows rapid increase in tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends President Donald Trump, incensed by a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting higher...
05:34 2019-05-31

Most extensive test of Android antivirus apps to date shows increase in quantity but not quality The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Out of 250 mobile apps tested, the majority were dubi...
14:32 2019-05-21

Money Moves: Elizabeth Warren Touts Plan to Increase Pay for Black and Brown Women Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth “I have a plan for that” Warren pledged Friday to help close the pay gap suffered by women of color, especially by women who are black or brown....
09:51 2019-07-06

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses in Manhattan....
20:51 2019-07-01

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ The post Iranian atomic agency spokesman says T...
14:17 2019-06-17

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be reviewed carefully after several freshman Democrat...
06:34 2019-06-11

CBOE Holdings Declares First-Quarter 2016 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share and increased its share repurchase autho...
11:17 2019-05-22

Inside the secret messages that allegedly show how big drug companies plotted to increase the price of your medicines Getty In April 2014, after the drugmaker Mylan hiked prices on more than seven of its drugs, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's largest generic drugmaker and one of Mylan's biggest rivals, al...
04:51 2019-06-08

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz B...
17:34 2019-06-16

CAF president free after corruption questioning "French authorities released the head of African football\u0027s ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours\u0027 questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor\u0027...
18:17 2019-06-07

Even More Juicy NRA Corruption Details Are Coming Out This has not been a good year for the National Rifle Association, which reportedly lost a huge amount of money in 2018. Since those losses were outed, the organization went through a public crisis of ...
14:17 2019-06-10

Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption Liviu Dragnea, the head of the governing Social Democrats, was ordered to start serving a three and a half year sentence. His party was also handed a rebuke in European elections....
19:00 2019-05-27

Mueller, Barr different 'sounds' on probe summaries will increase pressure on special counsel to testify: Jason Riley Attorney General William Barr and Special Counsel Robert Mueller both summarized the same report on the Russia investigation, but came away making two different sounds....
03:34 2019-05-30

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensi...
13:34 2019-06-04

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
17:51 2019-05-22

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's Fernández Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and her current presidential running mate Alberto Fernández launch their campaign Saturday with a political rally on the outskirts of Buenos Aires....
06:51 2019-05-25

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
07:51 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz B...
17:00 2019-06-16

PSG president under investigation in IAAF corruption case Nasser al-Khelaifi is a suspect in French inquiry into bids for athletics World ChampionshipsParis Saint-Germain’s president, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for alleged corrup...
19:00 2019-05-23

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis for corruption LONDON (AP) — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24-year-old Karen Khachatyran and 19-year-old Yuri K...
14:17 2019-06-17

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases PARIS (AP) — Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president on Wednesday, Gianni Infantino said he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misco...
12:34 2019-06-05

The Latest: Walmart to pay $282M in corruption probes ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Walmart’s multimillion settlement with federal authorities investigating the allegations of the company’s corrupt overseas practices (all times local):...
22:00 2019-06-20

APNewsBreak: Walmart to pay $138M over Brazil corruption ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Walmart has agreed to pay a $138 million criminal penalty to settle a Justice Department claim that it and a Brazilian subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The...
18:34 2019-06-20

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
00:34 2019-05-22

| Former Kenya athletics chief banned for corruption Kenya's former athletics team manager Michael Rotich has been banned for 10 years for agreeing to provide advance notice to athletes of doping tests in exchange for money....
14:00 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2018 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO – August 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange- holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an i...
20:34 2019-05-21

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer sai...
13:00 2019-06-07

15 More Senior Tax Officials, Accused Of Corruption, Made To Retire The government today sent 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases to compulsory retirement, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax......
13:34 2019-06-18

Debating Tonight: Michael Bennet on Corruption in Washington Mr. Bennet, a senator from Colorado, has called for a lifetime ban on members of Congress becoming lobbyists, and other measures meant to reboot American democracy....
00:34 2019-06-28

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepoti...
21:00 2019-06-13

Platini taken into custody over 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Disgraced former UEFA President Michel Platini has been taken into custody as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the French financial prosecutor's spo...
17:34 2019-06-18

Platini questioned on suspicion of Qatar World Cup corruption Former UEFA president and French football legend Michel Platini has been released after earlier being detained for what his team described as "technical reasons"....
02:51 2019-06-19

