[Zambia Reports] The international data breach scandal involving UK company Cambridge Analytica has reached Zambia, as newly leaked documents appear to indicate that presidential contender Hakainde Hichilema and the United Party for National Development (UPND) may have hired the firm in the 2016 election.
[East African] Prospects of a lasting peace in South Sudan bleak as the gap between the government proposals and those of the opposition group continues to widen amidst international pressure.
[Deutsche Welle] After completing 10 years in office, President Ian Khama of Botswana is being succeeded by Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi. What did Khama achieve and what challenges await the new leader?
[East African] The Kenya government’s second deportation of lawyer Miguna Miguna has put the judiciary and opposition leader, Raila Odinga in a spot.
[Deutsche Welle] The election campaign has been marred by deadly attacks, pointed rhetoric and at least one legal challenge. The election is expected to hinge on the diamond-rich Kono region in the east.
[Observer] Freetown -While the 2018 presidential election in Sierra Leone is almost similar to that of Liberia’s 2017 presidential election as the All People’s Congress (APC) of Samurai Kamara, which is the political party of current President Ernest Bai Koroma, appears to be in a dilemma the head of the ECOWAS Observation Mission, Prof.
[This Day] Sierria Leone will today hold a run-off election on Saturday to determine who succeeds President Ernest Bai Koroma, after neither of the candidates secured enough votes for an outright victory during the first round.
[The Conversation Africa] Stanford University -African leaders have just signed a framework establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area, the largest free trade agreement since the creation of the World Trade Organisation.
[News24Wire] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has shared 17 boxes of documents, emanating from her state capture commission investigation, with Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, as he prepares for the upcoming judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -José Filomeno dos Santos, the former president of the Angolan Sovereign Fund and son of former Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos is barred from leaving the country, VOA’s Portuguese Service reports.