Pistorius family condemns claim he beat girlfriend with bat
Africa

Pistorius family condemns claim he beat girlfriend with bat

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — The family of Oscar Pistorius has condemned allegations made in a book that new evidence exists to show that he beat girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp with a cricket bat before fatally shooting her at his home in 2013. The Pistorius family called the allegations “outrageous” and “absurd” in a statement … Continue reading

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Nations scramble to contain offshore account report fallout
Africa

Nations scramble to contain offshore account report fallout

LONDON (AP) — Governments around the world scrambled Tuesday Apr. 5, to contain the fallout from the publication of thousands of names of rich and powerful people who conducted offshore financial activity through a Panamanian law firm. China dismissed as “groundless” reports that relatives of current and retired politicians, including President Xi Jinping, own offshore … Continue reading