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A medic introduces the procedure of COVID-19 testing to citizens in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 8, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen steadily over the past fews days amid massive community testing in a 21-day national lockdown. The country reported a total of 1,749 cases as of Tuesday, an increase of over 60 from Monday's announcement, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said. (Photo by Shiraaz/Xinhua)

South African Health Minister Put on Leave in Corruption Scandal

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday decided to put Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on special leave amid accusations of corruption concerning COVID-19-related contracts. The...
Zimbabwean health minister Obadiah Moyo addresses the launching ceremony for the country's preparedness and response plan against COVID-19, in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 19, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday thanked China and other countries for the support they have rendered to Zimbabwe as it steps up its preparedness to combat coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Shaun Jusa/Xinhua)

Zimbabwean president fires health minister over corruption scandal

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday fired health minister Obadiah Moyo who is facing allegations of corruption regarding a 60 million U.S. dollars deal...

South Korean prosecutors seek to arrest former president Park over corruption scandal

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought to arrest Park Geun-hye, the country's former president who was impeached in a historic ruling earlier this month,...
A car (L front) carrying South Korea's impeached ex-president Park Geun-Hye (C in the car) leaves the presidential Blue House in Seoul on 12 March, 2017 AFP/Getty Images

South Korean prosecutors seek to arrest Park Geun Hye over corruption scandal

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought to arrest former President Park Geun-hye for fear of destruction of evidence over a corruption scandal that led...

Odebrecht corruption scandal hits across Latin America

Odebrecht, the largest construction firm in Latin America, is at the eye of a maelstrom of corruption, bribery and influence peddling, which has transcended...
Panama Papers

Panama Papers: Police raid law firm Mossack Fonseca

Organized crime prosecutors searched the Panama City, Panama, office Tuesday for evidence of money laundering and terrorism links as police established a perimeter around...

Ex-Nigerian Chief of Defense in Jail for corruption

A 10-count charge was slammed on him by Nigeria's anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which arrested him almost three weeks...

Ex-Nigerian minister arrested in connection with corruption

About 6.5 million Nigerians applied for 5,000 immigration jobs, but the screening tests for jobs in March 2014 led to the death of several...
President Jacob Zuma

Zuma cleared in corruption scandal

South African President Jacob Zuma is not liable to pay for a portion of the security upgrades at his Nkandla homestead, a government official...