TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:00

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 corruption is i...

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa

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South Africa's Zuma denies being 'king of corruption' Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over military equipment he sold as a minister in the 1990s....
2019-07-15 17:34

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....
2019-05-22 18:01

South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption at inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence conspiracy that started more than 25 years ago to assassinate his character...
2019-07-15 21:34

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
2019-07-15 09:34

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — 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. South Africa’s lawmakers were ...
2019-05-22 18:17

‘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...
2019-07-11 08:17

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....
2019-05-22 15:17

South Africa’s Middle Class Sours on Mandela’s Party, Tainted by Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
2019-05-21 16:51

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....
2019-06-03 09:17

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...
2019-07-07 01:00

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....
2019-06-28 20:34

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...
2019-07-11 06:51

Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened South Africa shock hosts Egypt to set up a quarter-final with Nigeria. 11.16pm BST Related: Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened 9.54pm BST Nope! That’s it! Egypt are knocked out of their own Africa Cup of Nati...
2019-07-07 01:00

South Africa 0-1 Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened M’Bark Boussoufa’s last-minute goal sent Morocco through as group winners and left the fate of a toothless South Africa very much in the balanceMadagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B 7.01pm BST Right then, I’m off. It was, well, not the best. Morocc...
2019-07-01 22:17

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....
2019-07-12 14:34

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....
2019-06-27 23:51

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...
2019-06-28 16:34

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...
2019-05-28 05:34

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....
2019-05-31 00:34

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...
2019-07-08 20:34

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...
2019-05-21 16:00

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...
2019-06-30 19:34

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....
2019-05-21 15:34

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.       ...
2019-07-04 02:00

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...
2019-06-29 03:34

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....
2019-05-30 20:17

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,...
2019-07-12 18:51

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...
2019-05-21 17:51

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....
2019-06-11 04:51

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....
2019-05-25 01:01

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...
2019-06-12 19:34

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....
2019-05-23 01:51

Pelosi: No debt increase until spending limits are raised WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democratic-controlled House won’t pass must-do legislation to increase the government’s borrowing cap until the Trump administration agrees to boost spending limits on domestic programs. The...
2019-06-13 18:00

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to increase its prize money significantly and change the way it is distributed, if leading players have their w...
2019-06-27 22:34

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...
2019-06-05 01:34

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....
2019-06-17 20:34

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...
2019-05-23 08:00

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...
2019-06-28 02:51

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....
2019-06-07 00:51

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....
2019-05-28 17:51

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....
2019-06-27 19:00

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...
2019-07-02 01:34

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...
2019-07-05 18:34

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....
2019-07-10 17:34

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....
2019-05-21 16:51

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....
2019-07-04 03:51

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,......
2019-06-04 21:51

Will Increase ''Information-Sharing'' With Indian Forces: US General The Pentagon will prioritise increasing "interoperability and information-sharing capabilities" with the Indian Armed Forces, a top American General told lawmakers....
2019-07-12 07:51

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....
2019-07-10 20:00

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....
2019-05-30 05:51

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....
2019-07-15 17:17

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
2019-07-07 19:17

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in government....
2019-06-05 17:34

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....
2019-06-18 14:51

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....
2019-05-24 18:17

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
2019-06-06 03:51

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...
2019-05-21 14:32

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...
2019-06-14 01:34

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...
2019-06-16 21:34

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....
2019-06-17 18:00

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...
2019-06-07 17:17

JP Nadda Reviews BJP Membership Drive, Eyes 20 Per Cent Increase BJP working president JP Nadda on Monday held a meeting to review the preparations for the party's five-week countrywide membership drive that will begin on July 6....
2019-07-02 09:51

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...
2019-06-30 19:51

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......
2019-07-04 13:51

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....
2019-05-23 01:51

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....
2019-07-03 13:00

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....
2019-05-29 15:34

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.        ...
2019-06-05 03:01

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...
2019-06-28 02:17

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...
2019-07-03 22:34

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 ...
2019-07-14 16:34

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....
2019-07-03 21:00

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...
2019-05-21 17:51

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.       ...
2019-07-11 20:34

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...
2019-05-29 05:34

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....
2019-07-11 21:00

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....
2019-06-08 02:34

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...
2019-05-29 17:51

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....
2019-05-31 05:17

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....
2019-05-29 23:00

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......
2019-06-12 10:17

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...
2019-05-23 19:34

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame. The post US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-28 16:34

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....
2019-06-19 16:51

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....
2019-06-19 09:17

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...
2019-07-11 04:17

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....
2019-05-21 15:51

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....
2019-05-22 00:00

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.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

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....
2019-07-06 04:51

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...
2019-05-21 16:17

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.        ...
2019-05-24 18:51

