Accused in Namibian fishing corruption scandal withdraw bail application

WINDHOEK (Reuters) – Two former ministers and four others implicated in Namibia’s biggest corruption scandal will remain in police custody until Feb. 20 after their lawyers abandoned their bail application on Monday, the prosecuting authority said. Former justice minister Sakeus … Continue reading Accused in Namibian fishing corruption scandal withdraw bail application

France’s Macron pays respects to soldiers killed in Mali, says battle goes on

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Monday to 13 French soldiers killed in Mali last week and vowed no respite in the fight against Islamist militants in the region. French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during … Continue reading France’s Macron pays respects to soldiers killed in Mali, says battle goes on

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe left behind $10 million, some properties -state media

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe, who died in September, left $10 million and some properties in the capital, but no will naming his beneficiaries, details of his estate published by state-owned newspaper the Herald showed on Tuesday. … Continue reading Zimbabwe’s Mugabe left behind $10 million, some properties -state media

Majority of French support country’s Mali military operation -poll

French soldiers from Operation Barkhane patrol north of Timbuktu November 6, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney PARIS (Reuters) – Fifty-eight percent of French people back the country’s military operations in Mali, despite last week’s army helicopter crash that resulted in the deaths … Continue reading Majority of French support country’s Mali military operation -poll