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is bei...
22:00 2019-06-06

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids jail in corruption case Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland was sentenced to two years' probation and 100 hours of community service Wednesday for his role in the college basketball corruption scandal....
06:00 2019-06-06

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office said on Wednesday, as he bows to a court order to ...
19:51 2019-06-19

Walmart To Pay Over $282 Million To Settle Anti-Corruption Charges Walmart agreed to pay more than $144 million to settle the SEC's charges and approximately $138 million to resolve parallel criminal charges by the Department of Justice, for a combined total of more....
15:51 2019-06-21

Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for California Rep. Duncan Hunter want a federal judge to reject an attempt by prosecutors to introduce evidence that the congressman used campaign funds to finance a string...
10:34 2019-06-29

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital....
02:00 2019-06-13

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated....
18:17 2019-06-13

Algeria detains businessman in corruption investigation: radio Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in a corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state radio said on Friday as demonstrators ret...
23:17 2019-06-21

Sudan's Bashir charged with corruption, in first appearance since April Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April....
03:17 2019-06-17

New commander takes on corruption "mess" in Afghan police Afghanistan's new police chief Khoshal Sadat has one of the hardest jobs in the country - rooting out abuses and bringing new energy to a force that for years has been used as a cash machine by corrup...
18:51 2019-06-04

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on F...
16:00 2019-06-07

New Order Paves Way For Disclosure Of Corruption Cases Against Ministers The Central Information Commission (CIC) has paved the way for disclosure of corruption complaints against Union ministers by terming objections of the Prime Minister''s Office (PMO) as "not correct"....
13:17 2019-07-04

Former Pakistani president Zardari arrested on corruption charges Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on corruption charges on Monday in a blow to the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party over what media said was an investigation into false bank ac...
17:00 2019-06-10

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians on...
21:51 2019-06-12

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
06:00 2019-06-18

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athl...
18:17 2019-05-23

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
20:51 2019-07-19

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austra...
17:00 2019-05-21

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruptio...
17:17 2019-05-21

Romania's ruling party chief jailed for corruption The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats Liviu Dragnea began a three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Monday after the Supreme Court upheld a graft conviction one day after his party lost a E...
18:51 2019-05-27

Video prompts Bosnians to protest judicial corruption SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnians are protesting outside the country’s top judicial body after a secretly recorded video emerged of its head appearing to take bribes through a middlem...
16:00 2019-05-29

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU el...
19:34 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case...
06:34 2019-05-28

Jacob Zuma Says Corruption Allegations Were a Conspiracy to Oust Him The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders....
19:17 2019-07-15

Microsoft settles corruption charges over bribery scheme Microsoft said it would settle a federal corruption charge that it was involved in an illegal bribery scheme in Hungary and pay $25 million in fines to put the matter to rest....
19:51 2019-07-22

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was allegedly passed to a financial advisor within the ...
23:00 2019-05-28

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen...
01:51 2019-07-23

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth...
17:00 2019-05-21

U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursd...
18:34 2019-07-18

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft...
13:51 2019-07-16

FIFA restoring ‘corruption’ to ethics code after criticism LONDON (AP) — FIFA is restoring the offense of “corruption” to its code of ethics, almost one year after facing criticism over the symbolic removal of the term. The Associated Press has se...
19:51 2019-05-24

U.S. Scores Guilty Plea in Mozambique Corruption Case The U.S. Department of Justice has gained a key advantage in its prosecution of an alleged global corruption ring involving $2 billion of Mozambican government debt deals....
17:51 2019-07-23

Malawi president, at inauguration, pledges to root out corruption Malawi's President Peter Mutharika began his second five-year term with a tough stance against corruption and pledged to revive the economy, following accusations of corruption and mismanagement....
21:00 2019-05-31

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaigns are no excuse to be 'lazy' Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decisions, according to Chinese state media....
08:51 2019-07-10

Judge won't toss Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption case A judge Monday refused to dismiss federal corruption charges against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter or move the trial out of San Diego, saying he found no evidence so far that the California Republican lawma...
09:34 2019-07-09

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials....
10:17 2019-07-09

Walmart to pay $282 million to settle charges of corruption at its foreign subsidiaries The company acknowledged wrongdoing as part of the settlements, which end a seven-year investigation into the company’s compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which prohibits U.S. companie...
01:00 2019-06-21

