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South Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

South Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday under intense pressure from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party that he had dominated during nine years in power.

South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

South Africa's African National Congress leader Cyril Ramaphosa said the party's executive body would meet on Monday to finalise discussions on the future of President Jacob Zuma, who is under pressure to step down.

'Kidnapped' Vietnam exec gets second life sentence for graft

'Kidnapped' Vietnam exec gets second life sentence for graft

A Vietnamese former oil executive allegedly kidnapped from Germany was jailed for life Monday for embezzlement, state media reported, his second life sentence tied to a corruption ...

Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel to reopen on February 11

Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel to reopen on February 11

The luxury hotel was closed for business since the unprecedented probe was launched on November 4 by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who was appointed as heir to the throne in June.

Head of Nigeria's anti-corruption court charged with bribery

Head of Nigeria's anti-corruption court charged with bribery

Nigeria's top judge handling corruption cases against public officials has himself been charged with bribery, court papers showed Saturday.

Sri Lanka probes corruption at national carrier

Sri Lanka probes corruption at national carrier

Sri Lanka has ordered a corruption investigation at its national carrier, including the controversial termination of a management deal with Emirates airline, the government said Saturday.

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed back at work, company says

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed back at work, company says

Prince Alwaleed, one of the country's top international investors, was freed on Saturday, nearly three months after being taken into custody.

ICC probes UAE league after farcical dismissals go viral

ICC probes UAE league after farcical dismissals go viral

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is investigating a private Twenty20 league in the United Arab Emirates, the sport's global governing body has said, after footage of some farcical dismissals ...

Saudis say $107bn recovered from graft, 56 still held

Saudis say $107bn recovered from graft, 56 still held

Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said he has completed inquiries into 381 high-profile corruption suspects and decided to keep 56 in custody and free the rest.

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed released - family sources

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed released - family sources

His release came hours after he told Reuters in an exclusive interview at the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing.

Tunisia says more than 900 arrests in anti-austerity violence

Tunisia says more than 900 arrests in anti-austerity violence

Interior ministry spokesman Khlifa Chibani said 41 people aged between 13 and 19 were detained on Sunday amid fresh protests.

ANC calls for unity as rift over Zuma widens

ANC calls for unity as rift over Zuma widens

Markets have rallied since Cyril Ramaphosa narrowly defeated Jacob Zuma's ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in an ANC leadership contest last month.