Kenyan police arrested the Nairobi County governor, known for his chunky gold jewellery and impromptu raps, on Friday on corruption charges, a high profile move in the government’s much trumpeted anti-graft push.
Sudan court convicts Omar Al Bashir of money laundering, sentences him to 2 years in rehabilitation facility. A verdict in the corruption trial of Sudan’s ex-president was expected on Saturday.
Students made it to schools at the start of the working week early Sunday and government employees returned to work. But the capital's streets were mostly quiet and traffic thin. Burnt tires and debris littered thoroughfares while security remained heavily deployed in many neighbourhoods.
Iraq's military said on Tuesday one member of an Interior Ministry force was killed and four wounded when they came under fire from unknown assailants in Sadr City, where 15 people died the previous night in riots.
Mass demonstrations continue in Lebanon and Iraq with protesters demanding the fall of their governments, removal of and accountability for corrupt politicians, and an end to the secular systems
Mendis has been named in the 16-player squad for a two-match home Test series against England in March, but the tour was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Though he holds no official position, Yair Netanyahu is considered a key adviser and the mastermind of his father's increasingly confrontational social media strategy.
The MoI stated that the suspects were extorting individuals through falsely claiming to them that their names were listed among the wanted persons, so they would not be able to travel, work, or obtain residence visas for them or for their families, unless they paid money to get their names removed from the list.
The case has been widely seen as a test for Malaysia's efforts to stamp out corruption and could have big political implications for the Southeast Asian nation.