[Ghanaian Times] South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar on Sunday threatened to pull out of a September 2018 peace agreement if President Salva Kiir goes ahead to form a unity government without resolving outstanding security issues.
[AI London] ‘The absence of credible evidence points to the fact that there is nothing to investigate’ – Seif Magango
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Deputy President William Ruto has asked Opposition leaders to keep off the affairs of the Jubilee Party.
[Daily Trust] Kano -On Monday, August 19, a team of policemen attached to the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, stormed Layin Mai Allo community at the outskirts of Gezawa Local Government of Kano State and re-arrested a suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, popularly known as Wadume.
[East African] Tanzania, the new chair of the South African Development Community (SADC), is already pledging to push Western powers to ease sanctions against Zimbabwe, which is facing its worst economic crisis in a decade.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Sudan’s opposition coalition has named five people as civilian members of the country’s Sovereign Council, Reuters reports.
[Vanguard] Calabar -United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF new data on percentage of Nigerians practicing open defecation across the geopolitical zones, has revealed that the North Central region topped the chart with about 59.9 per cent.
[Observer] All signs are pointing to a showdown in parliament between the opposition and NRM over a second Constitutional amendment bill, which Shadow Attorney General Wilfred Niwagaba will attempt to introduce again in the House on Thursday.
[New Zimbabwe] GOVERNMENT is in the process of flying unwell Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s close relatives to China to remain “within call of the VP” who is battling chronic ailment.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -A section of leaders are now urging the National Assembly to approve a Bill seeking the legalisation of Marijuana, in honour of Kibra MP the late Ken Okoth who fronted it.