[The Herald] The Ruling Zanu-PF has taken an early lead in National Assembly results announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission so far today.
[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has formally announced that he is leaving Nigeria’s ruling party, APC.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The former chairperson of the Sonangol Board of Directors, Isabel dos Santos, ignored the first notification from the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) to provide clarification on her management as the head of the national hydrocarbons concessionaire.
[East African] Uganda and Tanzania have taken over the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fish market from Rwanda, which is grappling with weak domestic production.
[Atlantic Council] While the July 30, 2018, general election in Zimbabwe – the first in almost four decades where longtime ruler Robert Mugabe won’t be on the ballot – has been attracting a great deal more attention, the presidential election in Mali one day earlier matters just as much and, arguably, is even more important to the security and geopolitical interests of the United States and its European allies.
[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe’s electoral management body has ruled out rigging or cheating in Monday’s landmark election. Preliminary results from the ‘too close to call’ ballot are expected to be announced Tuesday afternoon.
[ISS] Five more countries recently signed up to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) – one of the African Union’s (AU) biggest continental agreements to date. There is also steady progress on ratifications. But can the momentum be sustained?
[New Times] A total of 7, 174, 188 have registered to participate in the parliamentary elections slated for September, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced
[Nation] A total of 107 cases of unrests have reported in secondary schools this year, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has said.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The taskforce on the review of the mandatory death sentence is seeking the substitution of the penalty with life imprisonment with eligibility for parole.