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....
2019-06-16 19:34

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."...
2019-06-07 18:00

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....
2019-05-27 19:17

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...
2019-06-10 11:00

Video game makers must manage crunch time, increase diversity to improve mental health Video game makers should do a better job of managing crunch time and increasing diversity to improve workers' mental health, a nonprofit group says.       ...
2019-07-09 20:17

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses in Manhattan....
2019-07-01 22:17

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...
2019-05-23 03:51

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....
2019-06-11 06:34

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...
2019-06-07 21:51

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 ...
2019-06-04 12:00

India sacks 15 senior tax officials over corruption India on Tuesday sacked 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax evasion by companies, a government statement said....
2019-06-18 11:17

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis for corruption LONDON (AP) — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24-year-old Karen Khachatyran and 19-year-old Yuri Khachatyran “are ineligible to compete in or ...
2019-06-17 15:51

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....
2019-06-17 01:51

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....
2019-05-25 09:00

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases 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....
2019-06-05 11:51

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....
2019-05-22 19:01

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....
2019-05-22 17:17

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....
2019-05-22 02:00

Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state. The post Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state appeared fir...
2019-06-14 17:51

Mueller, Barr different 'sounds' on probe summaries will increase pressure on special counsel to testify: Jason Riley Attorney General William Barr and Special Counsel Robert Mueller both summarized the same report on the Russia investigation, but came away making two different sounds....
2019-05-30 03:17

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...
2019-05-21 15:51

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital...
2019-06-12 21:51

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....
2019-05-21 18:34

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....
2019-06-28 15:51

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....
2019-06-12 23:17

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....
2019-07-09 09:17

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 ...
2019-06-06 20:51

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...
2019-05-29 16:34

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...
2019-06-13 15:51

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated....
2019-06-13 17:34

Sudan's public prosecutors charge Bashir with corruption Sudan's state prosecutor's office said on Thursday jailed former president Omar al-Bashir had been charged with corruption after the completion of an investigation....
2019-06-13 19:34

Angry Messi blames 'corruption' for Copa red card A straight red card in Saturday's Copa America third-place game marked the first time Lionel Messi has been sent off in a senior game for club or country since his debut with the national team in 2005....
2019-07-07 06:51

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....
2019-05-21 19:17

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
2019-05-23 15:34

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....
2019-05-28 20:34

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....
2019-06-06 02:34

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....
2019-05-27 21:00

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....
2019-06-07 14:51

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....
2019-06-07 16:34

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"......
2019-07-04 13:51

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....
2019-06-08 00:00

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

Former Pakistani president Zardari arrested on corruption charges Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on corruption charges on Monday, a Pakistani official said, in a blow to the opposition Pakistan People's Party....
2019-06-10 14:51

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...
2019-06-29 05:51

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....
2019-06-28 00:34

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....
2019-06-13 23:51

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....
2019-06-16 20:34

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....
2019-07-02 01:00

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......
2019-06-18 12:17

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....
2019-06-18 14:00

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office said on Wednesday, as he bows to a court order to recuse himself from the case....
2019-06-19 22:00

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 ...
2019-06-18 03:34

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......
2019-06-21 16:34

Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft accusations in an ongoing crackdown on the former ruling elite, authorities said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 18:51

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....
2019-07-15 21:01

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....
2019-06-18 05:34

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....
2019-07-10 14:34

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....
2019-05-28 03:51

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....
2019-06-01 00:51

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presid...
2019-05-21 18:34

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....
2019-06-04 21:51

Romania’s president blasts government over corruption report Romania’s president says the country’s government is ignoring the will of its own citizens by not adopting anti-corruption recommendations made by a European anti-graft body...
2019-07-10 22:17

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"....
2019-06-19 04:34

Peru leader forcing showdown with congress on corruption Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption, saying he will use a constitutional provision allowing him to dissolve congress if it rejects the proposal...
2019-05-30 06:34

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...
2019-07-01 09:17

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....
2019-06-18 07:34

Larry J. Hanley, Who Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption, Dies at 62 A bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to organized crime....
2019-05-22 18:34

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....
2019-05-27 16:51

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....
2019-06-19 17:17

"Digital India Has Empowered People, Reduced Corruption": PM Modi On the fourth anniversary of his government's flagship programme ''Digital India'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the initiative has empowered people, reduced corruption and improved......
2019-07-01 08:51

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....
2019-05-23 03:34

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...
2019-05-27 17:17

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....
2019-06-16 14:51

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....
2019-06-16 14:51

Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April....
2019-06-16 19:34

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...
2019-06-28 11:34

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....
2019-06-11 22:17

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....
2019-06-21 08:17

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....
2019-06-17 12:34

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....
2019-05-23 15:17

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 ...
2019-05-23 14:51

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......
2019-06-10 22:00

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....
2019-06-20 03:17

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        ...
2019-05-25 08:17

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....
2019-06-10 10:51

| 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....
2019-07-06 00:17

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...
2019-07-11 03:01

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting the chair of the House committee overseeing the territory to call for the governor’s ouster, acco...
2019-07-11 02:34

