[AlertNet]Most Africans say their willingness to pay taxes is undermined by corruption among revenue authorities in their country, while an opaque tax system actually encourages tax dodging, a new survey shows.
[SAPA]Pretoria -"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius was not wearing his prosthetic legs when he tried to force open a locked toilet door in his house on the night he shot his girlfriend, a forensic expert told his murder trial on Wednesday.
[IPS]Washington -Even as U.S. and Moroccan executives meet to discuss strengthening private sector ties between the two countries, advocacy groups are raising concerns about plans by a U.S. energy firm to explore for oil in the contested territory known as Western Sahara.
[VOA]Washington -Libya's parliament has voted to remove the country's prime minister after a tanker loaded with crude oil from a rebel-held port escaped the navy and made it to international waters. The episode was the final straw for Ali Zeidan, who faced criticism from the country's Islamist politicians and a public that blamed him for faili […]
[ThinkAfricaPress]A Congolese MP is leading the latest bid to criminalise homosexuality, but he will have to deal with a counter-campaign by LGBT activists and health workers if he is to be successful.