SINCE one in four Egyptian voters cannot read, political candidates pick symbols to identify themselves on the ballot.
On their way home IT WAS a crisis that ended as suddenly as it began.
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s ruling party says Robert Mugabe could lose his immunity and privileges as a former head of state and face expulsion from the party.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has been insincere in its commitment to holding a free, fair and credible elections, MDC-T president Nelson Chamisa, told Sadc envoys Tuesday.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe yesterday opened up about his ouster last year by the army, disclosing for the first time that some people were allegedly killed and others tortured as the 94-year-old politician piled up pressure on his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
[Zimbabwe Independent] Tensions are gradually intensifying between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the military clique surrounding him, amid revelations that the army is exerting overbearing influence on the executive.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -”I think that even for the decision of female circumcision, a woman can make that decision.
[The Source] Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed retired army boss Constantino Chiwenga and veteran politician Kembo Mohadi as party vice presidents, his spokesperson said on Saturday, putting them in line for similar positions in government.
[Premium Times] The immediate past Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Ibrahim Attahiru, has said that the army operations in the troubled North-east under his leadership eliminated five top Boko Haram leaders alongside 70 other terrorists in several confrontations.
[Premium Times] The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Attahiru Ibrahim, has been removed from that position.