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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 that corru...

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa

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South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues South Africans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout amid some saying they are disillusioned by widespread corruption and unemployment...
19:13, 05/08/2019

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....
16:39, 07/15/2019

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...
18:13, 05/22/2019

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....
02:13, 05/23/2019

‘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 17 January this year, South Africans watched, trans...
11:39, 07/11/2019

'I know nothing': South Africa's Zuma ducks and dives at corruption inquiry Former South African President Jacob Zuma ducked and dived on his second day of testimony at a corruption inquiry on Tuesday, saying he knew nothing about his business friends the Guptas allegedly offering a former lawmaker a ministerial position....
16:13, 07/16/2019

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....
18:26, 07/15/2019

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....
15:39, 05/22/2019

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 corruption allegations that he is the victim of a plot b...
14:39, 07/15/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be the last time the governing ANC wins an overall majority, unless the party renews itself and starts d...
10:26, 05/08/2019

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....
09:13, 06/03/2019

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. ...
17:52, 06/07/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo• Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for South Africa in their shock 1-0 victory over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations. Lorch struck following a...
15:00, 07/07/2019

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....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Ivory Coast v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the action in Cairo‘Mandela brought pressure’: South Africa’s Afcon triumphAny thoughts? You can email John | tweet @johnbrewin_ 2.16pm BST Two former winners take to the Afcon stage in Cairo, though neither are particular...
15:39, 06/24/2019

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 gallant South Africa as the tournament served up m...
10:00, 07/11/2019

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 quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations? Recent fo...
20:13, 07/06/2019

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 the other game, Wilfried Zaha, apparently subject of...
19:52, 07/01/2019

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 vessels through the Strait of Hormuz....
15:39, 07/12/2019

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....
21:13, 05/30/2019

NBC’s first-ever Indy 500 delivers 11% ratings increase NBC’s first-ever broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 showed an 11% ratings increase over last season according to NBC, Nielsen and Abode Analytics. Sunday’s race averaged a combined 5.446 million viewers watching on NBC and online via NBCSp...
05:00, 05/28/2019

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 subscription services by 2023. And it’s not just B2C...
12:52, 06/03/2019

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 time. But the GT-R has one thing on all of us: th...
20:13, 07/08/2019

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....
17:26, 07/17/2019

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 inflation remained tame, increasing just 1.5% in the...
16:13, 06/28/2019

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....
02:39, 06/28/2019

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 that its 256GB SSD is not enough to store all my pr...
10:26, 05/16/2019

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 Telemundo — for the event featuring front runners Jo...
03:00, 06/29/2019

Walmart: Tariffs will increase prices for shoppers The chief financial officer of Walmart warned more tariffs could lead to an increase in prices for shoppers.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

EU will seek a sharp increase of US gas imports by 2023 The European Union will seek to increase its imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States to 8 billion cubic metres per year by 2023....
10:52, 05/02/2019

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....
03:52, 05/21/2019

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 pressured over how a government he led could inves...
21:00, 06/30/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the town will see a higher water bill. It would just ...
21:13, 05/15/2019

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...
19:52, 05/02/2019

Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China again ​​President Trump on Thursday upped the ante on China, ​saying he’ll decide by the end of the month whether to impose tariffs ​on another​ $300 billion ​in​ Chinese imports. ​”Our talks with China – a lot of interesting things are h...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Does living alone increase mental health risk? A recent study concludes that living alone is strongly linked to poorer mental health. According to the analysis, the main driver seems to be loneliness....
21:39, 05/02/2019

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.       ...
02:52, 07/04/2019

IRS proposes update to Form W-4 to increase accuracy The IRS has proposed an update to the Form W-4 that it says will increase its accuracy and reduce its complexity. But experts say it may prove a bit more difficult for employees to complete. The form, which is used to help employers know how much to ...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China WASHINGTON – Pushing for a quicker outcome to trade talks with China, President Trump announced he’ll increase tariffs with the country this week. “For 10 months, China has been paying Tariffs to the USA of 25% on 50 Billion Dollars of High Tec...
04:00, 05/06/2019

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....
23:00, 07/17/2019

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....
18:13, 05/30/2019

IEA says does not expect 'huge increase' in crude prices 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....
08:26, 07/19/2019

Recommended gap between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test A more sensitive way of screening for cervical cancer will be introduced in the UK this year, and could allow women to safely wait longer between tests...
14:53, 04/28/2019

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....
11:39, 05/31/2019

These common drugs may increase dementia risk Drugs that doctors often use in the treatment of overactive bladder, gastrointestinal conditions, and depression may increase dementia risk by almost half....
22:13, 06/25/2019

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, followed by HP and Dell with 22.2 and 16.9 percent,...
14:00, 07/12/2019

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’s dual-currency system. Cuba has a dual-currency s...
01:13, 06/28/2019

Budget Gives First-Time Homeowners Rs 1.5 Lakh Increase In Tax Deduction The deduction, which now stands at a total of Rs 3.5 lakh, is applicable to loans sanctioned during the current fiscal year and for home worth up to Rs 45 lakh...
18:26, 07/05/2019

