[Vanguard] Abuja -Nigerian lawyers freshly engaged by the Federal Government to assist with the repatriation of $321 million stolen by Sani Abacha, former military ruler, will be paid $17 million (over N6 billion) for their services.
[Democracy Works] On the steps of Cape Town City Hall on 11 February to celebrate the 28th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela from prison in Paarl, African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa promised: “a new beginning” for the party and the country under his watch.
[East African] Voting count continued Thursday in Sierra Leone with the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) party and the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) presidential candidates taking an early lead.
[Nyasa Times] Nyika Media Club, a grouping of media professionals in the Northern Region, has criticised the attack of three British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) journalists and three other members of their crew in Karonga’s ‘Benghazi’ area on Friday on suspicion that they were bloodsuckers.
[News24Wire] Parliament is on Monday set to debate the first ever State of the Nation address that was delivered by newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa last week.
[The Conversation Africa] It all started with a wedding. A 200 plus entourage of friends and family landed their private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in April 2013.
[Premium Times] A former governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, on Saturday called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, to intervene in the feud between Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu.
[HRW] Today, Ethiopia’s ruling coalition announced it would release political prisoners and close the infamous Maekelawi detention center in the capital, Addis Ababa.
[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court has found that the National Assembly failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account for his failure to uphold the Constitution in the Nkandla matter.
[New Zimbabwe] Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) Archbishop, Johannis Nyamwa Ndanga, has been recalled as president of the sect for meddling in politics and supporting Former First Lady Grace Mugabe and her G40 crew.