[Zimbabwe Standard] TWO years after dropping out of school in Kwekwe, Zimbabwean teen actor Caroline Chipwanyira has struck gold in Nigerian showbiz after securing a role in a potential blockbuster.
[Nyasa Times] A Magistrate Court in Zomba on Wednesday late night quashed an arrest warrant obtained by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) from Lilongwe Magistrate Court against prominent businessman Thomson Mpinganjira, owner of FDH Bank over allegations he tried to bribe judges hearing a legal challenge to the re-election of President Peter Mutharika.
[Premium Times] The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday, alleged that some foreign countries were sabotaging the efforts of the commission in its fight against corruption in Nigeria.
[Lesotho Times] High Court Judge Tseliso Monapathi will on Wednesday rule in a case in which Professor Nqosa Mahao and his “expelled” ABC colleagues want the court to throw out Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s withdrawal of his 5 July 2019 application seeking an order barring them from holding a special conference as well as presenting themselves as members of the party’s national executive committee (NEC). The case is among many in a pile of court cases meant to determine who takes charge of the faction riven party
[Nation] Three judges who recused themselves from hearing a case a Sh70 billion wind power project have explained why they made the decision.
[The Herald] Chief Justice Luke Malaba has directed the Judicial Service Commission’s secretariat to set up an all-stakeholder tactical committee to ensure speedy prosecution of public violence cases with due respect of the rights of the accused persons.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in Russia to kick start his five-nation European tour as protests against his government rocked Harare and Bulawayo.
[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegation that Senate President Bukola Saraki spent between N200m and N400m in every state, except the six South-West states, to influence the outcome of the 2015 elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC).”
[This Day] Abuja -Nigeria’s efforts at fighting corrupt practices within its body polity has had limited success due to the absence of strong ethical frameworks at all levels to tame the ugly practice, a study conducted by the Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-corruption Reforms (TUGAR) which was presented yesterday in Abuja has disclosed.