Current Affairs International - 23 April 2016

1. Anti-Slavery crusader Harriet Tubman will be the first African-American and the first woman in History to be featured in USA Paper currency. She replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the USD 20 currency. She who born in 1820 and helped hundreds of slaves and take the centre spot on the currency whereas Jackson, a slave owner would print to the back explained by US Treasury Department.


2. The ICC has suspended Hong Kong allrounder Irfan Ahmed for two years and six months after he admitted to breaching the ICC's Anti-Corruption Code. The allrounder was charged under Article 2.4.2 of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code which states, "Failing to disclose to the ACU (without undue delay) full details of any approaches or invitations received by the Participant to engage in conduct that would amount to a breach of the Anti-Corruption Code." He has accepted the suspension and waived his right to appeal.