SA SHOULD IMPLEMENT FATF RECOMMENDATIONS TO AVOID GREYLISTING, SAYS KGANYAGO

Wed 17 August 2022: South Africa can avoid possible greylisting if it were to implement recommendations contained in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) mutual evaluation report. The FATF commenced its assessment in 2019 and published its final report on 7 October last year. The mutual evaluation report had an adverse rating under technical compliance […]

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POLISH FIREMEN PULL TONNES OF DEAD FISH FROM ODER RIVER AFTER MYSTERY MASS DIE-OFF

Wed 17 August 2022: Polish firefighters have pulled 100 tonnes of dead fish from the Oder river since Friday, raising concerns of an environmental catastrophe. The worrisome incident’s cause is still a mystery. In the history of the national fireman press office, Monika Nowakowska-Drynda noted, “We’d never had an operation of this scope on a […]

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UK’S INFLATION RATE REACHES DOUBLE DIGITS, ITS HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 1982

Wed 17 August 2022: British consumer price inflation increased to 10.1% in July, its highest level since February 1982, up from a yearly rate of 9.4% in June, according to official data released on Wednesday. This increased pressure on consumers. The increase exceeded everyone’s predictions in a Reuters poll for inflation to increase to 9.8% […]

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IRAQ DRUG RAID SEIZES STOLEN PICASSO PAINTING ‘WORTH MILLIONS OF DOLLARS’

Representational image. Tue 16  August 2022: Iraqi authorities claim to have found a stolen painting by famed Spanish artist Pablo Picasso said to be “worth millions of dollars” during a drug raid carried out in the province of Diyala on Saturday. “A painting belonging to the international painter Picasso was seized in their possession,” the […]

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TRUMP CLAIMS FBI AGENTS STOLE HIS PASSPORTS IN AN AUGUST 8 RAID

Tue 16  August 2022: Donald Trump asserted on Monday that FBI agents “stole” his passports during the August 8 search, a day after asking the Department of Justice to hand over the records protected by the attorney-client privilege. “Wow! In the raid by the FBI of Mar-a-Lago, they stole my three Passports (one expired), along […]

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