Peanut Immunotherapy May Actually Increase Your Risk of Serious Allergic Reactions A promising therapy for certain food allergies may be riskier than hoped, according to a new review. It found that patients with a peanut allergy given oral immunotherapy—a treatment that exposes them to small doses of the food over time—were more li...
15:26, 04/28/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asylum Support Office....
05:26, 06/11/2019

Jeremy Hunt: Military spending must increase 'decisively' Jeremy Hunt has signalled he wants military spending to increase "decisively" to counter new threats as he waded into the defence brief in a move many will see as a leadership pitch....
03:52, 05/14/2019

More choice for IPO lawsuits in U.S. spur 200% increase in some exec insurance Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
21:52, 06/17/2019

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 in the summer....
06:13, 05/30/2019

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 alliances, so many alliances. All this and more in ...
21:00, 07/17/2019

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....
02:26, 05/25/2019

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.S.-made Apache attack helicopters. A letter signe...
21:52, 06/12/2019

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.K. It showed women with type one diabetes were fi...
08:13, 07/20/2019

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 all multi-channel plans increase their monthly ra...
00:00, 07/02/2019

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....
01:13, 05/16/2019

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 heart disease....
04:13, 05/29/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. It’s ...
18:52, 05/09/2019

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....
04:26, 07/04/2019

Here’s how Trump’s trade war with China might increase the price of the iPhone The stock market has been particularly volatile as of late, which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given Donald Trump’s penchant for making threats on Twitter about increasing import tariffs on Chinese-made goods. And while Trump has ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation BEIJING (AP) — China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation....
07:39, 05/10/2019

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 Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal....
22:00, 07/10/2019

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, consisting primarily of advertising sales....
16:13, 07/15/2019

How to increase virtual disk size when running Windows 10 in a VM Newer versions of Windows 10 require larger amounts of free space for installation. Here's how to expand your Windows 10 virtual machine disks to prepare for your upgrade....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Global Stocks Rebound as Tariff Increase Comes Into Force Global stocks rallied in the wake of Washington’s decision to impose higher tariffs on China, and Beijing’s promise to retaliate, as investors pinned hopes on the continuing dialogue between the two nations....
13:52, 05/10/2019

U.S. retail sales increase solidly in boost to economy U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
16:13, 07/16/2019

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,......
21:13, 06/04/2019

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....
06:52, 05/23/2019

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....
03:39, 05/23/2019

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 officials said on Wednesday during a press briefing....
16:52, 07/10/2019

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 more people to head north. Frustrated by continued...
03:13, 06/05/2019

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....
03:00, 06/26/2019

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 significantly increase its prize money and change the way it is distributed, if leading players have their w...
15:39, 06/27/2019

Prices for Mexican tomatoes expected to increase 40% to 85% with new tariff The U.S. will impose a 17.5% tariff on imported Mexican tomatoes, a move that experts say may lead to shortages and price hikes.        ...
13:39, 05/08/2019

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 share, an increase of 20 percent. (Logo: http://p...
03:13, 05/04/2019

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+ visibility, is determined to change that....
01:26, 06/07/2019

New Study Shreds the Idea That Undocumented Immigrants Increase Crime We’ve long known that President Donald Trump’s talking point of undocumented immigrants causing a surge of crime in their U.S. communities is baseless. However, a new analysis from the Marshall Project and the New York Times illustrates just how fals...
00:00, 05/14/2019

HMRC pushes steep VAT increase for new solar-battery systems Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rateHomes hoping to shrink their carbon footprints by installing a solar-battery system face a steep VAT increase from October under new laws proposed by HMRC.The Treasur...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Pakistan beat New Zealand to increase World Cup pressure on England • New Zealand 237-6; Pakistan 241-4; Pakistan win by six wickets• Babar Azam scores century in successful run chasePakistan are making a late surge in the direction of the World Cup’s semi‑final spots, with the winds of their victorious 1992 campaign...
23:52, 06/26/2019

Anticholinergic drugs linked to 50 percent increase in dementia risk A new study has found that widely used prescription drugs are linked to “nearly a 50% increased odds of dementia” in older adults, researchers say. The authors of the report, which appears in JAMA Internal Medicine, believe the meds most ...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Afghans Supported by U.S. Repel Taliban to Increase Leverage in Talks Afghans supported by U.S. forces push back against the Taliban in a small farming district to help increase leverage in the Doha peace talks. But it’s unclear what the Kabul government will do to keep the district secure and the Taliban at bay....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling economy in limbo as businesses, consumers and markets wait to see when, and in what form, the proposal wi...
03:26, 05/09/2019

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 Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in t...
19:39, 05/13/2019

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 administration. The report, which was obtained by Apple...
02:26, 06/28/2019

US tariff increase on $200B of Chinese imports takes effect BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump’s increased tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports are taking effect, heightening tensions with Beijing. At 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Friday, the Trump administration raised the import taxes on those good...
07:39, 05/10/2019

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....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Ky. Public Service Commission Denies Atmos Gas Rate Increase FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has denied a request by Atmos Energy to increase residential natural gas rates for about 177,000 customers in central and western parts of the state. The move by the commission leaves the t...
13:39, 05/08/2019

India, China Behind Increase In Global Alcohol Consumption: Study The world consumed ten percent more alcohol per adult in 2017 than in 1990, due in large part to heavier and more widespread drinking in China and India, researchers said Wednesday....
08:39, 05/08/2019

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 the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nea...
04:26, 06/17/2019