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
13:00 2019-05-23

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted of corruption charges The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted of corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the country        ...
12:34 2019-05-28

| Nigeria football chiefs ordered to face corruption trial Nigeria's High Court has ordered five top football bosses to face trial for corruption, as they are accused of stealing millions of dollars intended to develop the game....
19:34 2019-05-28

"Digital India Has Empowered People, Reduced Corruption": PM Modi On the fourth anniversary of his government's flagship programme ''Digital India'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the initiative has empowered people, reduced corruption and improved......
08:34 2019-07-01

UPDATE 3-Walmart to pay $282 mln to settle seven-year global corruption probe Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will pay $282 million to settle a seven-year-long investigation into whether its overseas units in Mexico, Brazil, China and India violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Pra...
01:00 2019-06-21

12 Top Tax Officers Told To Retire Amid Corruption, Sex Harassment Probes Twelve officials of the Union Ministry of Finance have been forced into compulsory retirement -- the allegations against them range from extortion to bribery and sexual harassment, a circular from the...
02:34 2019-06-11

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted on corruption charges FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted on corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the West African country...
13:00 2019-05-28

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers for the Republican congressman from California co...
06:51 2019-07-01

Former Unaoil Partner Pleads Guilty to Corruption Conspiracy Charges A former partner of Unaoil Group in Iraq has pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges brought in connection with an investigation by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office into the oil-services firm....
23:51 2019-07-19

Larry J. Hanley, 62, Dies; Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption A former bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to the mob....
02:01 2019-05-23

Larry J. Hanley, Who Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption, Dies at 62 A bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to organized crime....
19:17 2019-05-22

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to testify before a major corruption inquiry, claiming ...
03:51 2019-07-20

Former Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi Arrested By Anti-Corruption Agency Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, drawing a furious response from opposition parties, which accused the government of trying to silence...
19:17 2019-07-18

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading       ...
09:34 2019-05-25

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France A judicial official says the chief executive officer of media group beIN has been handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world...
17:34 2019-05-22

Russian journalist investigating corruption gets detained on drug charges The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve...
11:34 2019-06-10

Walmart to pay $282 million to settle seven-year global corruption probe Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will pay $282 million to settle a seven-year-long investigation into whether its overseas units in Mexico, Brazil, China and India violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Pra...
05:00 2019-06-21

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
06:34 2019-06-12

Romanians vote overwhelmingly to back anti-corruption effort BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians have voted overwhelmingly in support of anti-corruption initiatives in a referendum called by the country’s president. According to data released Monday by th...
16:17 2019-05-27

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin o...
17:00 2019-05-21

Impunity through bribery: Helen Mack Chang on corruption in Guatemala A culture of impunity and organized crime have made life dangerous for many in Guatemala. As citizens went to the polls, DW sat down with Helen Mack Chang to discuss the situation for activists in the...
12:17 2019-06-17

Canada judge rules SNC Lavalin corruption case can go to trial A judge in Montreal on Wednesday ruled there is enough evidence to send an SNC Lavalin corruption case to trial, as expected, following efforts by the Canadian construction company to reach a settleme...
17:51 2019-05-29

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said....
23:00 2019-07-05

Walmart to pay $144 mln to settle SEC charge over Brazil unit corruption claim Walmart Inc has agreed to pay a penalty of over $144 million to settle charges by the U.S. markets regulator that its Brazilian unit violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, according to regulatory...
20:34 2019-06-20

Indrani Mukerjea To Be Approver In Corruption Case Linked To Chidambarams Indrani Mukerjea's plea to turn approver in the INX Media corruption case involving former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram was today accepted by a Delhi court...
12:00 2019-07-04

Guatemala’s Presidential Election May Be a Blow to Anti-Corruption Effort The race will head to a runoff in August as a former first lady and a former prisons director vie for the presidency. Neither candidate has made fighting corruption a priority....
01:51 2019-06-18

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting the chair of the House committee overseeing the terri...
02:51 2019-07-11

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and Med...
02:17 2019-07-11

Anti-Corruption Bureau Files Case Against Former J&K Bank Chairman Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered a case against former chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Bank for allegedly causing loss to the public sector lender while executing a deal with a private......
19:34 2019-07-23

Disruption, corruption loom over UAW union talks with Big Three Detroit automakers Uncommon issues during this year's talks include technological changes threatening traditional union jobs and an ongoing federal corruption probe that has already led to eight convictions....
15:00 2019-07-23

