South Africa:It’s Not a Matter of If, but When Zuma Goes – NEC Sources

[News24Wire] It is now up to President Jacob Zuma to decide whether he wants a “messy” exit that could see him consigned to the “dustbin of history” without presidential benefits, or a “dignified exit” where he steps down voluntarily.

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Nigeria:Presidency Didn’t Make Loan Request for Oil Marketers – Senate

[Daily Trust] The Senate yesterday faulted the claim by the Presidency that the perennial fuel scarcity in the country was due to the delay in the approval of loan request before the National Assembly meant for the payment of a debt owed to oil marketers.

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Nigeria:Senate’s Seven Most Controversial Members in 2017

[Premium Times] Like in most legislative chambers world over, the Nigerian Senate was not free from controversies in the outgoing year. The red chamber in 2017 was politically charged as fiery comments, personality clashes, superiority battle arose at the least provocation.

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