[Deutsche Welle] The youth vote is key in Zimbabwe’s first election since its nonagenarian president, who sat tight for decades, was booted out. The poll on 30 July is expected to be a showdown with an entrenched old guard.
[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) will today start training constituency election officers who will chair multi-party liaison committee meetings in constituencies to ensure a peaceful environment before, during and after the July 30 harmonised elections.
[Daily Trust] Since the return of democracy in 1999, women have persistently cried marginalization when it comes to clinching electoral offices but many of them have remained undeterred, endlessly making moves to win important positions. There are indications that many of them have rolled up their sleeves ahead of 2019.
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa Friday reportedly pleaded with disgruntled supporters from Mazowe West Constituency to stop their demonstration at the Zanu PF headquarters as it tarnished his image and that of the party.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court in Lowdar has dismissed an application by John Munyes seeking a re-count and audit of votes cast in favour of Turkana Governor Josphat Nanak.
[Times of Zambia] More cholera cases have been reported in Lusaka with the Ministry of Health placing the city on high alert.
[New Era] Windhoek -Regional Councillor for Otjinene Constituency Erwin Katjizeu said that in the absence of a functional mortuary at Otjinene health centre he uses his own car to transport corpses to the nearest mortuary in Gobabis.
[Nation] Jubilee Party will conduct primaries to pick its candidates in four Wards in Makueni County.
[Nation] All eyes will be on vetting agencies to prove that the elusive adherence to the integrity code among politicians will at least be implemented in the upcoming elections.
[Independent (Kampala)] The High court in Kampala will on December 19, 2016 deliver its ruling on whether to grant Rubaga South Constituency voter Habib Buwembo permission to challenge Rubaga South MP Kato Lubwama’s academic qualification.