Chicago Alderman Burke pleads not guilty in corruption case CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most powerful aldermen in Chicago’s history has pleaded not guilty to federal political corruption charges. Alderman Edward M. Burke entered the plea Tuesday after a su...
20:51 2019-06-04

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief....
09:51 2019-06-20

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial in the coming months in a corruption and influence peddling case. The former French president has been plagued by multiple scandals since losing his 2012 re-election bi...
00:17 2019-06-20

Algeria's ex finance minister questioned in corruption case: state TV Algeria's former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported....
13:34 2019-06-16

Algerian partner of Germany's VW questioned in corruption case: state TV Mourad Eulmi, the head of the Algerian family-owned firm SOVAC which runs an assembly plant with Germany’s Volkswagen AG, was questioned in court about corruption accusations on Sunday, state TV repor...
13:34 2019-06-16

Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April....
17:34 2019-06-16

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said....
20:17 2019-07-22

Jeffrey Epstein: How the sex-trafficking investigation could shed light on corruption The wealthy financier pleaded not guilty to sex-trafficking charges, but revelations about his past have sparked accusations of corruption.        ...
22:17 2019-07-09

Anti-Corruption Body Seeks Sanction To Prosecute Former NITI Aayog CEO The Central vigilance Commission (CVC) has sought sanction to prosecute serving and retired bureaucrats, including former Niti Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar and ex-secretary of Ministry of Micro,......
22:17 2019-06-21

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
02:17 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Walmart agrees to pay $138 mln to settle Brazil unit corruption claim Walmart Inc has agreed to pay a penalty of $138 million to settle a claim that its Brazilian unit violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, according to court filings....
20:34 2019-06-20

Pak Anti-Corruption Court Dismisses Case Against Nawaz Sharif's Daughter In a relief to jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz, a Pakistani anti-corruption court on Friday dismissed a plea filed against her for submitting a fake document in the.....
19:51 2019-07-19

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May Be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
15:01 2019-05-21

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
18:34 2019-06-27

Representative Duncan Hunter’s Wife Pleads Guilty in Corruption Case Margaret Hunter has agreed to cooperate with the prosecution in a case in which she and her husband, a six-term California congressman, were accused of using more than $200,000 in campaign funds for p...
09:34 2019-06-14

Sudan's military rulers meet U.S. diplomats, Bashir charged with corruption The head of Sudan's ruling military council held talks on Thursday with the senior U.S. diplomat for Africa, who was visiting Khartoum to encourage a transition to democracy two months after the overt...
20:34 2019-06-13

Algeria ex-PM Ouyahia appears in court in second alleged corruption case: state TV Algerian former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia appeared in a court in Algiers on Sunday to be questioned over alleged corruption involving the partner in Algeria of Germany’s Volkswagen, state TV said....
17:34 2019-06-16

Ex-Sudan leader Bashir appears before prosecutor to face corruption charges Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir was brought before a prosecutor to face corruption charges. It was the first time he has been seen in public since being toppled in an April coup....
00:17 2019-06-17

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has again been questioned over alleged corruption involving Volkswagen's local partner. He's the latest to face investigation as part of an army purge of the old ruling elit...
00:17 2019-06-17

BeIN Sports chief in World Athletics Championships corruption inquiry • French authorities suspect he paid bribes for Doha bid• Yousef Al-Obaidly denies wrongdoing in statementThe director general of the Qatari television group BeIN is under investigation for corruption...
14:51 2019-05-22

| WATCH: Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office....
08:34 2019-06-17

Platini 'hurt' by questioning over Qatar 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Former UEFA President Michel Platini says he has been left feeling 'hurt' after being detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar....
18:17 2019-06-19

Algeria prosecutor refers ex-PM to supreme court over alleged corruption: statement An Algerian prosecutor has referred former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, a current minister and two ex-ministers to the supreme court over corruption allegations, the Algiers public prosecutor's offic...
14:17 2019-06-19

Officers arrest ex-Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari over corruption probe Pakistani authorities arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari Monday as part of a corruption case in which he's accused of funneling money to two private companies....
19:34 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Canada judge rules SNC Lavalin corruption case can go to trial A judge on Wednesday ruled there is enough evidence to send an SNC-Lavalin corruption case to trial, as expected, following efforts by the Canadian construction company to reach a settlement that led ...
17:51 2019-05-29

