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Malawi prepares for $100m 'cashgate' corruption trial

Malawi is braced for the mass trial of 100 civil servants, politicians and businesspeople involved in the alleged looting of more than $100m (£60m) from government coffers.<p>The "cashgate" trial, a case that has become a litmus test for foreign donors backing the government of Joyce Banda, is …

'Cashgate' trial begins in Malawi

A trial looking into the biggest financial scandal in Malawi's history has begun in the capital, Lilongwe.<p>At least 68 prominent figures stand accused of stealing funds in what has been dubbed "Cashgate" by the media. It is estimated that more than $100m over a 10-year period has been lost.<p>A senior …

Woman Trapped in Jail for 5 Months

China bans cigarettes from schools

Despite China's powerful tobacco monopoly, China has banned cigarettes in kindergartens, elementary and middle schools<p>China has banned smoking in schools, state media reported on Wednesday, the latest step in a government drive to kick the country’s pervasive tobacco habit.<p>Despite years of …

Snowden Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of government documents to journalists last year, was nominated for …

13 Horror Games Not To Turn Your Back On in 2014

They're coming for you, Barbara.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>There's something about horror, as a genre, that just won't die.<p>Burn it, stake it, expose it to the …