North Korea dispatches high-level delegation to Malaysia over killing
The team will demand the body of Kim Jong Nam.
Sub-Saharan Africa third on global corruption ranking — Report
The report says people in lower employment cadre in the region are the most common perpetrators of fraud.
Malaysia AG to arraign 2 suspects in North Korean killing
The women will be charged with murder.
Famine-hit South Sudanese eat weeds, water lilies to survive- reports
Many families have gone for days without food.
Xenophobia: No fewer than 100 ransacked shops overnight in Johannesburg — Police
Police said they were expecting victims to come forward.
Trump, Obama congratulate Perez as Democratic Party’s Chairman
“I could not be happier for him, or for the Republican Party!” Mr. Trump tweeted.
Trump’s White House bars New York Times, CNN, others from briefing
“Nothing like this has ever happened at the White House in our long history of covering multiple administrations of different parties.”
White House bars CNN, New York Times, Politico from briefing
The denial came a few hours after Mr. Trumped railed against the media.
Again, Trump criticises media, labels CNN “Clinton News Network”
“We’re going to repeal and replace Obamacare.”
South African police use rubber bullets, stun grenades to disperse anti-migrant rally
“It is wrong to brandish all non-nationals as drug dealers or human traffickers,” President Zuma said.
South Africa’s Zuma condemns violence against Nigerians, others
No Nigerian has been killed in the attack.
North Korea’s Kim Jong Nam killed with VX nerve agent — Malaysian Police
VX nerve agent is classified as a chemical weapon of mass destruction.
Gambia charges former spy chief with murder of opposition leader
The charges were part of attempts by President Adama Barrow to re-establish democracy in the small West African nation.
IMF agrees to $149 million extended credit facility for Benin
The West African country has a population of 10.9 million and a GDP of around $8.3 billion.
Sweden jails man six-month for terrorism fund-raising
The 34-year-old, who was not named, denied the charges.
Denmark to charge man with blasphemy over burning Koran
The prosecutor said they would ask for a fine.
Gambia: Police arrest Jammeh’s intelligence chief, deputy
Yankuba Badjie took over at the intelligence agency in 2013.
Court invalidates South Africa’s withdrawal from ICC
In 2016, Burundi, South Africa and The Gambia, expressed their intentions to withdraw from the court.
EU to close tax loopholes for multinational companies
The directive is the latest of a number of measures designed to prevent tax avoidance by large companies.