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet that investigative reporter Ivan Golunov works for believes he has been framed. Golunov is known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and reportedly received death threa...
22:34 2019-06-07

German economy minister calls on Balkan states to tackle corruption The German economy minister said tackling corruption was a pre-condition for joining the European Union. Six Balkan nations hope to join the bloc in the coming years....
12:51 2019-07-05

An Arm of the World Bank Has Been Implicated in Latin America’s Biggest Corruption Scandal (BOGOTA, Colombia) — María Victoria Guarín was a key adviser on Colombia’s biggest-ever transportation project: a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) highway across mountainous terrai...
18:17 2019-07-02

NBC Sports: Richardson gets prison time in college basketball corruption trial TUCSON – Former University of Arizona assistant basketball coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson was sentenced Thursday to three months in prison followed by two years of probations in college basketball co...
05:34 2019-06-07

Alejandro Toledo: Peru ex-president faces corruption charges after US arrest Toledo is a fugitive from Peru for allegedly receiving $20m from a Brazilian construction company Peru’s former president Alejandro Toledo has been arrested in the United States following an extraditi...
06:34 2019-07-17

Lawsuit targets alleged Puerto Rico power company corruption SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances has filed a lawsuit to recover what it calls massive fraudulent payments made by the island’s power c...
20:17 2019-06-30

Mexico government accuses oil workers union boss of corruption -report Prosecutors have accused the leader of the Mexican oil workers union, Carlos Romero Deschamps, of corruption, the Reforma newspaper reported on Tuesday, amid a broader push by President Andres Manuel ...
21:34 2019-07-23

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses The Moscow media outlet that employs investigative reporter Ivan Golunov believes he's been framed. Golunov is known for investigations into graft in Russia's capital, and has reportedly received rece...
05:51 2019-06-08

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption through a vote of confidence...
03:17 2019-05-30

Another Brazen Trump Administration Corruption Tale, Courtesy of Elaine Chao It is another week in Trump’s America, which means it’s time for another story of our government’s transformation into a piggy bank for rich, corrupt assholes. The New York Times published a detailed ...
20:00 2019-06-03

Haiti: Anti-corruption protesters burn tires, block roads Thousands of demonstrators denouncing corruption have called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in further protests over alleged misuse of funds. He formerly headed a firm under scrutiny b...
02:00 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-Canada judge rules SNC Lavalin corruption case can go to trial A judge on Wednesday ruled there is enough evidence to send an SNC-Lavalin Group Inc corruption case to trial, as expected, following efforts by the Canadian construction company to reach a settlement...
22:17 2019-05-29

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former President Jacob Zuma to continue giving testimony....
12:34 2019-07-19

'Any amount we want': Iran poised to increase uranium enrichment at higher levels President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will commence higher-level uranium enrichment from July 7 if the impact of U.S. sanctions is not alleviated.        ...
12:17 2019-07-03

'The Definition of Corruption': Warren Calls Out FCC Advisory Committee Overrun by Corporate Suits Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for president, took aim at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week over the makeup of an advisory committee she calls “stacked with corporat...
03:17 2019-07-03

Austrian Chancellor moves to dismiss interior minister amid corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has recommended that the nation's far-right interior minister be dismissed amid a corruption scandal that could dent the hopes of populist parties across the contine...
21:00 2019-05-21

Guatemala elections show corruption rampant four years after uprising toppled president Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national palace on 3 September 2015, Gabriel Wer celebrated ...
23:17 2019-06-13

Puerto Rico governor refuses to step down amid corruption and texting scandals Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló refused to step down Tuesday amid demonstrations calling for his resignation after a series of scandals that continue to rock his administration on the island territo...
01:51 2019-07-17

Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’ Zuma, long accused of rampant corruption, denied allegations that he had allowed wealthy business executives to control government appointments and gain access to state coffers....
21:00 2019-07-15

Malta sends three suspects for trial on charges of killing anti-corruption journalist Three men will face trial in Malta for their alleged involvement in the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after the island's attorney general issued a bill of indictment agai...
19:17 2019-07-16

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run...
08:34 2019-05-29

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state...
16:17 2019-06-16

Ex-France president Sarkozy to face trial on charges of corruption, influence-peddling Nicolas Sarkozy, the former president of France, will stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling after the country’s highest court rejected his final appeal Tuesday....
02:51 2019-06-20

