UK Bank Continues to Probe Its Links to Gupta Family

[Daily Maverick] HSBC will continue to review the bank’s exposure to alleged money laundering of the proceeds of State Capture in South Africa by the Gupta family. This follows Lord Hain’s questions to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority pointing out …

[Daily Maverick] HSBC will continue to review the bank's exposure to alleged money laundering of the proceeds of State Capture in South Africa by the Gupta family. This follows Lord Hain's questions to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority pointing out that employees at the South African branch of the global banking giant had flagged suspicious transactions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Peace Requires More Than a Bigger UN Force

[ICG] The U.N. Security Coucil approved a resolution to extend the mandate of the U.N. Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 15 November 2018, also increasing the mission’s troop ceiling by 900. Richard Moncrieff, Project Director for…

[ICG] The U.N. Security Coucil approved a resolution to extend the mandate of the U.N. Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 15 November 2018, also increasing the mission's troop ceiling by 900. Richard Moncrieff, Project Director for Central Africa, states that the Central African Republic needs more than just troops to meet the country's security challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Sabegna Urges Senators to Detach Tourism From Micat

[Observer] SABEGNA School of Travel and Tourism’s CEO Henry B. Benson has called on the senate to fast-track a bill that is lingering in the plenary that seeks to detach the Bureau of Tourism from the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Touri…

[Observer] SABEGNA School of Travel and Tourism's CEO Henry B. Benson has called on the senate to fast-track a bill that is lingering in the plenary that seeks to detach the Bureau of Tourism from the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Investigates Red Cross U.S.$2.7 Million Ebola Fund Scandal

[Observer] The International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) said US$5 million of aid money was lost to fraud and corruption during the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

[Observer] The International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) said US$5 million of aid money was lost to fraud and corruption during the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Rejects 182 VR Cards As Evidence

[Observer] The chief hearing officer at the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Muana Sando Ville, yesterday denied the ruling Unity Party’s request to mark into evidence 182 voter registration cards testified to by one of its witnesses.

[Observer] The chief hearing officer at the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Muana Sando Ville, yesterday denied the ruling Unity Party's request to mark into evidence 182 voter registration cards testified to by one of its witnesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

PSU Officer ‘Pulls Gun’ On Protesting UL Students

[Observer] An officer of the Police Special Unit (PSU) Wednesday pulled a gun at protesting students who demanded that he deleted pictures taken with his Samsung mobile phone.

[Observer] An officer of the Police Special Unit (PSU) Wednesday pulled a gun at protesting students who demanded that he deleted pictures taken with his Samsung mobile phone.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia