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South Africa’s ruling ANC in 10 dates

The African National Congress led the struggle that toppled apartheid in 1994 and has ruled South Africa ever since, remaining the most popular party despite a series of scandals.

France: Vatican must act on sex abuse charges against Paris envoy

France called on the Vatican on Friday to take action after sex abuse charges were filed against its envoy to Paris, suggesting his diplomatic immunity should be lifted.
Pope Francis arrives for the weekly general audience in Paul VI hall on December 12, 2018 at the Vatican. (Photo by Tiziana FABI - AFP)

Pope removes two scandal-hit cardinals from inner circle

Pope Francis has removed two prominent cardinals from his inner circle months after they were tainted by paedophile scandals.
Changchun Changsheng

China fines vaccine maker $1.3 billion after scandal

Chinese authorities have ordered a fine and asset seizure totalling $1.3bn against a pharmaceutical company for falsifying production records in a faulty rabies vaccine scandal.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki: Eight National Assembly remains most audacious despite challenges

The President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has declared that the legislature plays a critical role in democratic systems and remains the nucleus of democratic systems across the world.
Pope Francis waves as he boards the plane on his way to the his two-day pastoral trip to Ireland on August 25, 2018 from the Fiumicino airport. Vincenzo PINTO - AFP

Pope Francis arrives in Ireland

Pope Francis touched down in Dublin on Saturday for an historic two-day visit to Ireland, where the Catholic Church is battling to regain trust following multiple scandals.
Pope Francis

Pope Francis to meet sexual abuse victims in Ireland

Pope Francis will meet victims of clergy sexual abuse during his trip to Ireland this weekend, the Vatican said on Tuesday, as scandals in several countries mire the Catholic Church in its worst credibility crisis in more than 15 years.

Court rejects arrest of Korean Air ‘nut rage’ matriarch

A Seoul court has turned down a request from prosecutors to arrest the matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty over multiple assault charges, sparking public anger.

Looters’ list: You can’t divert attention from misrule – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party says the Presidency and the All Progressives Congress have failed in their “ploy” to use the looters’ lists to divert public discourse from the “raging questions” on their (government and APC) “numerous scandals,” “manifest sleazes” and “overall failures” in governance.

Rising debt, political risk dim sub-Saharan Africa’s economic outlook – IMF

Economic growth is expected to rise to 3.4 percent in sub-Saharan Africa next year from 2.6 percent in 2017, the IMF said in a report on Monday, but warned that rising debt and political risks in larger economies would weigh down future growth.

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INEC: Presidential election results server transmission claim ‘greatest lie of this century’

Yunus Usman, counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the claim that results of the February presidential election were transmitted to a server is “the greatest lie of this century”.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is 'waiting' for Real Madrid to launch a formal offer for his services, according to Mathias Pogba, who claims 'anything can happen' before the Spanish transfer deadline on September 2.

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Paul Pogba racist abuse

England women’s manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba becoming the latest high-profile figure to suffer racist abuse online.

Dangote Cement overtakes MTN as NSE’s biggest firm

Dangote Cement Plc has regained its position as the biggest listed firm on the Nigerian Stock Exchange as sell-offs were witnessed in MTN Nigeria Communication Plc’s shares on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo drops retirement hint

Cristiano Ronaldo is uncertain when he will stop playing, but the Juventus star said it could be as soon as next year.
CRISTIANO RONALDO

Cristiano Ronaldo: It hurts when people question your honour

Cristiano Ronaldo told Portuguese television on Tuesday that “2018 was the most difficult year on a personal level.”