GOUVERNANCE | GOVERNANCE

30-Sep-2022 to 14:36

Ex-Rwandan state minister sentenced to 4 years in jail over corruption case

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The intermediate court of Nyarugenge in Kigali city on Friday found guily the former Rwandan state minister in charge of Culture, Edouard Bamporiki in a corruption case and sentenced him to four years in prison with heavy fines totaling 60 million Rwandan Francs ($ 60,000 USD).

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30-Sep-2022 to 12:33

S/Africa: Ramaphosa denies money laundering charges

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has denied that there was anything criminal about stashing US$4 million in chair cushions at his Phala Phala farm in Limpopo province two years ago.

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29-Sep-2022 to 11:11

Ramaphosa urges local councils to prioritise service delivery

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged 2,000 delegates attending the annual conference of local government leaders to reaffirm their commitment to improving the living conditions of South Africans through what he called “developmental local government.”

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22-Sep-2022 to 12:48

S/Africa's power utility recovers $2m pension from former CEO

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s beleaguered state-owned power utility Eskom has announced that it has recovered US$2 million unlawfully paid to its former chief executive Brian Molefe as his pension benefits, APA learnt on Thursday.

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22-Sep-2022 to 07:35

S/African court freezes pension payment for graft-accused lottery chief

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The Special Tribunal has granted the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) a preservation order to freeze pension benefits of corruption-accused former National Lotteries Commission (NLC) chief operating officer Philemon Letwaba, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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21-Sep-2022 to 17:22

Prosecutor seeks 20 years in prison for former Rwandan minister

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The prosecutor at the intermediate court of Nyarugenge in Kigali city on Wednesday asked the court to convict and sentence the former Rwandan minister of State in charge of Culture, Edouard Bamporiki to 20 years in prison on corruption charges.

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20-Sep-2022 to 19:34

UNGA: AU chair Sall wants "fairer" global governance

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — President Macky Sall, the current chairman of the African Union (AU) has said it was time the world overcame its reluctance and deconstruct the narratives that persist in confining the black continent on the margins of global decision-making.

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