Zimbabwe:Political Parties Not a Business – Chief Justice

[The Herald] CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba said the formation of a political party is not an income generating project hence upstart political outfits must not burden the courts with claims of a share from the election campaign fund awarded in terms of the Political Parties (Finance) Act.

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Southern Africa:South Africa Returns Zimbabwe State Papers Dating Back to 1927

[The Herald] South Africa has returned Rhodesian Cabinet files and others State papers dating back to 1927 that Ian Douglas Smith took to that country following the collapse of his regime and these will be officially handed over to President Mnangagwa at State House tomorrow.

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Sierra Leone:How the Wealth From Diamonds Fails to Enrich Local Communities

[The Conversation Africa] Ever since diamonds were discovered in Sierra Leone in the 1930s, they have had a significant impact on the country – socially, politically and economically. This is partly to do with how they are extracted from the ground.

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Nigeria:You Are Ignorant – Obasanjo Fires Back At Buhari

[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the administration he (Obasanjo) led between 1999 and 2007 wasted $16billion on power projects without anything to show for it.

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South Africa:We Won’t Be Discouraged Against Fighting White Privilege – Malema

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) commander-in-chief Julius Malema, who has vowed to continue the fight against white privilege, says white people hate everyone who speaks out against the issue. He claims white people are even starting to hate Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane.

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