S Korea arrests sect leader over Covid-19 outbreak

South Korea has arrested the leader of a religious sect linked to the country’s largest coronavirus outbreak. Lee Man-hee, 88, heads the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. More than 5,000 of its members became infected, making up 36% of all Covid-19…

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Zimbabwe arrests 100,000 for Covid-19 ‘breaches’

More than 105,000 people have been arrested in Zimbabwe since March for violating regulations aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus, police say. Around 1,000 were arrested in the last two days for “unnecessary movement” or for not wearing face…

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Cape Verde arrests man linked to Venezuelan leader

Cape Verde authorities have arrested a businessman accused by the US of corrupt dealings with the government of Venezuela’s President Nicol├ís Maduro. Alex Nain Saab, who is Colombian, was indicted by the US justice department for money laundering last July….

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