Former slave Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill

Courtesy Dawn News WASHINGTON: Celebrated former slave Harriet Tubman will replace the late president Andrew Jackson on the $20 banknote, the first time an African-American has appeared on US currency, a Treasury official said Wednesday. The Treasury is expected to announce a long-awaited redesign of the $10 bill, which is also expected to feature depictions…

Hong Kong player banned for anti-corruption code breach

Courtesy Dawn News HONG-KONG: Hong Kong all-rounder Irfan Ahmed has been banned for 2-1/2 years for failing to disclose approaches made to him to engage in corruption, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old Pakistan-born cricketer was provisionally suspended in November with the ICC’s anti-corruption unit (ACU) investigating his role in relation…