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Mugabe left behind ‘$10m in cash’

Zimbabwe’s late President Robert Mugabe left behind $10m (£7.7m) in the bank and several properties in the capital, Harare, the state-owned Herald newspaper has reported. Mugabe, who died in September at the age of 95, had failed to leave a will, prompting legal authorities to call a meeting this week …

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Michael Bloomberg joins 2020 US presidential race

Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has officially announced he is standing to be the Democratic Party presidential nominee. In a statement, the 77-year-old said he was standing “to defeat Donald Trump and rebuild America”. “The stakes could not be higher. We must win this election,” Mr Bloomberg wrote. …

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Mayweather finally retires

Floyd Mayweather has retired from boxing at least three times, but this time it just might stick. The 42-year-old boxing great recently told Reuters that he’s officially done for good. “I’ve got calls to get back into the ring, but my health is my wealth,” Mayweather said to Reuters. “Boxing is …

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Nigerian scammer ‘pulls off $1m heist’ from prison

A convicted internet fraudster has been placed under investigation in Nigeria for allegedly masterminding a “mega scam” from a maximum-security prison worth at least $1m (£773,000). Anti-corruption officials said Hope Olusegun Aroke used a “network of accomplices” for the fraud. He was arrested in 2012 and has been serving a …

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