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24 May 2018 8:15 PM US Media: Harvey Weinstein to 'surrender' to NY authorities

New York - Disgraced former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday following a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women, US media reported. The New York Times said Weinstein was expected to surrender citing unnamed law enforcement officials. Weinstein's defense 12

22 May 2018 6:35 AM Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone resigned from Britain's Labour Party on Monday, two years after he was suspended over allegations of anti-Semitism - an issue that continues to roil the left-of-centre party. Livingstone said in a statement that he is not anti-Semitic, but was quitting because the long-running accusations had become a "distraction" 23

20 May 2018 2:07 PM 'Don't eat, smoke in public,' Zim police warned

Zimbabwean police have reportedly been banned from eating and smoking in public, as the country's recently appointed police commissioner, General Godwin Matanga, seeks to clean the image of the force ahead of a crunch election. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Matanga has also banned the police from walking around with hands in their pockets 24

18 May 2018 4:57 PM UN halts Sudan refugee resettlement after alleged fraud

The UN refugee agency said on Thursday it is temporarily suspending its programme for the resettlement of refugees from Sudan after allegations of fraud emerged in the scheme. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, or UNHCR, said it had launched two investigations in February and March as the allegations of fraud surfaced. "At present we are still dealing 20

17 May 2018 9:34 AM Ex-Zambian leader's son jailed for stealing phone – reports

Former Zambian president Frederick Chiluba's son has reportedly been sentenced to eight months in jail for stealing a mobile phone. According to BBC, Frederick Chiluba Jr was convicted of stealing a Samsung S7 edge, valued at $843. Chiluba Jr stole the device from a woman, Brenda Chisha, on September 2, 2017 and “traded it for drugs in a notorious slum in Zambia's 21

14 May 2018 1:18 PM DA opens extortion, corruption case against Manana

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has opened an extortion and corruption case against ANC MP and NEC member Mduduzi Manana. The case was opened at the Douglasdale police station on Monday morning. This comes after the release of a voice clip in which Manana could be heard trying to coerce his former domestic worker Christine Wiro into dropping assault charges 23

09 May 2018 6:15 PM WATCH: Dismissed Steve Biko Academic Hospital security guards demand jobs back

Former private security guards at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, who were dismissed following allegations of misconduct in 2017, protested outside the health facility on Wednesday. Acting CEO of the hospital Dr Mathabo Mathebula said the employees returned on Wednesday and demanded to be reinstated. She said, despite some tyres being set alight 19

07 May 2018 2:22 PM Seven Angels Ministry leader appears in court

The head of the Seven Angels Ministry in Ngcobo - which got caught up in allegations relating to the massacre of six police officials in the Eastern Cape town - will spend the rest of the month behind bars after his case was postponed in the Umzimkhulu Magistrate's Court on Monday. Banele Mancoba is charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with aggravating 21

05 May 2018 6:00 AM R Kelly's team denies statement says it wasn't authorised

New York — R. Kelly's management says a statement sent out on his behalf wasn't authorised by his team. An early Friday-morning email sent by Katie Thompson on behalf of R. Kelly Tours claimed the media was trying to distort and destroy his legacy by reporting allegations that he sexually mistreats women and said the singer was "heartbroken" over it. (Read 1354

29 April 2018 7:45 AM Son of Guinea's first president faces forced labour charges in Texas

The son of Guinea's first president and his wife face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty in Texas of holding a young woman as a domestic slave. Mohamed Toure, 57, and Denise Cros-Toure, 57, appeared in a federal court in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday to face a criminal complaint of forced labor, the US Department of Justice said. Toure is the son of Ahmed 39