'Government go-slow', as Pakistan's anti-corruption drive bites An anti-graft crusade promoted by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has led to swathes of arrests of politicians, but critics say the economy is suffering as vital projects are put on hold by officials fearful of being caught up in the dragnet....
2019-07-04 14:51

Chicago Alderman Burke pleads not guilty in corruption case CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most powerful aldermen in Chicago’s history has pleaded not guilty to federal political corruption charges. Alderman Edward M. Burke entered the plea Tuesday after a superseding indictment last week accused the 50-year...
2019-06-04 20:51

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.        ...
2019-07-09 21:17

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....
2019-05-21 18:34

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

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...
2019-06-03 17:51

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....
2019-06-17 01:34

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....
2019-05-21 20:34

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. ...
2019-07-02 11:51

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....
2019-06-16 14:51

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....
2019-06-10 02:00

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,......
2019-06-21 22:17

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....
2019-06-27 20:34

French police summon prominent journalist who wrote about government corruption Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been covering the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup in the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron....
2019-05-23 04:34

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....
2019-06-10 22:17

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....
2019-06-14 00:51

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....
2019-06-10 21:51

Lawsuit targets alleged Puerto Rico power company corruption SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances has filed a lawsuit to recover what it calls massive fraudulent payments made by the island’s power company to fuel suppliers for more than a decade. T...
2019-06-30 22:17

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....
2019-06-08 05:51

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy after years of corruption probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA said it was filing for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
2019-06-17 23:51

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

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan LIMA, Peru (AP) — 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. If legislators reject the bid, the president would have th...
2019-05-30 03:34

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...
2019-06-07 06:17

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 B...
2019-06-05 20:51

| 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....
2019-06-17 02:17

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet that investigative reporter Ivan Golunov works for believes he has been framed. Golunov is known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and reportedly received death threats recently....
2019-06-07 21:17

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....
2019-06-14 04:34

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....
2019-06-19 12:51

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....
2019-06-16 14:00

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....
2019-06-16 20:34

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...
2019-05-29 22:34

'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...
2019-07-03 00:51

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....
2019-06-08 22:17

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....
2019-07-02 18:34

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...
2019-05-21 19:17

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges.       ...
2019-06-10 15:51

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....
2019-06-19 18:51

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...
2019-06-16 15:51

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....
2019-06-20 06:01

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....
2019-06-20 06:34

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....
2019-06-16 12:34

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....
2019-05-29 20:51

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....
2019-05-29 04:17

Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’ Zuma, long accused of rampant corruption, denied allegations that he had allowed wealthy business executives to control government appointments and gain access to state coffers....
2019-07-15 21:34

'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.        ...
2019-07-03 14:00

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 ...
2019-05-23 21:34

Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe. The post Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutorR...
2019-06-16 18:34

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...
2019-06-30 00:34

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....
2019-07-03 06:34

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....
2019-06-12 09:17

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...
2019-06-13 01:51

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....
2019-05-24 22:01

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....
2019-06-13 17:34

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...
2019-06-12 11:17

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....
2019-05-22 08:00

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 ...
2019-06-05 17:34

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....
2019-06-04 06:51

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....
2019-06-20 02:17

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, 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....
2019-06-12 15:34

Africa's demographic dilemma Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is declining as education, health and jobs rise....
2019-07-11 20:00

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.       ...
2019-07-07 03:34

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....
2019-06-13 23:51

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....
2019-05-23 22:17

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....
2019-06-30 20:34

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....
2019-05-29 18:00

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....
2019-05-21 16:34

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....
2019-07-15 17:34

| 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....
2019-05-29 17:17

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the league's international ambition....
2019-05-31 07:51

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and heat up commerce within the continent itself....
2019-07-11 12:00

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....
2019-06-23 10:00

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to work hard for that by a valiant Burundian team. The debutants gave as good as they got in the first ha...
2019-06-23 00:51

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services across Africa....
2019-05-28 15:17

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....
2019-06-08 22:17

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with the best....
2019-07-11 09:51

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...
2019-05-21 21:00

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe players....
2019-06-05 07:17

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."...
2019-06-20 19:00

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?...
2019-05-28 18:34

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating...
2019-07-01 16:34

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts at growth and reforms. The government on Tuesday said the economy declined by 3.2% in t...
2019-06-04 14:51

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango in the second half but that never really looked li...
2019-07-06 01:34

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....
2019-05-21 15:00

New Zealand vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa will look to avenge their semi-final loss at the previous World Cup that saw them once again going down in a knockout game in an ICC tournament....
2019-06-18 14:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of seeing a goal from their biggest hero. Mo Salah didn’t disappoint....
2019-06-28 07:00

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Benin also progress 6.53pm BST Benin’s supporters wel...
2019-07-03 02:51

