Wife of Zimbabwean vice president arrested on charges of fraud, money laundering

Zimbabwean authorities arrested the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga on charges of money laundering, fraud and violating exchange control regulations, the country’s anti Corruption Commission (ZACC) said on Sunday. Marry Mubaiwa was arrested on Saturday evening and will likely appear in court on Monday, ZACC spokesman John Makamure said. He declined to give further… Read More Wife of Zimbabwean vice president arrested on charges of fraud, money laundering

Jamaican beauty queen Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World 2019

Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday and said she wanted to use her title to work for “sustainable change” for women and their children. Asked about the value of beauty contests in today’s world of MeToo# and the drive for equality and respect for women, the 23-year-old graduate of Florida… Read More Jamaican beauty queen Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World 2019

Sudanese court sentences former president Omar al-Bashir to two years in detention for corruption

A Sudanese court on Saturday convicted former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges and sentenced him to two years of detention in a reform facility, the first ruling against the ex-leader ousted by mass unrest. The presiding judge said Bashir, 75, who was deposed by the military in April following months of street protests against… Read More Sudanese court sentences former president Omar al-Bashir to two years in detention for corruption