[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC).
[The Herald] Scores of people gathered at Murombedzi Business Centre and former President Robert Mugabe’s rural home in Zvimba yesterday to bid farewell to the African icon.
[New Times] Africa has never had as much freedom to work together and cooperate in areas of common interest as it does currently, President Paul Kagame has said.
WAVING FIGHTINGsticks, improvised spears and shields, they advanced like an army through the streets of central Johannesburg, chanting and singing in Zulu: “Foreigners must go back to where they came from.” As they went they looted and burned shops, attacked a mosque and killed two people.
[Nyasa Times] Government is urging local transporters and road travellers to suspend their trips to South Africa in view of xenophobic attacks until such a time that the security situation improves.
[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika is not among the people who will take in the witness box in the ongoing presidential election case because he has not sworn any statement, Judiciary spokesperson has said.
[The Conversation Africa] Each year, violent communal conflict between groups is witnessed in a number of African countries. It is often organised along identity lines
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Four people were killed and several others injured today when security forces shot at peaceful demonstrators in Omdurman.
[Nyasa Times] Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has announced that it has maintained the policy rate–also known as the bank rate–at 13.5 percent and that the country’s economy is expected to grow by 5% this year, up from 4% the previous year.
JULY 18TH was supposed to be a day of celebration for the Sidama. Ethiopia’s fifth-biggest ethnic group was to vote on statehood in a referendum. Some members anticipated the moment by hoisting Sidama flags over local-government buildings in the territory that would make up their semi-autonomous state