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....
2019-06-28 15:17

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."...
2019-06-15 22:00

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

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?...
2019-05-21 15:00

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant to adhere to new emission standards....
2019-06-28 21:51

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins in their opening two matches against China and Spain, the reigning Olympic champions progressed to the...
2019-06-18 04:00

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 ...
2019-07-10 14:17

Morocco v Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Latest updates on the Group D game in CairoRoundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with DR Congo win Any comments? Email Daniel | tweet @danielharris 2.58pm BST Ivory Coast or Côte d’Ivoire? Some answers from the Guardian’s Noters and Queries, quite some ti...
2019-06-23 16:00

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...
2019-07-10 07:51

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....
2019-07-14 22:51

| 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....
2019-06-10 15:00

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
2019-06-11 21:00

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
2019-05-24 13:17

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its secretary general Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
2019-06-20 17:34

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
2019-06-21 00:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egypt....
2019-07-03 18:34

South Africa edge neighbours Namibia to make last 16 "South Africa\u0027s Bongani Zungu scored with a header from a second-half corner to secure a 1-0 win over Namibia on Friday and his country\u0027s first points in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations."...
2019-06-29 19:00

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
2019-06-21 22:00

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
2019-07-13 00:17

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older...
2019-07-11 15:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: The surprise package from Madagascar Madagascar have been the pleasant surprise package of this Africa Cup of Nations. Having cruised into the round of 16, they are now set to face a team that finished third in the group stage....
2019-07-01 20:34

Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing? The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of ever coming true by others....
2019-07-09 11:17

South Africa slings back the fynbos-flavored gin Last year, gin consumption in South Africa grew by an astonishing 50 percent, to half a pint for every man, woman and child. No wonder that distilleries are mushrooming, trying to give a colonial......
2019-06-28 19:51

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. A statement by the Alab...
2019-05-23 05:17

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nations participating in it, writes DW's Claus Stäcker....
2019-07-09 05:51

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday....
2019-06-28 03:34

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal 7.57pm BST Senegal’s haplessness against Algeria continues, as they fall to another defe...
2019-06-28 05:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy.'...
2019-07-08 00:00

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance by Morocco, perhaps the best in the tournament so far. They take three points thanks to a wonderful go...
2019-06-29 00:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia in trouble after two games The top two teams in group E couldn't get the better of one another. The result leaves Tunisia in more peril than Mali, who still look favorites to advance in top spot. Later, Morocco play Ivory Coast....
2019-06-28 20:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal end Benin's fairytale Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin. Everton's Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal of the game....
2019-07-10 21:34

UK's Harry and Meghan head to Africa for first family tour Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will head to southern Africa later this year for their first official overseas tour as a family since the birth of son Archie....
2019-06-27 23:51

Africa's vision for the future – much more than a free trade deal The Agenda 2063 is meant to bring Africa together in a multitude of ways. However, at an AU summit in Niger, the main focus will be on a free trade agreement, with little time for other issues....
2019-07-06 00:17

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title....
2019-06-21 10:17

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
2019-05-21 16:51

Madagascar v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Live updates from Alexandria and Burundi v Guinea, kick-offs 5pm (BST)Morocco’s magic moment earns win over Ivory CoastFeel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 6.39pm BST 83 min: Nigeria are going nowhere fast. Madagascar are not going to be deni...
2019-06-30 19:51

Cameroon 0-0 Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened There were no goals exchanged as Cameroon and Ghana maintained their unbeaten records in the Africa Cup of Nations 7.51pm BST Cameroon probably just edged it but, in truth, it was not a very good game at all. Thanks for joining me. 7.47pm BST 90 min...
2019-06-30 01:34

Algeria v Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – live! Updates from the 8pm BST kick-off in CairoMadagascar win shootout to extend dream runYou can email Daniel here or tweet him here 9.19pm BST 61 min Algeria stroke it about and look like they’ve a real chance of winning the competition. They’ve got a l...
2019-07-07 22:34

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 10.43pm BST 82 min: Billiat dances past two opponents down the left wing, leaving them to...
2019-06-21 23:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 in their opening Gr...
2019-06-23 00:51

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
2019-05-24 01:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana either. Groups E and F are both wide open as a result....
2019-06-29 21:34

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
2019-06-28 17:34

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of many Africans’ identity. ...
2019-05-31 01:17

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
2019-06-11 09:00

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 01:34

Africa's CFA Franc – colonial relic or stabilizing force? Some praise the French-backed CFA franc for its stability, others denounce it as a colonial hangover. The benefits and drawbacks of Africa's CFA currencies are being more hotly disputed than ever before....
2019-05-28 03:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as coach....
2019-05-27 14:00

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest payments on its mountain of debt. Its poorly maintain...
2019-05-29 16:51

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered i...
2019-06-15 15:17

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
2019-05-25 19:00

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing countries in the world....
2019-06-12 12:51

