[ISS] Martin Fayulu, leader of the Lamuka coalition and winner of the recent presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – but who is not the new president – wrote to Africa’s leaders gathered for last week’s African Union’s (AU) summit.
[New Zimbabwe] MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has reiterated his commitment to dialoguing with President Emmerson Mnangagwa with hopes to end a deepening national crisis but says talks remained a fallacy if his MPs continued being hounded out of their homes by security agents.
[Nyasa Times] The Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Commission) has cleared Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) leader Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his church of any wrongdoing in the December 28 stampede which led to the death of three people.
[VOA] The U.S. embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo is warning Americans to leave the country, as Congolese officials prepare to announce election results.
“WE WANT ELECTION day to be a party, not a day people lose their lives,” says President Joseph Kabila (pictured). After a ballot scheduled for December 23rd, he is planning to step down, he says.
[News24Wire] Religious leaders say they cannot apologise enough for terrible things that have been happening in churches in the name of religion.
[Nation] Kenya’s first Vice-President Jaramogi Oginga Odinga and his son Dr Oburu Oginga are among top land rate defaulters in Kisumu County.
THE STREETS are quiet and the tear gas has dissipated, but no one knows for sure how many protesters were killed in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, at the end of October. The army claims six people died when soldiers stopped demonstrators from overrunning a checkpoint. Human-rights groups say at least 45 were killed—and that the demonstrations were peaceful
“IN THE GULF the ladies want a big butt and a big vagina. Not the Lebanese
[Monitor] Mbale -Couples using family planning to determine the number of children that they should produce have been branded as ‘murderers’ by a pastor.