Warren calls on ex-FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board, says it 'smacks of corruption' "This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption, and makes the American people rightly cynical and distrustful," Warren said in a July 1 letter to Gottlieb....
18:51 2019-07-02

Algeria’s ex finance minister appears before Supreme Court in corruption case: state TV Algeria’s former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported....
11:51 2019-06-16

Embattled Brazil justice minister decries leaked texts in corruption probe Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his ethics whil...
00:51 2019-06-20

Ex-NBA star Chuck Person avoids prison time in NCAA corruption scandal Former NBA star Chuck “The Rifleman” Person avoided prison time after pleading guilty to taking bribes as an NCAA coach to steer student-athletes to a financial adviser, with the judge blaming Person’...
23:00 2019-07-17

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of Pres...
00:00 2019-05-23

South African corruption inquiry adjourns after Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair A South African judge adjourned until Friday morning a public inquiry into state corruption, after lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma said he was being questioned unfairly....
16:51 2019-07-17

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges.       ...
18:34 2019-06-10

Russian court puts anti-corruption journalist Golunov under house arrest A court in Russia on Saturday put a Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials under house arrest, a Reuters journalist reported from the court....
07:51 2019-06-09

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a di...
13:51 2019-07-23

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Increase in Price in Tender Offers for Class A-1 and Class A-2 Common Stock to $25.00 per Share CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that it is increasing the price in each of its two concurrent tender offers for shares of its class A...
10:51 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-Embattled Brazil minister assails authenticity of leaked texts in corruption probe Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for alleged leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his eth...
18:17 2019-06-19

Duncan Hunter's lawyers seek to block evidence of extramarital affairs in corruption case Lawyers for embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., acknowledged Friday that the lawmaker carried on several extramarital affairs, but said the spending of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to fi...
00:34 2019-06-30

Puerto Rico protesters stand up to vulgar texts, alleged corruption, and years of scandal Puerto Rico is bracing for a massive protest Monday calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Vulgar and misogynistic text messages from him spurred thousands of Puerto Ricans to demonstrate in...
01:00 2019-07-21

Ukraine president vows anti-corruption drive, says people tired of waiting for better life New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday used his first trip to North America to promise a sweeping anti-corruption drive, saying his people were fed up of waiting for a better life....
00:51 2019-07-03

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, accord...
20:34 2019-06-12

ICC orders fixers to steer clear of Cricket World Cup and assigns anti-corruption managers to each team The ICC are confident that the Cricket World Cup will not be troubled by corruption, and have taken the unusual step of contacting around a dozen known fixers telling them to steer clear of the tourna...
18:17 2019-05-24

Russia arrests Putin critic Alexei Navalny, hundreds more for taking part in anti-corruption protest Russian authorities arrested Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critic, together with hundreds other protesters who went to the streets following the arrest of a journalist....
18:17 2019-06-13

Facebook, Twitter and major social media sites blocked amid Liberian anti-corruption protest Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat amid anti-...
13:34 2019-06-12

Wife of accused Green Beret in line for Trump pardon says Army 'riddled with corruption at the highest levels' The wife of Maj. Mathew Golsteyn, the former Green Beret accused of the 2010 murder of a Taliban bombmaker, said that a pardon from President Trump "would end the eight year long nightmare" her husban...
09:17 2019-05-22

|Africa'sworkforcesettoovertakeAsiabyendofthe21stcentury Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demographic and economic challenges....
18:17 2019-07-20

Africa's demographic dilemma Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is declining as education, health and ...
11:51 2019-07-11

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic help, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
17:51 2019-06-12

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
20:17 2019-06-03

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
00:17 2019-06-20

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Wo...
21:34 2019-06-05

Lionel Messi gets red card at Copa America, blasts refereeing and 'corruption' afterward Argentina soccer star Lionel Messi boycotted bronze medal ceremony after win against Chile to protest refereeing and “corruption" at Copa America.       ...
07:51 2019-07-07

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final analysis will be modeled on the European Union's sin...
14:34 2019-05-29

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal • Group C: Senegal 0-1 Algeria• Group B: Madagascar 1-0 BurundiYoucef Belaïli fired Algeria into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of a bad-tempered 1-0 victory over Senegal ...
00:51 2019-06-28