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday....
21:26, 06/25/2019

Germany sees big increase in anti-Semitic acts of violence BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says the number of anti-Semitic acts of violence rose sharply last year alongside a further increase in those identified as far-right extremists. The BfV agency said in its annual report Thur...
16:39, 06/27/2019

London police increase patrols after four people killed in as many days The murders of at least five people in just as many days have triggered a massive investigation by London police and an increase of patrol across the British capital....
16:52, 06/17/2019

LTA eager to work with Andy Murray to increase tennis participation • Governing body in regular contact with Murray brothers• Concerns not enough is being done to build on the Scot’s legacyThe chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association has insisted that British tennis’s governing body has a productive relationshi...
19:00, 06/30/2019

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....
15:39, 06/05/2019

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.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Petrol prices skyrocket in second-worst monthly increase since 2000 News 3 May, 2019 Petrol and diesel prices both on the rise as a result of higher wholesale costs driven by reduced global oil production...
16:39, 05/03/2019

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......
08:39, 07/17/2019

McSally: 44% increase in sexual assault shows military commanders must do more Unit commanders need to be held responsible for making sure sexual assault cases are processed properly, Sen. Martha McSally said in response to a Pentagon report that found sexual assaults on active-duty women increased 44% in two years....
23:52, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-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 officials said on Wednesday during a press briefing....
16:52, 07/10/2019

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....
06:52, 05/23/2019

Pfizer Raises Earnings Projections on Biopharma Sales Increase Pfizer raised its full-year earnings projections as the company reported a better-than-expected first-quarter performance, primarily from sales in its biopharmaceutical business....
16:52, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Tenn. police increase death toll at 2 homes to 7 The Latest on the deaths of multiple victims at two homes in rural Tennessee (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Authorities say the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee has now reached six....
05:00, 04/29/2019

NWHL agrees to increase salaries, benefits, revenue sharing The National Women’s Hockey League is increasing salaries, offering a 50-50 split of sponsor-related revenues and improved benefits in an agreement reached with its players’ association. The union did not release any specific monetary fig...
03:00, 05/24/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those Crossword or Bingo cards to pass some time while ...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
03:26, 05/04/2019

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 could develop its own, similar software, which woul...
18:52, 06/07/2019

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....
06:52, 05/30/2019

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....
18:26, 05/24/2019

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 infection from HIV.But the study found a dramatically hi...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will rise due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Trump congratulates New Jersey lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires In a morning tweet, the president weighed in on the budget process in a state where Democrats control the governor’s office and both chambers of the legislature....
18:13, 07/01/2019

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......
15:26, 07/04/2019

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....
19:52, 07/03/2019

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 photon carried twice the energy needed to do so. B...
22:39, 07/03/2019

Corruption as a constant form of destruction We are accustomed to hearing of misdeeds and not a lot about repairs or any kind of substantial progress. Just look any way, anywhere, and the evidence of funny business can always be found. It is a national form of business....
14:49, 04/28/2019

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\u0027s office said on Friday."...
20:39, 06/07/2019

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 leadership, followed by leaked documents that show...
10:00, 06/10/2019

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 Bouteflika....
23:52, 06/16/2019

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....
23:52, 05/27/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday, the final step toward activation of President Donald Trump's plann...
05:39, 05/10/2019

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 over 10 years. The Breast Cancer Now Generations st...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Slovenian banks increase first-quarter profit slightly, bad loans fall Slovenian banks made a combined net profit of 130.2 million euros ($145.63 million) in the first quarter of 2019, up from 128.8 million a year ago, the Bank of Slovenia said in a monthly report on Tuesday....
14:00, 05/28/2019

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....
23:39, 07/11/2019

Agriculture Secretary Perdue vows aid to farmers as China tariffs increase Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Friday that the Trump administration would provide additional aid to farmers to make up for the current escalation in the trade war with China. Beijing, one of the largest purchasers of U.S. farm exports, has w...
19:52, 05/10/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
14:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 6-Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will rise due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
03:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 4-Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores fo...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Walmart says higher tariffs on China goods will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on imports from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
14:39, 05/16/2019

The Grey's Anatomy Season 15 Finale Promo Will Increase Your Anxiety Levels Would it be a Grey's Anatomy season finale without some kind of weather event? The answer, you know it, is no. In the Thursday, May 16 episode, "Jump Into the Fog," a fog......
16:13, 05/10/2019

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....
19:52, 07/03/2019

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 tenth of a mile per gallon a new vehicle consumes ...
02:52, 07/14/2019

Markets tumble after Trump threatens to dramatically increase China tariffs President says talks are going ‘too slowly’ and threatens to more than double tariffs Financial markets around the world have tumbled after Donald Trump risked jeopardising delicate trade talks with China by unexpectedly saying he would raise tariffs...
14:52, 05/06/2019

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 from the Obama years....
23:52, 07/11/2019

Top Court Rejects Opposition's Request To Increase EVM Paper Trail Count The Supreme Court today rejected a plea by 21 opposition parties that asked for counting of at least 25% per cent EVM paper trail machines - instead of only five - in every assembly segment. This was......
08:52, 05/07/2019

Calls increase for Dems to address climate change at Miami debates MIAMI — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week’s presidential debates in the low-lying city. The City of ...
01:39, 06/26/2019

