Malawi:U.S. Demands Review of Malawi Public Procurement Law After ‘Policegate’

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s second largest donors, the United States, is demanding a review in the procurement Act following what has been commonly dubbed ‘policegat’e which President Peter Mutharika may have benefitting K145 million from the government loot.

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East Africa:Ethiopia and Eritrea – Longtime Foes to Come to the Table

[Reporter] Almost twenty years under “no war, no peace” situation, the subsequent governments of Ethiopia and Eritrea are finally coming to the negotiation table to resolve their difference and implement the longstanding Algiers Agreement that has put a stop to the 1998-2000 boarder clash.

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Zimbabwe:23 Candidates Set to Campaign for Presidency

[The Herald] A record 23 people yesterday successfully filed nomination papers to contest as presidential candidates in the July 30 harmonised elections. The record figure, the highest since independence in 1980, has been described by political analysts as a sign of mature democracy and the opening up of political space by President Mnangagwa’s new dispensation.

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