[Nation] The omission of high profile public officials, bank managers, a cabinet secretary and directors of some companies that were paid in excess of Sh1 billion in the latest scandal to rock the National Youth Service has raised fears of selective prosecution.
[Premium Times] The Senate and the House of Representatives have passed the 2018 budget, raising it by N500 billion.
[New Zimbabwe] The opposition MDC-T has described as a hoax claims that the party leadership has called for nationwide protest action this Friday.
[News24Wire] Patricia de Lille is expected to take centre stage in the Western Cape High Court on Friday when she takes on the DA, City of Cape Town and Electoral Commission of South Africa over her mayorship.
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa, Friday literally threw his special advisor Christopher Mutsvangwa under the bus telling the aggrieved Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairman “no one is bigger than the party.”
[Guardian] Abuja -The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmud Yakubu, said yesterday in Abuja that the commission has no principal concern over the allegations of underage voting during the Kano State local government election held on February 10, this year.
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it will release a provisional roll of voters mid-May as preparations for this year general elect gather steam.
[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati says the suspension of Ezra Chiloba; the commission’s chief executive was in good faith.
[Nation] A matatu conductor has become the talk of the town after he returned a passenger’s wallet with all of the Sh30,000 intact.
[allAfrica] The judiciary is not for money-making but to uphold the law. This is the the vision of President Joseph Kabila, according to Justice Minister Alexis Thambwe Mwamba.