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.       ...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezuela's own military and political elite who are facilitating the passage of drugs in and out of the c...
14:49, 04/28/2019

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....
18:52, 05/22/2019

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 ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in ...
12:26, 06/04/2019

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....
03:00, 05/22/2019

Scott Pruitt Did Even More Corruption Than Previously Thought Former EPA head Scott Pruitt and his staff spent $124,000 on unnecessary first and business class travel during his time in the Trump administration, according to new information unearthed by the EPA’s Office of the Inspector General and reported by ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

"Ready To Debate With PM On Corruption," Says Rahul Gandhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chiefRahul Gandhi will be in Uttar Pradesh today to address poll ralliestwo days before the fifth phase of national elections is held in 51 constituencies......
09:39, 05/04/2019

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases PARIS (AP) — Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct. Infantino is running un-opposed for a second p...
11:13, 06/05/2019

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 Bouteflika....
22:52, 06/16/2019

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption        ...
13:52, 05/23/2019

China Probes Former Securities Regulator for Corruption China’s anticorruption agencies are investigating a former top securities regulator for allegedly violating the law and flouting Communist Party regulations....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Protesters are calling for an overhaul of Algeria's political system....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Spain arrests 5 in Guatemala corruption investigation MADRID (AP) — Spanish anti-corruption prosecutors have arrested five people who are suspected of being involved in payoffs by a Barcelona company to the former president and vice president of Guatemala. Prosecutors say Wednesday the case concerns the...
16:52, 05/08/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial A sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers        ...
01:52, 05/09/2019

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....
11:13, 05/25/2019

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....
13:39, 05/21/2019

Drinking Excessive Diet Soda May Increase Risk Of Diabetes: Preliminary Study A new study has suggested that drinking as many as five cans of diet soda or about one and a half litres of diet drinks with artrificial sweeteners in them daily may result in diabetes....
15:39, 05/07/2019

Trump's China Tariffs To Increase Cost Of Bible, Upsets Religious Groups The trade war that Donald Trump has initiated with China by imposing massive tariffs on the Chinese products has upset one of his core support bases, the influential church community, that fears the......
11:52, 06/26/2019

U.S. Stock Market Falls After President Trump Threatens to Increase Tariffs on China U.S. equities fell by the most since March as investors remained on edge over President Donald Trump’s threat to increase tariffs on billions of dollars of imports from China. Oil dropped and the yen strengthened. The benchmark S&P 500 staged ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

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.        ...
00:39, 05/18/2019

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....
06:13, 06/08/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as Trump threatens to increase tariffs on Chinese goods Gold rose on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, indicating a dramatic deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade talks and prompting a sharp downturn in riskier assets....
07:52, 05/06/2019

Trump's threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China's economy like a sucker punch AP If the US hikes tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25%, as President Donald Trump and his trade representatives have threatened, the result would be sudden and devastating. While the Chinese economy appears stable, that only happen...
10:26, 05/08/2019

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 shopping....
03:26, 05/11/2019

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 Everest four times, said that a number of factors...
21:26, 05/29/2019

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....
16:13, 06/28/2019

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......
11:39, 06/12/2019

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....
17:52, 06/19/2019

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending The White House is opposed to bundling together the debt ceiling and a measure to fund the government, while expressing that Trump will not accept another significant increase in federal spending, a source says....
15:00, 04/28/2019

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 women’s bone health and asked them to describ...
04:13, 07/11/2019

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....
03:39, 05/30/2019

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....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Brazil airline Gol forecasts 24% increase in unit passenger revenue, earnings rise Brazilian airline Gol expects unit passenger revenue to increase by 24% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, the company said in a corporate filing on Monday....
20:26, 07/08/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
04:00, 05/18/2019

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 $100 million of its unrestricted common stock. (Lo...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — 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. Numerous journalists saw the van leave the ...
20:52, 06/12/2019

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 Friday....
19:39, 06/07/2019

Panama's new president takes office, pledges end to corruption Panama's new President Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo vowed to curb corruption and close the wealth gap in the isthmus nation at his swearing-in ceremony on Monday....
02:00, 07/02/2019

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 accounts and money laundering....
19:13, 06/10/2019

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"......
15:26, 07/04/2019

Thousands protest in Liberia against corruption, economic decline Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president, former football star George Weah....
01:52, 06/08/2019

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 said he had been framed....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that Hossein Fereidoun, a close confidante of the presid...
17:39, 05/04/2019

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....
16:26, 07/15/2019

Algerian army chief says big corruption cases to be revealed Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday several big corruption cases would come to light in a crackdown on systemic graft, private channel Ennahar TV reported....
17:00, 04/30/2019

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 corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
21:26, 05/23/2019

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......
16:52, 07/16/2019

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 middleman, himself a police officer. Hundreds gathered We...
15:00, 05/29/2019

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....
18:52, 07/19/2019

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 company....
20:00, 05/28/2019

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 European election to centrist groupings....
20:52, 05/27/2019

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....
21:39, 05/31/2019

Decrepit Factory Becomes Symbol of Mexican Corruption Battle The purchase by Mexican state oil company Pemex of a fertilizer plant that still isn’t running, six years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, has emerged at an emblem of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s campaign against corruption....
20:39, 06/04/2019

