[African Arguments] Some in the ruling Patriotic Front have rallied behind the president. Others have developed a four-point plan to get rid of him.
[Zimbabwe Independent] There is growing disquiet within the rank and file of the military over the rising cost of living, poor salaries and difficult working conditions, with government now desperate for solutions to avert a security crisis.
[Daily News] Bukoba -SIX students of Katoro Islamic Secondary School who are facing a murder charge related to a Form Four student have been allowed to sit the National Form Four examinations scheduled to commence on November 4, this year, it has been reliably learnt.
[HRW] About 20 fighters loyal to the notorious warlord Gédéon Kyungu Mutanga government security forces in Lubumbashi, southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on October 11. The Bakata Katanga militia fighters were armed with rifles, machetes, bows and arrows.
[Nyasa Times] Former president Joyce Banda, who governed Malawi between 2012 and 2014, has informed the African Worman Leaders Network (AWNL), about the allegations of rape by police officers during ongoing post-election violence asking the body to ramp up pressure that allegations should be thoroughly investigated and perpetrators punished.
[Namibian] Another attempt to start the trial of a former magistrate charged with counts of rape and kidnapping is due to be made in the Windhoek High Court in April next year.
IN OCTOBER 2017 Faustin Archange Touadéra was in a difficult spot. The president of the Central African Republic (CAR), one of the world’s poorest and most fragile countries, was struggling to quell a dozen or so militias that threatened his regime
[New Zimbabwe] Opposition MDC activists Makomborero Haruzivishe and Ward 16 Councilor Denford Ngadziore were Monday arrested by police at the Harare Magistrate Courts.
[AIM] Maputo -One person died during police intervention against a crowd in the northern Mozambican port city of Nacala, during the counting of votes at the polling stations after Tuesday’s general and provincial elections.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame and President Faustin-Archange Touadéra of Central Africa Republic (CAR) yesterday witnessed the signing of four pacts in Bangui.