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
21:00 2019-06-13

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
21:00 2019-06-30

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way to go, but the climate crisis could quicken their a...
17:51 2019-07-15

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apart...
20:17 2019-05-23

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to highlight opportunities – but sometimes trips don...
14:38 2019-05-21

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango ...
23:17 2019-07-05

Bloodhound will test its supersonic car in Africa this October The Bloodhound supersonic car project might be all about getting from A to B as quickly as possible, but its journey to date has been anything but streamlined. Since the project was announced in 2008,...
21:34 2019-07-10

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and heat up commerce within the continent itself....
07:34 2019-07-11

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with the best....
10:17 2019-07-11

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestures at the men butchering meat and cooking it over...
05:51 2019-07-10

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Beni...
21:34 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of seeing a goal from their biggest hero. Mo Salah didn’t...
11:51 2019-06-28

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant t...
22:00 2019-06-28

Morocco 1-0 Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened An 89th minute own-goal from Itamuna Keimuine gifted Morocco a crucial Group of Death victory, spoiling an enterprising Namibian performanceMorocco 1-0 Nambia: read the match report 5.32pm BST So, tha...
20:34 2019-06-23

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea fac...
22:17 2019-06-22

Nigeria v Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - live! Minute-by-minute coverage of the Group B game in AlexandriaTrézéguet goal gets Egypt up and runningAny thoughts? You can email Paul | Tweet @Paul_Doyle 5.04pm BST Nigeria: Akpeyi; Shehu, Troost-Ekong,...
18:51 2019-06-22

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
00:17 2019-07-20

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely know...
12:17 2019-07-01

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts sa...
20:34 2019-07-14

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
19:34 2019-06-20

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100% green energy by 2020....
13:51 2019-07-21

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with lif...
15:00 2019-06-28

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
14:32 2019-05-21

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Saharan Africa....
13:34 2019-07-19

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
22:17 2019-06-11

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the league's international ambition....
12:34 2019-05-31

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts at growth and reforms. The government...
14:17 2019-06-04

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
07:00 2019-06-16

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
21:17 2019-06-08

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
23:00 2019-05-28

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa head said on Tu...
18:17 2019-05-28

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
15:17 2019-06-10

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe players....
10:01 2019-06-05

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the equator....
19:17 2019-05-29

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
14:51 2019-05-21

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
00:51 2019-06-12

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
14:38 2019-05-21

New Zealand vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa will look to avenge their semi-final loss at the previous World Cup that saw them once again going down in a knockout game in an ICC tournament....
14:00 2019-06-18

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against B...
18:34 2019-06-28

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Inf...
12:00 2019-06-10

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest pay...
13:00 2019-05-29

South Africa slings back the fynbos-flavored gin Last year, gin consumption in South Africa grew by an astonishing 50 percent, to half a pint for every man, woman and child. No wonder that distilleries are mushrooming, trying to give a colonial......
21:00 2019-06-28

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
08:51 2019-05-29

Fall picked as first president of Basketball Africa League NEW YORK (AP) — Amadou Gallo Fall is the first president of the Basketball Africa League. The NBA made the announcement of his move on Tuesday. Fall has been with the NBA since 2010, most recently as ...
00:00 2019-05-29

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications.Th...
01:17 2019-05-29

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa director said o...
01:01 2019-05-29

Africa battles high rates of suicide and depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research i...
23:34 2019-06-08

Africa's CFA Franc – colonial relic or stabilizing force? Some praise the French-backed CFA franc for its stability, others denounce it as a colonial hangover. The benefits and drawbacks of Africa's CFA currencies are being more hotly disputed than ever befo...
19:34 2019-05-27

UK's Harry and Meghan head to Africa for first family tour Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will head to southern Africa later this year for their first official overseas tour as a family since the birth of son Archie....
19:17 2019-06-27

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
20:51 2019-05-24

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Special Operations Forces and continue needed counterinsu...
14:34 2019-06-11

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadi...
12:51 2019-05-25

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
16:51 2019-05-25

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
08:51 2019-06-11

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal 7.57pm BST Senegal’s haplessness again...
00:51 2019-06-28

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfe...
16:17 2019-07-18

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of s...
07:34 2019-06-28

Infantino reacts to Blatter criticism over Africa cleanup FIFA president Infantino hits back at Blatter's 'colonialism' criticism of African soccer cleanup       ...
12:17 2019-07-18