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....
08:00, 07/10/2019

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent against his own vice president as well as the main opposition party....
15:00, 05/19/2019

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 Austral firm....
20:26, 05/15/2019

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 being questioned by French authorities investigating ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

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 corruption there....
21:00, 05/20/2019

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....
04:52, 06/06/2019

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 lawmaker cannot get a fair trial here....
05:52, 07/09/2019

Anger over corruption widespread ahead of Panama election Anger over brazen corruption and weariness over the political status quo are widespread in the Panamanian electorate ahead of Sunday’s vote to pick the country’s next president...
19:39, 05/03/2019

CFK brands 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 around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presid...
14:39, 05/21/2019

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 elections....
23:00, 05/27/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — 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. Opposition leader ...
03:00, 06/18/2019

El Salvador ex-first lady backs out of corruption plea deal A former El Salvador first lady has pulled out of a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to corruption charges after they demanded she return $17.3 million in allegedly ill-gotten gains....
02:26, 05/14/2019

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......
09:39, 06/21/2019

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 returned to the streets to demand change....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Michel Platini, a soccer great now mired in corruption Michel Platini was a winner for club and country on the soccer field, and became one of the sport's most high-profile administrators off it       ...
03:13, 06/19/2019

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 nepotism ― if he can win....
00:26, 06/14/2019

CBI Charges Ex-Arunachal Chief Minister's Brother, Others With Corruption The CBI has charged Nabam Hari, brother of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, his wife and PWD officers with alleged corruption in government contracts, officials said Friday....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist government who is under investigation for corruption....
18:39, 05/08/2019

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 by an Italian firm....
19:52, 07/22/2019

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....
23:52, 06/16/2019

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....
00:26, 06/28/2019

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"....
07:26, 06/19/2019

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 spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday....
18:39, 06/18/2019

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......
14:13, 06/18/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict c...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker changing plea in corruption case LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew is changing his plea to federal charges he spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on trips, groceries and other personal expenses. A notice for a change...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — 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. A statement on Thursday by th...
16:13, 06/13/2019

Ex-Chicago Council member gets year in prison for corruption CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago City Council member has been sentenced to a year and one day prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso sentenced 66-year-old Alderman Willie Cochran on Monday, saying he is pa...
20:39, 06/24/2019

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising 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 what promised to be a new dawn for Guatemala.The p...
14:13, 06/13/2019

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....
04:13, 06/18/2019

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 onto the streets in celebration....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Erdogan backs re-run of Istanbul vote after 'organized corruption' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the decision to re-run Istanbul's mayoral election was an important step toward strengthening democracy, describing the March vote as marred by "organized corruption" and illegality....
13:00, 05/07/2019

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 of extramarital relationships, a court filing sai...
10:13, 06/29/2019

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 dubious, unsafe or ineffective. AV-Comparatives have r...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Apple's iPhone cost faces sharp increase as US-China trade dispute worsens Trump-imposed tariff of 25% on $200bn of goods could add about $160 to the cost of a $999 Chinese-made iPhone XSThe escalating trade dispute between the US and China could prove damaging to Apple and its customers by pushing up the cost of iPhones an...
22:39, 05/13/2019

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.        ...
20:39, 05/24/2019

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 until the flow of people ceases. Trump's move dra...
09:13, 05/31/2019

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....
02:26, 07/06/2019

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France The chief executive officer of media group beIN was handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar, a judicial official said Wednesday....
13:26, 05/22/2019

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....
03:13, 06/20/2019

Palermo Relegated From Italian Second Division Due To—Shocker!—Corruption And Fraud Just days before Palermo were set to play in the Italian second division promotion playoffs with a spot in Serie A hanging in the balance, the Italian soccer authorities hit the Sicilian club with a relegation penalty that will send them into the thi...
21:13, 05/14/2019

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 bid....
17:26, 06/19/2019

"PM Sleeps 3 Hours, So Debate Me On Corruption": Rahul Gandhi To Ravish Congress president Rahul Gandhi today challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to debate him on issues such as corruption, notes ban, Goods and Services Tax and farmer crisis as he said the PM works......
11:26, 05/11/2019

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....
21:52, 05/22/2019

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....
14:13, 07/22/2019

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 Medicaid funds, U.S. law enforcement officials said o...
03:26, 07/11/2019

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....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Medical System to write a series of kids books — while she sat on the group’s board. “Dear...
00:26, 05/03/2019

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        ...
15:13, 05/28/2019

Brazil's Souza provisionally suspended amid corruption probe "Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Friday."...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Two men convicted of bribery conspiracy in college basketball corruption trial The verdict capped a trial that forced the NCAA to confront corruption affecting basketball players at some of its elite programs.        ...
06:13, 05/09/2019

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        ...
11:26, 05/25/2019

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. Sierra Leone soccer association president Isha J...
12:26, 05/28/2019

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......
15:00, 07/18/2019

Lamine Diack to stand trial for money laundering and corruption • Former IAAF president, 86, charged by French authorities• His son Papa Massata Diack and four others also face trialLamine Diack, the disgraced former IAAF president, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and money laundering. It...
02:13, 06/25/2019

| 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....
17:52, 05/28/2019

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. companies from bribing foreign officials....
11:52, 06/21/2019

