[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Elections Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba told legislators this Thursday that the poll agency is ready for elections despite having a $50 million funding shortfall.
[Nairobi News] Fiery Nasa activist Miguna Miguna has announced the date of his return, less than a month after he was dramatically deported to Canada.
[New Zimbabwe] Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) has predicted violent elections this year reminiscent of the June 2008 after Zanu PF political commissar Engelbert Rugeje threatened in a recent statement that the country will slide to the mayhem of ten years ago if people do not vote for the ruling party.
[New Zimbabwe] The MDC-T says it is confident of securing a landslide victory in this year’s harmonised elections, despite internecine succession fights reportedly rocking the opposition movement.
[VOA] The Somali government has retaken control of its air space after more than two decades. Air traffic over the Horn of Africa nation had been controlled by the United Nations from neighboring Kenya since 1992, a year after the Somali civil war broke out.
[East African] The EU head of delegation to Tanzania Roeland van de Geer has called for a conducive environment for a vibrant civil society to promote democracy, good governance and accountability in the country.
[Deutsche Welle] Wide-eyed children, women using primitive tools, arid fields — when appealing for donations, aid organizations deploy the very cliches they often criticize.
[Premium Times] The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Attahiru Ibrahim, has been removed from that position.
[Maka] Four Angolan opposition parties have jointly declared that the results of the 23 August election announced by the National Electoral Commission were illegal and unconstitutional.
[New Zimbabwe] Technology and Courier Services minister, Supa Mandiwanzira, has clandestinely twisted Computer and Cyber Crime Bill and smuggled it to the Attorney General’s office for perfection, a senior government official has suggested.