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country...
17:17 2019-05-25

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as coach....
16:17 2019-05-27

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers wa...
13:00 2019-05-29

South Africa's Ramaphosa to announce new cabinet at 8 p.m.: presidency South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce his new cabinet at 8:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, two weeks after his ruling African National Congress (ANC)...
18:51 2019-05-29

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, writes ...
20:34 2019-05-30

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni...
23:51 2019-06-04

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egypt....
23:00 2019-07-03

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of ma...
03:00 2019-05-31

Africa's vision for the future – much more than a free trade deal The Agenda 2063 is meant to bring Africa together in a multitude of ways. However, at an AU summit in Niger, the main focus will be on a free trade agreement, with little time for other issues....
19:34 2019-07-05

Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing? The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of ever coming true by others....
10:51 2019-07-09

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes....
17:17 2019-06-03

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against England....
11:51 2019-06-01

Bangladesh v South Africa: Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days Feel free to email Rob 11.23am BST 11th over: Bangladesh 72-1 (Soumya 40, Shakib 5) So...
12:34 2019-06-02

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
01:01 2019-06-03

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nations participating in it, writes DW's Claus Stäcker....
01:51 2019-07-09

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy.'...
21:17 2019-07-07

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,0...
19:51 2019-07-11

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
21:34 2019-06-06

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
07:51 2019-06-09

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance by Morocco, perhaps the best in the tournament so fa...
22:34 2019-06-28

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in t...
21:51 2019-06-08

South Africa edge neighbours Namibia to make last 16 "South Africa\u0027s Bongani Zungu scored with a header from a second-half corner to secure a 1-0 win over Namibia on Friday and his country\u0027s first points in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations...
15:34 2019-06-29

Cameroon v Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Live updates from Ismailia, kick-off 6pm (BST)Warda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of playersFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 7.26pm BST 69 mins: Wakaso gets a free-kick after g...
20:34 2019-06-29

| Markram, Bavuma to lead South Africa 'A' in India CSA has named Aiden Markram as captain of the four-day squad and Temba Bavuma as captain of the one-day squad for the SA 'A' tour to India in August and September....
20:51 2019-06-29

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana either. Groups E and F are both wide open as a result....
02:00 2019-06-30

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
21:17 2019-07-12

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women fi...
01:00 2019-05-30

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: The surprise package from Madagascar Madagascar have been the pleasant surprise package of this Africa Cup of Nations. Having cruised into the round of 16, they are now set to face a team that finished third in the group stage....
00:17 2019-07-02

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals but reveals the limits of his power to clean up th...
04:01 2019-05-30

GSK-Pfizer JV gets conditional approval from S.Africa's competition regulator GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Pfizer Inc's planned joint venture received conditional approval from a South African regulator on Tuesday, clearing a hurdle in the creation of a consumer health giant with sa...
15:34 2019-07-02

Algeria 3-0 Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – at it happened Fine goals from Mohamed Belaili, Riyad Mahrez and Adam Ounas gave Algeria a comfortable win; they meet Mali or Ivory Coast next, and look good enough to go all the way. 9.52pm BST An excellent perfor...
05:17 2019-07-08

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing cou...
12:00 2019-06-12

South Africa 0-1 China: Women's World Cup – as it happened Li Ying’s fine finish proved enough for China to defeat a spirited South Africa, and boost their chances of progressing to the last 16 10.24pm BST That’s all from me, but we’ll have a full match repor...
02:01 2019-06-14

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical...
02:34 2019-05-23

Algeria fans celebrate Africa Cup of Nations win – video Fans have been celebrating Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations title after a second-minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah gave them a 1-0 win over Senegal in the final. Their players and fans celebrated a care...
14:17 2019-07-20

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
06:17 2019-06-22

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran out of ideas against a well organised and very tidy Z...
01:51 2019-06-22

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its general secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
13:51 2019-06-20

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eighth time....
11:51 2019-06-13

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
21:34 2019-05-21

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary sup...
06:17 2019-06-16

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title....
10:34 2019-06-21

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or twee...
17:00 2019-06-15

South Africa’s president responds to critical report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will urgently challenge in court a report by the country’s corruption watchdog that found he misled lawmakers about a contribution to his ...
19:34 2019-07-21

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Parc des Princes on Thursday....
03:00 2019-06-13