Posts Tagged Africa

FIFA to review World Cup corruption report

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in question.

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Pistorius lawyers ask judge to reject state appeal

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius’ lawyers have filed court papers asking a judge to reject prosecutors’ attempts to take the athlete’s case to South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal.

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Hunting club may cancel endangered rhino hunt

This Aug. 28, 2013 file photo provided by Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo shows an Eastern black rhinoceros calf and its mother, 8-year-old Kapuki, at the zoo in Chicago. A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denies the winning bidder’s request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy. (AP Photo/Lincoln Park Zoo, Todd Rosenberg, File)

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a federal agency denies the winning bidder’s request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy.

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