The first-ever trial of a former German president has ended with an acquital. A Hanover court cleared Christian Wulff on charges he took a 700-euro bribe in a case that prompted his resignation two years ago.
South Africa's chief prosecutor has announced his decision to pursue corruption charges against Jacob Zuma. He said there are "reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution."
Peru's lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to launch impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Kuczynski. The president is under fire for allegedly taking bribes from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
The case dates back to 2008 when Siemens agreed to resolve bribery investigations in the US and Germany that included a contract in Argentina. The manager admitted he had approved fake invoices to disguise bribes.
A corporate bribery trial in Milan billed as the biggest in history has been postponed. Court proceedings against oil companies Shell and Eni over corruption in the Nigerian oil sector will now only start in mid-May.
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