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S.Africa’s Zuma bats away graft inquiry questions

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Former South African president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday rebuffed all accusations of wrongdoing on his second day of testimony at an inquiry into corruption under his rule. Zuma said he and his family had received death threats after his first day at the judicial inquiry being held in Johannesburg. …

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S.Africa’s Zuma to testify at graft scandal inquiry

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  South African former president Jacob Zuma is due on Monday to make a much-anticipated appearance before an inquiry into alleged corruption after previous witnesses gave damning evidence against him. Zuma is accused of overseeing mass looting of state funds during his nine-year reign before …

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Three local gov’t officials face trial for embezzling UGX 222 Million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three senior officials from the Local Government Ministry are facing the Anti-corruption court over corruption-related offences. They are Issa Gumonye, the Assistant Commissioner for Urban Administration, Prossy Nampijja, a Senior Urban Officer and Ronald Mbala, an Urban Officer. The three officers are accused of …

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BoU officials charged, remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has remanded two Bank of Uganda officials on charges of corruption and abuse of office. The two are Francis Kakeeto, the Assistant Director Mbale Currency Centre and Fred Wanyama Vito, the BoU verification officer. Prosecution alleges that the suspects on April, …

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Sudan’s Bashir to appear in court on graft charge: prosecutor

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday. The announcement came more than two months after the military overthrew Bashir following mass nationwide protests …

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