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Kudakwashe Tagwirei, whose business interests range from gold mining, financial services to fuel, becomes the third ally of President Mnangagwa to be added to the US sanctions list this year.

US slaps sanctions on Zimbabwean tycoon

The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions against a business tycoon with close links to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and former leader Robert Mugabe for allegedly abetting corruption.
The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”

US sanctions South Sudan vice president over human rights

The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”

Terrorism: US slams sanctions on Nigeria, others

The United States Treasury Department has added one organisation in Nigeria and other six organisations in Africa and Asia to its sanctions list for global terrorism.

United States lifts sanctions on Sudan banks, ports, railways

The U.S. has lifted sanctions on dozens of Sudanese entities, including banks, ports, oil and industrial corporations, the Treasury Department said on Thursday.

Mexico football captain linked to drug cartel

The US Treasury on Wednesday accused Rafael Marquez, captain of Mexico's national football team and a former FC Barcelona player, of being a "front person" for a major drug trafficking organization.

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In a deal understood to be in the reigon of $10m, Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Concrete Cowboy, the father-son drama starring Idris Elba that premiered at Toronto in September.

Idris Elba father-son drama ‘Concrete Cowboy’ lands at Netflix

In a deal understood to be in the reigon of $10m, Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Concrete Cowboy, the father-son drama starring Idris Elba that premiered at Toronto in September.

House of Reps committee to take up funding of NEPAD with SGF

The House of Representatives Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa says deliberate action must be taken to fund the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to alleviate poverty in Nigeria.

Desmond Elliot denies pushing for anti-social media bill

Desmond Elliot, the lawmaker representing Surulere 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, has denied that he is pushing for a bill to regulate social media activities.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Those responsible for Lekki shooting will be punished

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says he will do everything within his powers to ensure that soldiers that attacked peaceful #EndSARS protesters last week are held to account.

IPOB members attack police station in Abakaliki

A protest by the proscribed secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), turned violent in Ebonyi on Monday as suspected members of the group launched an attack on the Central Police Station in Abakaliki, the state capital.