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Special Operations Forces and continue needed counterinsurgency efforts....
2019-06-11 17:51

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
2019-06-02 20:51

Global heating to inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods New UK research predicts extremes of weather will hit food productionGlobal heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scientists have warned.New research says the continent...
2019-06-15 14:51

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.00pm BST Not a great delivery f...
2019-06-15 18:17

South Africa's Ramaphosa to announce new cabinet at 8 p.m.: presidency South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce his new cabinet at 8:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, two weeks after his ruling African National Congress (ANC) saw its majority cut in national elections....
2019-05-29 17:17

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 00:17

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary support, writes Fred Kempe of the Atlantic Council....
2019-06-15 21:17

South Africa's rand weakens further after shock GDP slump South Africa's rand continued to weaken against the dollar on Wednesday, a day after local data showed the economy suffered its worst quarterly contraction in a decade at the start of 2019....
2019-06-05 12:34

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, writes DW’s Claus Stäcker....
2019-05-30 19:00

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

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app o...
2019-06-10 13:00

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 8.15pm BST 14 mins: Biyana is back, and the game has slowed down after China’s early chances. 8.12pm BST 12 mins: ...
2019-06-13 21:17

Africa battles high rates of suicide and depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
2019-06-08 22:17

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers warned....
2019-05-29 20:51

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
2019-06-06 18:34

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Trip to Africa Pack your bags, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly heading to Africa later this year. Reports about the alleged adventure started......
2019-06-12 20:17

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
2019-06-18 19:34

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
2019-06-17 17:34

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
2019-06-09 04:34

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country's ailing economy....
2019-05-25 12:00

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadium in the capital, Pretoria. It followed his rulin...
2019-05-25 12:00

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women filling exactly half his cabinet positions.The recen...
2019-05-29 22:51

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, analysis suggests.The annual poaching mortality rate fell from a high of more than 10% in 2011 to less than 4% in 2017, ...
2019-05-28 19:51

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China got its Women's World Cup back on track with a scrappy 1-0 win against a resilient South Africa on Thursday       ...
2019-06-13 23:34

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Parc des Princes on Thursday....
2019-06-12 18:01

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals but reveals the limits of his power to clean up the African National Congress....
2019-05-30 07:17

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
2019-06-09 06:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B Madagascar, ranked 108th in the world, caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far as they beat Gernot Rohr's Nigeria to win Group B. Elsewhere, Guinea must wait to see if third place will be enough....
2019-06-30 21:51

India Look To Begin World Cup With A Bang, Add To South Africa's Agony India plan to push South Africa towards elimination in Southampton by deploying a feared bowling line-up led by Jasprit Bumrah, the top-ranked ODI bowler in the world....
2019-06-04 15:17

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 19:17

Budget 2019: India To Open New Diplomatic Missions, 18 In Africa Presenting the Union Budget 2019-20 in the Parliament, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that 18 new diplomatic missions will be opened in Africa....
2019-07-05 12:34

Sri Lanka v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Chester-le-StreetBairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’And you can drop Adam an email or tweet @collinsadam 10.09am BST South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, ...
2019-06-28 11:17

Australia v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the match at Old TraffordAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSportIndia take on Sri Lanka at Headingley – live! 1.27pm BST Anthem time. Who doesn’t love an anthem? With the mascot kids and the players and the big balloon. Some of the...
2019-07-06 14:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cebio Soukou, Benin's boy from Bochum In March 2019, German-born Cebio Soukou won his first cap for Benin. Now he's about to represent his father's homeland at the Africa Cup of Nations, where he's expecting an exciting tournament – and the title....
2019-06-28 07:00

South Africa's Economic Slump Challenges President Ramaphosa The South African economy shrank sharply early this year, underscoring the steep challenges facing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he embarks on his new term....
2019-06-04 21:51

World Cup 2019, Australia vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa, semi-finalists of the 2015 World Cup, have not been able to live up to expectations and are currently eighth on the points table, only above the West Indies and Afghanistan....
2019-07-05 19:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Benin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clash Outsiders win 4-1 on penalties after 1-1 drawSadio Mané gets Senegal winner against UgandaBenin have delivered one of the biggest upsets in Africa Cup of Nations history, eliminating much-fancied Morocco on penalties after Hakim Ziyech missed a late ...
2019-07-06 01:34

Biggest ever seaweed bloom stretches from Gulf of Mexico to Africa Thousands of kilometers of the pungent, slimy algae has built up over the past decade, partly due to climate change. Mexico has spent millions removing the seaweed from its beaches....
2019-07-05 18:17

WC 2019, England vs South Africa : When And Where To Watch Live Telecast England and South Africa both have never won the ODI World Cup and would want to etch their names in the history by lifting the trophy for the first time....
2019-05-29 16:17

