[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has demanded that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba apologises to for her “unconstitutional” declarations that elections will go ahead even in the face of apparent irregularities around the voters roll.
[New Zimbabwe] Government has slashed mobile data tariffs from 12.5 cents to 5 cents per MB, the Posts and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said on Wednesday.
[Nation] Maize infected with aflatoxin could soon find its way into the market after an internal audit on the Sh1.9 billion maize saga revealed that National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) bought maize that was infected.
[East African] Popular American TV host Ellen DeGeneres’s visit to Rwanda could boost Kigalis’s efforts to market the country as a high-end tourism destination, as well as its gorilla conservation agenda.
[East African] A French gift a few days angered Burundi’s government.
[The Herald] CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba said the formation of a political party is not an income generating project hence upstart political outfits must not burden the courts with claims of a share from the election campaign fund awarded in terms of the Political Parties (Finance) Act.
[Monitor] Rwanda has defended its £30 million Arsenal sponsorship deal that will see the top-flight English club’s players spot ‘Visit Rwanda’ on their shirt sleeves for the next three years.
[Premium Times] Members of the nPDP bloc in the All Progressives Congress (APC), have said they will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari before deciding whether to leave or stay in the party.
[The Herald] THE President is obliged by the law to proclaim dates for the harmonised election within the prescribed period and neither a court of law nor any individual, for whatever reason, can stop him from performing such a mandatory function, Chief Justice Luke Malaba has ruled.
[New Times] Rwanda is Arsenal’s first-ever tourism partner.