Romania's ruling party chief headed to prison for corruption Romania's Supreme Court upheld a three-and-a-half year prison sentence for graft against ruling Social Democrat Party leader Liviu Dragnea on Monday, one day after his party lost a European election to centrist groupings....
15:26, 05/27/2019

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 the Central Electoral Bureau, 80% of voters cast bal...
16:13, 05/27/2019

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 Practices Act....
05:52, 06/21/2019

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official ...
15:39, 05/23/2019

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....
15:00, 05/23/2019

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 Practices Act....
00:26, 06/21/2019

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 filings....
22:26, 06/20/2019

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 he was being questioned unfairly.Zuma was schedule...
19:52, 07/19/2019

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 on Tuesday....
23:26, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
22:26, 07/09/2019

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....
15:26, 06/16/2019

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......
23:00, 06/10/2019

Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday over allegations of corruption reported by local media....
03:00, 05/19/2019

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....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Austria: Chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for new election on Saturday after a the release of a video showing his far-right Vice-Chancellor, Heinz Christian Strache discussing government contracts with an alleged Russian investor....
00:13, 05/19/2019

Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state contracts to a fake Russian investor....
22:26, 05/18/2019

Messi slams referees, corruption after Copa America red card Lionel Messi had another frustrating Copa América ending and boycotted the medal ceremony to protest refereeing decisions and alleged corruption.       ...
01:00, 07/07/2019

| 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....
00:13, 07/06/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections....
21:13, 05/18/2019

Jury selection set to begin in high profile corruption case HONOLULU (AP) — Jury selection is expected to begin in a closely watched corruption scandal involving the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement. Because of the intense publicity surrounding the case, 400 prospective jurors are needed for the ini...
20:39, 05/13/2019

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 reported....
15:26, 06/16/2019

Panamanian choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians will choose between six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead this Central American trade and financial hub for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic growth...
06:52, 05/05/2019

Austria to hold snap polls in September after corruption sting Austria is set to hold fresh elections in September following the collapse of the ruling coalition. Sebastian Kurz said he could no longer work with the FPÖ after a corruption scandal ensnared his vice chancellor....
21:52, 05/19/2019

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....
00:39, 06/18/2019

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 country....
18:00, 06/17/2019

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 their independence....
11:39, 06/10/2019

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 contend the charges are politically motivated. Hunte...
08:26, 07/01/2019

European rights group rebukes Portugal over corruption fight LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Europe’s foremost human rights organization says Portugal’s efforts to fight corruption are “globally unsatisfactory.” A report published Friday by the Council of Europe, which counts 47 countries among...
13:13, 06/28/2019

Duncan Hunter’s wife to plead guilty in corruption case Margaret Hunter, the wife of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., will change her not guilty plea in a federal case alleging her and her husband spent campaign funds on vacations and other personal expenses. ...
03:39, 06/13/2019

Atlanta clothier pleads guilty in basketball corruption case An Atlanta clothier and former NBA referee has pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal, admitting teaming up with ex-Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person in a bribery scheme....
02:52, 05/08/2019

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 authorization by $100 million. Additionally, CBOE Holdi...
03:26, 05/03/2019

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, allegedly wanted to increase its prices, too. Just f...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing BEIJING (AP) — Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing....
07:39, 05/10/2019

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 Democrats made overt efforts to block it....
05:39, 06/11/2019

Gillibrand rips into Army general at confirmation hearing as new Pentagon report shows 44% increase in sexual assault Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand berated the Army’s likely next chief of staff at his confirmation hearing today, holding an about-to-be-released Pentagon report showing a sharp rise in sexual assault in the military....
23:52, 05/02/2019

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....
23:26, 06/10/2019

German economy minister calls on Balkan states to tackle corruption Economy Minister Peter Altmaier says tackling corruption was a precondition for joining the European Union. Six Balkan nations hope to join the bloc in the coming years....
16:39, 07/05/2019

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 overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:13, 06/13/2019

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....
10:00, 06/11/2019

France to try former IAAF chief Diack for corruption, money laundering: source Disgraced former IAAF chief Lamine Diack will be tried in France on charges of corruption and money laundering, a judicial source said, after a four-year investigation into doping cover-ups, extortion and bribe-taking in world athletics....
17:13, 06/24/2019

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....
13:52, 06/19/2019

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....
16:39, 06/25/2019

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 terrain connecting the capital to busy Caribbean ports. ...
10:00, 07/02/2019

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 examination today of the connections between Trans...
17:13, 06/03/2019

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......
14:52, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Walmart agrees to pay $282 mln to settle Brazil unit corruption claim Walmart Inc has agreed to pay a total penalty of $282 million to settle charges by the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities & Exchange Commission that its Brazilian unit violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Ex-USC coach Tony Bland dodges prison for NCAA corruption scandal A former assistant coach for the University of Southern California basketball team who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe for steering players to a sports manager has avoided prison and was sentenced on Wednesday to just two years of probation. Tony Bl...
21:39, 06/05/2019

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....
03:00, 06/17/2019

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 corruption case, according to NBC Sports’ Coll...
21:52, 06/06/2019

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest to face investigation as part of an army purge on the old ruling elite....
17:52, 06/16/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet investigative reporter Ivan Golunov worked for believe he has been framed. Golunov was known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and had allegedly received death threats recently....
17:52, 06/07/2019

