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July 15, 2020

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Indonesia's ex-sports minister jailed for corruption

Indonesia's ex-sports minister jailed for corruption

An Indonesian former sports minister has been jailed for seven years after being found guilty of taking $800,000 in bribes, his lawyer said Tuesday.The sentence handed down Monday by a Jakarta anti-corruption court came after Imam Nahrawi was convicted of acce

Fifagate: appeals denied for two key former LatAm officials

Fifagate: appeals denied for two key former LatAm officials

A US court on Monday dismissed appeals by two former leaders of Latin American football who were convicted over their roles at the heart of the "Fifagate" corruption scandal.Paraguayan Juan Angel Napout, former president of Conmebol, was sentenced in 2017 to

DR Congo presidential aide gets 20 years for graft

DR Congo presidential aide gets 20 years for graft

A top aide to DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi was handed 20 years hard labour for corruption on Saturday in a case that has tested the government's anti-graft credentials.Vital Kamerhe, 61, who served as the president's chief of staff, was convicted of d

Don't make Diack a scapegoat, defence pleas

Don't make Diack a scapegoat, defence pleas

Former global athletics supremo Lamine Diack should not be made a "scapegoat" in a corruption trial in which he stands accused of accepting bribes to cover up positive dope tests by Russian athletes, his defence lawyer pleaded on the last day of the trial in

Don't make Diack a scapegoat, defence pleas

Don't make Diack a scapegoat, defence pleas

Former global athletics supremo Lamine Diack should not be made a "scapegoat" in a corruption trial in which he stands accused of accepting bribes to cover up positive dope tests by Russian athletes, his defence lawyer pleaded on the last day of the trial in