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Noureddin Bongo Valentin, the eldest son of ousted Gabonese president Ali Bongo, has been charged with corruption, embezzlement of public funds and money laundering. Several cabinet members were also indicted. Also in this edition: famine aid for Somalia is to be temporarily suspended after a UN probe found widespread theft and misuse of funds.
Ovidio Guzman Lopez was recently extradited to the US by the Mexican government. Charges against him include drug trafficking and money laundering.
A year ago, the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini triggered an unprecedented protest movement in Iran against the authorities of the Islamic Republic. Women led demonstrations questioning the wearing of the hijab, which has since become the symbol of defiance against the oppressive government. Reza Pahlavi, the exiled son of Iran’s last shah, spoke to FRANCE 24 about it.
Federal prosecutors are looking to indict President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, before the end of the month. The indictment could serve a blow to Biden's presidential campaign.
Hun Sen, who has ruled the country for nearly four decades, is passing the baton to his eldest son. This follows confirmation of a landslide election victory last month in a vote decried as a sham.
In power for almost 40 years, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is Asia's longest-serving leader. In the run-up to the country's nationwide election, he is expected to maintain a dynasty by allowing his son to take over.
The son of the Mexican drug kingpin is the latest Sinaloa cartel figure to be sanctioned in the US. He is accused of trafficking the deadly drug into the US with the help of Chinese companies.
Following the capture of the son of Mexico's most notorious drug lord 'El Chapo,' a flurry of videos out of context were falsely attributed to the high-profile arrest on social media. We tell you more in this episode of Truth or Fake.
8 Dec 2022
A Mozambican court on Wednesday found a former president's son and 10 other people guilty on charges related to a $2 billion "hidden debt" scandal that crashed the southern African nation's economy, sentencing them each to more than 10 years in prison.
19 Oct 2022
General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the son of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, sent out a series of tweets about Kenya on October 3, in which he threatened to invade the neighbouring country. Following these "humorous" comments, a video taken out of context is circulating on Kenyan social media, in which users mock the Ugandan military. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
25 May 2022
South Korea's soccer player Son Heung-min returned home to a rousing welcome on Tuesday after the Tottenham Hotspur forward ended the season as the Premier League's joint top scorer with Mohamed Salah.
19 Apr 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo's sister has paid tribute to their family's "little angel" after the Manchester United star revealed his newborn son had died.