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....
15:26, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 2-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....
15:26, 06/16/2019

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 personal use....
08:13, 06/14/2019

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 recent death threats....
09:00, 06/08/2019

Anti-corruption protesters, burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters denouncing corruption have paralyzed much of the Haitian capital as they demand the removal of President Jovenel Moise. Demonstrators burned tires and threw stones during Sunday’s march in Po...
22:13, 06/09/2019

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....
10:39, 05/30/2019

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 extradition request from his home country where he faces co...
07:26, 07/17/2019

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,......
22:26, 06/21/2019

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 by state auditors....
08:13, 06/10/2019

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 that led to a political scandal engulfing Prime M...
22:26, 05/29/2019

Lionel Messi's 'corruption' claim dismissed by Copa América organisers Messi makes allegations after being sent off in win over ChileOrganisers says ‘unfounded accusations’ are unacceptableThe South American football confederation said questioning the integrity of the Copa América was “unacceptable” after Lionel Messi a...
15:00, 07/07/2019

| 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....
05:52, 06/17/2019

Austria far right leader quits after video corruption sting; snap election possible Austria appeared headed for a snap election on Saturday after its far right party leader quit as the government's number two, over video showing him discussing state contracts in return for favors from a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
20:13, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls for snap elections after corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Kurz has requested new elections after a corruption scandal brought down his vice chancellor. Footage showed the far-right deputy allegedly offering contracts to a supposed Russian investor....
22:00, 05/18/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019

Anger at corruption dents faith in South African president, ANC before poll Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress, but says the party won't get his vote in parliamentary and provincial elections next week....
14:00, 05/01/2019

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....
19:52, 05/18/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as the face of an anti-corruption drive....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Algerian prosecutor refers former PMs to supreme court over alleged corruption: state TV An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption, state television reported on Sunday, citing a statement from the prosecution....
18:39, 05/26/2019

Cop cleared in NYPD corruption scandal sues city over early retirement A former NYPD commander who was cleared of charges in the department’s infamous bribery case has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was wrongly forced to retire early over the scandal. James Grant filed his suit in Manhattan federal court Monday,...
07:52, 05/14/2019

Algeria’s finance minister appears in court in corruption probe: Ennahar TV Algeria's Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal appeared on Monday in an Algiers court as part of an investigation into suspected misuse of public funds, private channel Ennahar TV reported....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Odebrecht corruption probe: Ex-Peru president Humala and wife indicted Ollanta Humala and Nadine Heredia are accused of having received US$3 million in illegal financing from Odebrecht in the electoral campaign that brought Humala to power....
11:00, 05/09/2019

White House Again Rejects Democrats’ Requests for Documents in Corruption Inquiry The letter from the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, argues that Congress was not a law enforcement body and doesn’t have the standing to investigate the president....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Stocks drop sharply after President Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China; Dow Jones industrials fall 400 points NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks drop sharply after President Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China; Dow Jones industrials fall 400 points....
16:26, 05/06/2019

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 increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per shar...
02:00, 05/02/2019

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’s charitable nature for his downfall. Person wept ...
23:13, 07/17/2019

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.       ...
18:26, 06/10/2019

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....
04:13, 06/20/2019

UN anti-corruption body in Guatemala rebuts government’s reasons for expulsion order In a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Iván Velásquez, the senior UN official in charge of the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) in Guatemela, has responded to the accusations made by the Government to justify...
14:50, 04/28/2019

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 continent just days before European parliamentary electio...
23:26, 05/20/2019

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 funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a...
05:26, 06/17/2019

Algeria’s ex finance minister questioned by 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....
12:26, 06/16/2019

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....
22:26, 07/15/2019

'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 corporate insiders.” In a letter last month, the senator a...
06:13, 07/03/2019

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
20:26, 05/29/2019

Billionaire Czech prime minister's business ties fuel corruption scandal It's the Czech Republic's largest protest since 1989. Some 250,000 people have taken to the street calling for Andrej Babis to resign amid a corruption scandal that intertwines his government and former business empire....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
19:26, 05/18/2019

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 President Emmanuel Macron....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Iran President Hassan Rouhani's Brother Gets Jail Term In Corruption Case An Iranian court has sentenced President Hassan Rouhani's brother to an unspecified jail term, state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday, in a corruption case the president's supporters allege is......
23:52, 05/04/2019

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....
12:00, 06/16/2019

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 against them, court officials said on Tuesday....
16:13, 07/16/2019

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....
01:13, 06/09/2019

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....
17:52, 07/02/2019

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 while overseeing a major corruption probe....
03:52, 06/20/2019

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 oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
03:52, 05/29/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following alleged corruption scandal Heinz-Christian Strache has stepped down as Austrian vice chancellor following an alleged corruption scandal. Strache was caught on video apparently offering business deals in exchange for friendly media coverage....
17:00, 05/18/2019

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 ethics while overseeing a major corruption probe....
19:52, 06/19/2019

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....
05:39, 07/03/2019

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 the capital San Juan on Friday and Saturday, the ...
12:26, 07/21/2019

