Category Archives: Business & Finance

South Africa: Pres Ramaphosa to challenge ‘flawed’ graft report in court

PRETORIA: South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said he will challenge in court a watchdog body's fundamentally and irretrievably flawed findings concerning a donation to his 2017 campaign to head the …

South Africa: Ruling party ANC voices “full confidence” in president implicated in election donation scandal

CAPE TOWN, The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Saturday voiced full confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa who is implicated in an election donation scandal.

Ramaphosa has the ANC's full …

Doctors: Detainee Allegedly Tortured in Sudan Dies

KHARTOUM - A Sudanese civilian detained and allegedly tortured by security agents in a central town has died in custody, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement said …

IS Decentralizing Into ‘Provinces’ in Bid to Return

WASHINGTON - A series of Islamic State (IS) announcements of new provinces it controls in recent weeks has renewed debate over the group's possible resurgence after its self-proclaimed caliphate fell, …

Progress Toward Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Receding

GENEVA - A report issued on the eve of an international AIDS conference in Mexico finds progress in combating the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is receding. The joint U.N. program on …

South Africa Mourns ‘White Zulu’ Johnny Clegg

JOHANNESBURG - South African singer and musician Johnny Clegg, one of the loudest voices in pop during the anti-apartheid movement, is being widely mourned in the country following his death …