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 match on Saturday, a team spokesman said."...
2019-07-05 17:34

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent...
2019-05-21 21:00

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Victor Wanyama's final against his best friend Kenya's game against Senegal on Monday is a final of sorts. The winner will make the knockout rounds. The nation is hoping Victor Wanyama, the idol of a generation, can guide them to victory....
2019-06-29 19:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mauritania and Angola play out stalemate There was no separating Mauritania and Angola as the two nations played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Group E. Both sides still have a chance of qualifying with one game left to play....
2019-06-29 21:17

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
2019-05-22 18:01

South Africa's Steinhoff postpones shareholder hearing over petition South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. said on Wednesday it had postponed a hearing with shareholders who are petitioning looking for an inquiry into the company before a Dutch court....
2019-05-22 19:00

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
2019-05-23 02:51

Spain 3-1 South Africa: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Two Jenni Hermoso penalties and a late Lucía García goal ensured Spain avoided being upset in their World Cup openerHermoso strikes twice from the spot to lead comeback 7.46pm BST And here’s the report from Le Havre ... Related: Jennifer Hermoso stri...
2019-06-09 00:51

Morocco leave it late as Boussoufa sinks South Africa "Moubarak Boussoufa\u0027s 90th-minute strike for Morocco left South Africa\u0027s hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations hanging by a thread."...
2019-07-01 22:00

From refugee to Rouen, Fulutudilu ready to shine for South Africa Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled Zaire and then Angola, but her selection for South Africa at the 2019 women's World Cup shows she has not let those tough beginnings define her....
2019-06-07 19:17

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as rangers try to capture and resettle them....
2019-06-07 21:17

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
2019-06-29 15:17

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
2019-06-10 18:17

Cricket: Busy bees interrupt South Africa and Sri Lanka … again A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadium on Friday -- but for many on the pitch there was a sense of deja vu....
2019-06-29 00:51

AB de Villiers: South Africa have 'no regret' over not recalling ex-captain for World Cup South Africa have "no regret" over the decision not to recall AB de Villiers for the World Cup after it emerged the former captain offered to come out of retirement....
2019-06-07 07:00

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow f...
2019-05-21 21:17

Google's next undersea internet cable will link Africa and Europe Google has announced its third private undersea internet cable will run between Europe and Africa. One end will make landfall in Portgual. While you might expect the cable would connect to Morocco, it'll run all the way down the African coast to...
2019-06-28 18:34

South Africa opted against AB de Villiers recall for Cricket World Cup • Former captain offered to reverse international retirement• Zondi: ‘We have to stay true to our morals and principles’South Africa decided against including AB de Villiers in their World Cup squad after revealing the star batsman offered to reverse...
2019-06-06 15:00

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger park after 14 lions escaped from the world-famous reserve.The state government of Limpopo said the p...
2019-06-07 17:51

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
2019-06-11 13:51

UPDATE 1-Naspers picks Mahanyele-Dabengwa as CEO for South Africa Naspers on Wednesday appointed Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa to the newly-created role of chief executive of South Africa for the media and e-commerce group....
2019-07-03 11:51

Dale Steyn out of South Africa’s World Cup opener against England • Shoulder injury rules fast bowler out of Oval match• England’s Adil Rashid ‘verging on fully fit’England have dodged a meeting with Dale Steyn in the World Cup opener at the Oval on Thursday after the South Africa fast bowler was ruled out with a s...
2019-05-28 19:51

Leopard kills toddler in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-off staff compound at South Africa’s Kruger national park, officials said.“The toddler was only 30 mont...
2019-06-07 03:34

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top group • Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Mohamed Salah scores as Egypt beat UgandaMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they upset Nigeria 2-0 on Sunday to finish top of Group B and advance to the...
2019-07-01 12:00

South Africa’s Zuma must wait 3 months for court decision JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma will hear in three months’ time whether corruption and other charges against him might be dropped. Pietermaritzburg High Court judges have reserved judgment on his application for a ...
2019-05-24 14:51

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 8: South Africa Banyana Banyana are on the rise but a tough group means a long stay at the tournament may be beyond their reachThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations ...
2019-05-30 15:51

Madagascar v Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 8pm BST kick-offJonathan Wilson: Afcon has had more drama than qualityAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 7.42pm BST Algeria win the toss and choose to take the first penalty ... 7.37pm BST ET 120+3: D...
2019-07-11 20:51

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone...
2019-07-11 20:34

Ismaila Sarr to Hakim Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations Our list of potential stars of the tournament, which starts in Egypt on Friday, also includes the hosts’ hero Mohamed SalahA brilliant season for Ajax has alerted some of Europe’s biggest sides to the playmaker’s talent, with the 26-year-old notching...
2019-06-21 20:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Young, lesser-known talents to watch out for Every major international tournament offers young, lesser-know talents a chance to shine on a bigger stage. Here we take a look at some of the African emerging stars to keep your eyes on at the 2019 AFCON....
2019-06-21 21:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention some quality squads....
2019-06-21 21:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overcame South Africa thanks to a last-gasp winner....
2019-07-11 07:51