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 finance the liasons were not criminal because he was...
02:39, 06/30/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns after video exposes corruption An Austrian politician resigned after he was caught on video apparently offering government contracts in exchange for political help from a woman saying she represented a Russian oligarch. Heinz-Christian Strache insisted the scandal was a “pol...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Brazil’s Supreme Court rejects another attempt by ex-President da Silva to get out of jail in corruption case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court rejects another attempt by ex-President da Silva to get out of jail in corruption case....
03:52, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-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 while overseeing a major corruption probe....
00:52, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazilian prosecutors target bank execs in new phase of 'Car Wash' corruption probe The Brazilian federal police on Wednesday moved to arrest three executives of Brazil's Banco Paulista SA in connection with a money laundering investigation involving Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht, federal prosecutors said in statemen...
16:13, 05/08/2019

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, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Mi...
01:13, 06/14/2019

Lindsey Graham: Russia 'collusion narrative died with the Mueller report,' 'corruption' case growing The narrative that President Trump colluded with Russia "died" with the Mueller report's release, but the case alleging corruption in the origins of the probe is growing....
04:52, 06/12/2019

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 tournament....
22:13, 05/24/2019

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....
16:26, 06/13/2019

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-corruption protests by citizens. The move seems to...
12:13, 06/12/2019

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 husband has been living since being investigated....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Railways To Increase Speed Of Trains On Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah Routes In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs......
09:26, 06/24/2019

School district considers tearing down Columbine High School due to increase in 'morbid fascination' Jeffco School District in Colorado is asking the community for their opinion on whether Columbine High School should be torn down and rebulit due to the increase of others 'morbid fascination' with the school, a letter from the district says....
11:26, 06/07/2019

'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.        ...
15:00, 07/03/2019

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 diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole gra...
20:13, 07/22/2019

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably' A 2017 study found that drivers can increase surge prices by collectively shutting down ride sharing apps and then quickly logging back on.        ...
19:13, 05/15/2019

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-1 and class A-2 common stock to $25.00 per share ...
21:26, 05/04/2019

Barr's inquiry into the Trump-Russia inquiry is corruption eating itself | Richard Wolffe This investigation by the attorney general should scotch any illusion that Trump would be held in check by Washington’s institutionsWhat happens to a government when the man in control is a delusional conspiracy-theorist desperate to cover up his own...
20:39, 05/15/2019

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 Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

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.       ...
22:39, 07/07/2019

|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....
21:13, 07/20/2019

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....
01:26, 06/13/2019

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....
00:13, 06/20/2019

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....
22:00, 06/03/2019

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, 06/30/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite situation: Its population has more than doubled in t...
08:26, 05/17/2019

In South Africa, the Election That Changed Everything When voters go the polls on Wednesday, it will cap a quarter-century of transformation that began when a white-minority regime realized its time was past....
12:26, 05/08/2019

A fateful election for South Africa's ANC South Africa goes to the polls on May 8. The elections are gearing up to be a referendum on the ruling ANC party and whether it's done enough to rehabilitate its reputation for corruption and nepotism....
17:13, 05/06/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
16:26, 05/17/2019

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’t go to plan....
02:13, 05/21/2019

Opioids in Africa: cheap and accessible Cheap painkillers are the new drugs for the people. On the African continent, more and more people are becoming addicted and the illicit trade in pharmaceuticals is on the rise....
15:26, 06/26/2019

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....
00:26, 06/14/2019

South Africa's ANC moves toward victory The ruling ANC has won the election with most of the votes counted, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
20:52, 05/10/2019

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-apartheid constitution....
21:26, 05/23/2019

South Africa's ANC wins reelection The ruling ANC has won South Africa's general election, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
18:26, 05/11/2019

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 ascent....
16:39, 07/15/2019

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 single market....
13:00, 05/29/2019

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 face Madagascar later....
04:13, 06/23/2019

What you should know about Africa's massive, 54-country trade bloc Leaders from 54 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....
04:00, 07/12/2019

How Did the Songhai Empire Dominate West Africa? The Songhai Empire dominated West Africa between the 15th and 16th centuries. This empire was a successor state of the powerful, centuries-long Mali Empire.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

South Africa votes in parliamentary election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of apartheid in 1994....
09:00, 05/08/2019

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 6.43pm BST 43 min: Freekick to Burundi from wide on the left. Bigirimana curls it in. Akpeyi punch...
20:00, 06/22/2019

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 say....
00:00, 07/15/2019

| 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....
12:13, 06/10/2019

| 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....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC) swept to power at the end of white minority rule....
14:52, 05/06/2019

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....
15:26, 05/15/2019

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?...
15:26, 05/15/2019

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....
02:13, 06/09/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?...
16:00, 05/03/2019

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?...
18:52, 05/28/2019

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."...
02:39, 06/16/2019

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 life....
19:00, 06/28/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food agency says....
10:00, 05/10/2019

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...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Deadly cyclone lashes southeast Africa At least nine people have died since Tropical Cyclone Kenneth, the strongest storm to hit the region since records began, made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday....
11:26, 04/29/2019

Will young voters have their say in South Africa's election? Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week's elections, raising concerns over voter apathy barely a generation after many of their parents won the right to vote for the first time....
20:39, 05/03/2019

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, it's been besieged with obstacles, and last ...
20:13, 07/10/2019

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."...
18:00, 06/20/2019

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 hot coals behind his back. “What have you learned...
05:26, 07/10/2019