[African Arguments] How Paul Biya has held onto power for 35 years despite spending much of it abroad.
[News24Wire] Former president Robert Mugabe and his family left the official presidential residences in a terrible state, with leaking roofs, broken flush handles and unkempt tennis courts, a private newspaper reported on Tuesday.
[New Times] If you were asked to compare the youth in pre-Genocide and post-Genocide periods, there is a big difference between the two.
[VOA] The losing candidate in Sierra Leone’s presidential election has said he will challenge the results. Former Foreign Minister Samura Kamara announced the challenge Thursday, after the electoral commission declared Julius Maada Bio the winner of last weekend’s run-off poll.
[The Conversation Africa] Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance carries huge significance for the country. That’s because his criminal trial is not merely about public outrage at state capture and corruption in high political offices.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -José Filomeno dos Santos, the former president of the Angolan Sovereign Fund and son of former Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos is barred from leaving the country, VOA’s Portuguese Service reports.
[New Zimbabwe] Former president Robert Mugabe will appear before the Mines and Energy Portfolio committee to explain how the $15 billion worth of diamonds were looted in Marange, according to Temba Mliswa.
[RFI] Jacob Zuma is to face corruption charges over a four-billion-euro arms deal. And French company Thales could find itself in the dock with the former South African president.
[New Zimbabwe] The New Patriotic Front (NPF) formed by remnants of Zanu PF’s former faction known as G40 has demanded that former President Robert Mugabe be accorded his constitutional rights to association and other freedoms.
[Nairobi News] Embakasi East MP Babu Owino, also known as Paul Ongili, on Friday joined the ranks of youthful legislators whose wins have been cancelled.