Diamond tycoon and political maverick Sam Matekane on Friday took the oath as Lesotho's new prime minister at a packed soccer stadium in the southern African kingdom's capital of Maseru. FRANCE 24's Nadine Theron reports from Cape Town, South Africa.
A Shanghai court said the billionaire, who had not been seen in public since 2017, was sentenced and his investment firm was fined for embezzlement and bribery.
15 Dec 2018
In February Malaysia seized fugitive tycoon Taek Jho Low's superyacht Equanimity. It is now up for sale as the government attempts to recoup funds from a billion-dollar scandal tied to the 1MDB investment fund.