[The Patriot] President Mokgweetsi Masisi took the fight against his predecessor, Ian Khama, a notch higher when on Friday he dispatched the head of civil service, Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) to discredit the former president.
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Government will get in touch with the family of former UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi over delivery of his remains kept in a military unit in Andulo, central Bie province.
[This Day] Lagos -Political office holders should not be entitled to pensions, argues Ayodele Okunfolami.
[The Conversation Africa] Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir was overthrown in April following months of incessant countrywide protests. Less than two weeks earlier, protesters forced Algeria’s long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.
[Addis Standard] Some 18 people were killed in three days of clashes that corrupted in various localities of Metekel zone in Benishangul Gumuz regional state, Colonel Alebel Amare, deputy head of security bureau of Amhara regional state, told Amhara Mass Media Agency (AMMA) today.
[African Arguments] Egypt’s regime has clamped down heavily on dissent at home. Now it is making life difficult for critics abroad.
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, on Wednesday demanded the immediate sacking of the general director of the Electoral Administration Technical Secretariat (STAE), Felisberto Naife.
[The Conversation Africa] With the recent overthrow of former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, Khartoum’s ability to continue to guarantee the peace process in neighbouring South Sudan may be in question.
[allAfrica] Al Jazeera has reported that Sudan’s military rulers arrested two brothers of deposed President Omar al-Bashir as hundreds of people marched in the capital, Khartoum, calling for a swift handover of power to civilian leadership. Abdullah and Abbas Hassan al-Bashir were taken into custody as part of a continuing campaign of arrests against “symbols and leaders of the previous regime”.
[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe’s US$8,2 billion 2019 national budget, presented by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube at a time the US dollar was officially trading at par with the country’s quasi-currencies on November 22 last year, has effectively shrunk to RTGS$2,6 billion using the official rate due to currency and exchange rate volatility.