[The Conversation Africa] The last twelve months have been a confusing time for African democracy. We have seen coups that didn’t look like coups and elections that didn’t look like elections. In this sense, it was a year of illusions.
[VOA] Six weeks after arriving in the United States, Hassan Abduraheem takes a seat in the back pew of Tar Wallet Baptist Church. Tucked into the woods along a country road in rural Virginia, the church holds about 50 worshippers.
[Daily Trust] Whatever his shortcomings as President and no matter what his critics say, President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) has definitely been instrumental in deepening our democracy by proving that incumbents can be defeated in Nigerian elections.
[This Day] Lately, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been a guest of many prominent political, traditional and religious leaders across the country, including former President Goodluck Jonathan, advancing and consolidating his presidential bid through nationwide consultations. Iyobosa Uwugiaren examines his strategic political moves
[Nation] Two State Department officials were thrown on the defensive as members of the US Congress denounced the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts for programmes in Africa.
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly drawn criticism from health and political activists after she allegedly donated used underwear to Zanu-PF party supporters in the eastern border city of Mutare.
[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court has ruled that Parliament must amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) so that political parties will be compelled to disclose the source of their private funding.
[Nation] Divisions and pressure from the international community pushed the National Super Alliance to seek redress from the Supreme Court after the presidential election loss, it has emerged.
[Al Jazeera] The South African parliament held a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma earlier this week, which he survived by 21 votes. It was the eighth time Zuma had faced a no-confidence vote.
[Nyasa Times] President P” Peter Mutharika has said former President of Malawi Joyce Banda is free to come back to Malawi anytime to help the government in developing the country.