[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto hosted a close-knit team of trusted allies late on Thursday night to discuss the political implications of the move by President Uhuru Kenyatta to assign Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i a powerful role, elevating him to the level of a “chief minister”, the Sunday Nation has learnt.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame and his Equatorial Guinean counterpart, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, yesterday witnessed the signing of four bilateral pacts at Village Urugwiro in Kigali.
[Nation] Savings, credit and investment oriented self-help groups have widely been billed to be the panacea to financial insecurity and indebtedness especially among the lower and mid-level earners.
[News24Wire] Two sources have confirmed to News24 that judges at the South Gauteng High Court were on lockdown for an hour on Wednesday afternoon, after several prisoners escaped.
[Nation] One person has died and 15 so far rescued from the building that collapsed in Malindi on Friday.
[News24Wire] The ANC is appalled by “those forces opposed to the transformation of our country” and is asking US President Donald Trump to let South Africans resolve their own problems, ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says.
[New Zimbabwe] A former junior police officer, who made news headlines when he boldly arrested the now state President Emmerson Mnangagwa 2005 and further refused to cast his vote in front of his superiors, will finally get justice after successfully claiming unfair dismissal from the force 2008.
[Premium Times] A building under construction has collapsed in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
[Nation] Top prosecutor Noordin Haji’s intense war on corruption seems to have pleased Kenya’s top leaders.
[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea starting from July 17, 2018, with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787.