Zimbabwe:Minister Implicated in Ruling Party Poll Violence

[New Zimbabwe] Sitting Zanu PF Mazowe West MP Kazembe Kazembe has been fingered in political violence which erupted Sunday morning ahead of the party’s primary elections leaving rival Tafadzwa Musarara’s driver injured and hospitalised.

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Uganda:Malaria Kills 200 People Every Day

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Malaria figures in Uganda are alarming; with 2017 Ministry of Health statistics showing the disease still claims about 80,000 lives per year, equivalent to an average of 200 people every day – enough to fill 14 taxi vans that seat 14 passengers each.

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Uganda:Museveni Wants Seven-Year Term

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Just days after the Constitutional Court sitting in Mbale completed hearing of a case challenging amendments passed later year to remove the 75-year constitutional age limit to allowed President Museveni to contest again for presidency at the next polls, it appears the ruling party is getting set for another battle in parliament.

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Nigeria:What Buhari and Trump Stand to Gain From State Visit

[The Conversation Africa] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the Obama White House three years ago was ecstatic. By contrast, his visit this week to the Trump White House will be awkward. This time around, his host is a president who has referred to African states as “shithole countries” and remarked that Nigerians would never want to leave the US to “go back to their huts”.

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