In Hottest News
Apr 17th, 2012
A private equity fund backed by Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) is under criminal investigation by the European Union and Nigerian anti-corruption authorities for its alleged involvement in fraud and the laundering of millions of dollars looted by James Ibori, the ex-Governo...
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 28th, 2011
A new police unit in Lubumbashi, in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, appears to have made significant progress in tackling crimes of sexual violence, but the scale of the problem it faces is daunting. The police unit, which was set up in April 2010 in order to provide greater protec...
Dec 27th, 2010
Nine men were remanded in custody today charged with conspiracy to cause explosions in the UK and other terrorism offences. Gurukanth Desai, 28, Omar Sharif Latif, 26, and Abdul Malik Miah, 24, from Cardiff, and Mohammed Moksudur Rahman Chowdhury, 20, and Shah Mohammed Lutfar Rahman, 28, from London,...