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
2019-07-11 07:51

Pakistan v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over updates from Lord’s, 10.30am BST startBrathwaite blast in vain as New Zealand foil WindiesGet in touch! Email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 12.31pm BST 26th over: Pakistan 134-2 (Babar 26, Hafeez 17) Phehlukwayo has a calming influence at t...
2019-06-23 13:34

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
2019-05-21 16:00

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title...
2019-06-21 06:00

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention some quality squads....
2019-06-19 17:17

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
2019-05-24 17:34

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power?...
2019-05-29 19:51

Algeria 2-1 Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – as it happened Riyad Mahrez scored a last-second, stoppage-time free-kick to send Algeria into Friday’s final against SenegalBronn own goal sends Senegal through to final 11.19pm BST Related: Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final 10.03...
2019-07-15 10:34

Fifa secretary general Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa general secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
2019-06-20 09:51

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: 'When games are on, the streets empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. Asamoah spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
2019-06-20 10:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria will ignore favourites tag, says Iwobi Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi....
2019-07-12 20:34

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany LIVE build-up Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test against South Africa. Follow DW's LIVE build-up here…...
2019-06-17 12:34

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
2019-06-20 18:34

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
2019-07-11 01:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Seedorf says Cameroon are ready despite bonus row Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf says the African champions have not been affected by the bonus row which delayed their journey to Egypt for the Nations Cup....
2019-06-23 20:17

Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Wilfried Zaha’s second-half goal was enough to earn an underwhelming Ivory Coast victory over Mali and a quarter-final against Algeria 7.23pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali 7.07pm BST That’s a...
2019-07-08 20:51

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Vanderbijlpark operations....
2019-06-03 17:17

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France progress to the second round....
2019-06-14 04:17

Archie Goes to South Africa? Baby Sussex’s First Trip May Already Be in the Works He’s not even a month old yet, but Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s first intercontinental trip is reportedly already in the planning stages, according to multiple royal reporters....
2019-05-29 22:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on Madagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nations continues, with the outsiders now into the quarter-finals after beating DR Congo on penalties.Nicolas Dupuis’ side held their nerve in the shootout in Alexandria, scoring all four spot-kicks as...
2019-07-07 22:34

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the LP’s voice on the internet....
2019-06-27 20:00

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo on penalties Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic and thrilling fashion against the DR Congo. Later on, Algeria play Guinea for the right to play either Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
2019-07-07 22:34

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight......
2019-05-27 17:17

South Africa's players despondent after early World Cup elimination "South Africa\u0027s players expressed bitter disappointment and even embarrassment after their elimination from the World Cup was ensured by their loss to Pakistan at Lord\u0027s on Sunday but they said they would learn lessons and return stronger."...
2019-06-23 23:51

Lionel Messi red card: CONMEBOL slam Barcelona star's 'corruption' claims after controversial dismissal The South American football confederation (CONMEBOL) said questioning the integrity of the Copa America is "unacceptable" after Lionel Messi alleged Argentina were victims of "corruption" in their 2-1 win over Chile....
2019-07-07 11:34

New Africa-wide free trade zone represents $3.4-trillion market The African Continental Free Trade Area aims to create a single unified market for the continent’s 1.3 billion people and to boost economic development....
2019-07-07 21:00

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about him....
2019-05-21 15:51

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa South Africa's main opposition party called on Monday for the graft watchdog to release a report into allegations President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament over a donation to his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
2019-06-10 14:51

Airtel Africa's Delayed $4.4 Billion Nigeria listing to Go Ahead on July 8 Airtel Africa aims to list on the Nigerian bourse on Monday, one of the financial advisors arranging the issue said, after the exchange postponed the listing which had been scheduled for Friday....
2019-07-06 12:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairy-tale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Guinea and will face Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
2019-07-08 14:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal's Sadio Mané scores two after missing penalty Group C: Kenya 0-3 Senegal, Tanzania 0-3 AlgeriaGroup D: South Africa 0-1 Morocco, Namibia 1-4 Ivory CoastSadio Mané scored twice after missing a penalty as Senegal reached the last 16 at the Africans Cup of Nations with a 3-0 win over Kenya.The Live...
2019-07-02 07:51

South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmaker's portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188 million Australian dollars ($130 million)....
2019-05-21 14:39

South Africa's woes continue with Dale Steyn ruled out of World Cup Bowler has suffered new complication with shoulder injuryProteas face India on Wednesday after losing first two matchesFaf Du Plessis believes South Africa can still make the World Cup semi-finals, even though talisman paceman Dale Steyn has been rul...
2019-06-04 19:00

Chimpanzees in West Africa observed fishing for crabs year-round Where did the earliest humans get the idea to start eating seafood? New research suggests they may have been inspired by their closest ape ancestor, the chimpanzee....
2019-05-30 05:51

India vs South Africa: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium The Rose Bowl will be abuzz as India begin their World Cup 2019 against South Africa in the introduction of the most anticipated team in the cricketing world....
2019-06-04 15:17

England v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 opener – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the opening game at the OvalListen and subscribe to our new podcast … The SpinAnd feel free to email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 11.17am BST 10th over: England 60-1 (Roy 28, Root 31) Pretorious got the nod as the all-rou...
2019-05-30 12:34

South Africa's rand continues to tumble on central bank worries South Africa's rand fell again early on Friday, reaching a new 2019 low as assurances by the ruling African National Congress about the independence of the central bank did little to ease nerves about economic policy....
2019-06-07 10:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal lineup Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competition....
2019-07-12 10:34

Gupta Family Lied To Use Air Base In 2013 In South Africa, Says General South Africa's national security was breached when the Jet Airways flight landed at an air force base in April 2013 with 200 guests for a lavish wedding of the Gupta family, one of the country's top......
2019-07-05 16:51

South Africa targeted in $135,000-a-day Bitcoin ‘Ponzi scheme,’ thousands duped Thousands of people in South Africa may have been duped in what’s thought to be a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.  According to a local report, residents in Ladysmith, a city 365 kilometres south of Johannesburg, were enticed to invest in a company called Bitc...
2019-07-04 13:34

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
2019-05-21 16:51

A.N.C. Leads in South Africa Election, as Voters Give Party ‘One Last Chance’ The African National Congress was expected to win votes it needed to stay in power, but to fall short of the 60 percent threshold it has met since coming to power in 1994....
2019-05-21 16:51

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
2019-07-10 19:17

Bloodhound land speed record project to test in South Africa High-speed testing will get under way this autumn ahead of a record attempt and 1000mph target Bloodhound, the British land speed record project dramatically rescued from receivership early this year after a last-minute intervention from engineering...
2019-07-10 09:34

Bangladesh beat South Africa in Cricket World Cup shock – as it happened South Africa failed to chase down Bangladesh to record their second straight defeatReport: Bangladesh win by 21 runs 7.47pm BST Here is the report from The Oval ... Related: Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh too good for lacklustre South Africa 7.42pm B...
2019-06-02 22:17

| West Africa wealth inequalities reaching extreme levels - report West Africa suffers the most inequalities on the continent but many governments prefer to ignore problems despite economic growth, a report by Oxfam and Development Finance International said....
2019-07-10 05:51

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
2019-05-21 16:51

South Africa's Ramaphosa retains Mboweni, Gordhan in new, leaner cabinet South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy and attract foreign investors....
2019-05-30 18:17

Bharti Airtel Plans $1 Billion London IPO For Africa Unit To Cut Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
2019-05-29 06:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Benin. Tunisia drew again, but still made the knockout rounds....
2019-07-03 07:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Morocco stunned by Benin, Senegal sneak through Benin pulled off the shock of the Africa Cup of Nations so far by beating Morocco in a shootout, following Hakim Ziyech's stoppage time penalty miss for Morocco. Later, Sadio Mane scored as Senegal edged out Uganda....
2019-07-06 00:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal line-up Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competiton....
2019-07-12 02:51

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
2019-06-05 03:01

Dylan Bronn own goal sends Senegal through to Africa Cup of Nations final A bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the drama-filled first of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals, securing them a place against either Algeria in Friday’s decider.A terrible mistake by the goalkeeper,...
2019-07-15 10:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria see off Senegal, Kenya edge Tanzania in thriller • Group C: Senegal 0-1 Algeria, Kenya 3-2 Tanzania• Group B: Madagascar 1-0 BurundiYoucef Belaïli fired Algeria into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of a bad-tempered 1-0 victory over Senegal in Cairo.There was particular ...
2019-06-28 05:51

Preview: South Africa, Pakistan Battle To Keep Semis Hopes Alive South Africa and Pakistan both have managed to win just one match so far in the tournament and are currently in eighth and ninth positions respectively in the World Cup points table....
2019-06-22 15:51

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth....
2019-05-25 14:51

Rift grows over FIFA placing Samoura in Africa clean-up role FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
2019-06-20 20:00

Gangly goal machine Veldwijk likely to lead South Africa attack "South Africa are likely to turn to gangly Dutch-born striker Lars Veldwijk as a surprise choice to lead their attack when they take on the Ivory Coast in their Africa Cup of Nations opener in Cairo on Monday."...
2019-06-22 18:17

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures to avoid a troublesome swarm of bees....
2019-06-28 17:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Liverpool's Naby Keita in Guinea's provisional squad Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is included in Guinea's 25-man provisional squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations, despite being a big injury doubt....
2019-05-26 01:00