[Daily Trust] Police arrested a total 128 people across the country for electoral offences in the past few days.
[The Herald] Kadoma -Saturday February 18, 2019 will forever be etched in the minds of eight artisanal minors who survived a four-day ordeal in flooded shafts at Cricket No 3, Battlefields in Kadoma.
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The demonstrations, demanding the immediate and unconditional step-down of Al Bashir and his regime from power continued on Friday. More are planned for the rest of this week.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -El Sadig El Mahdi, Head of the National Umma Party and chairman of the Sudan Call coalition, has strongly condemned the killing of demonstrators and the excessive violence against them during the past month. He likened the current regime in Khartoum to the days of the Anglo-Egyptian colonisation.
[VOA] South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party’s successes in the past 25 years.
[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema has told a gathering of black professionals in Sandton on Friday that “the white man hates the idea of equality”.
[New Zimbabwe] TWO suspected ivory poaching kingpins, charged for allegedly working under the instructions of former First Lady Grace Mugabe to commit the offence, are now demanding their freedom arguing that their right to a timely trial had been violated by the state.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Mutsahuni Chikore is reportedly wanted by police on allegations that he detained a former Zimbabwe Airways employee against her will.
[Monitor] Kampala -Born in October 1958 in Ntungamo District, Maj Gen Gregory Mugisha Muntu is described by those close to him as a principled and unwavering military officer and politician.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu is set to be arraigned in court Tuesday evening to face five graft-related charges among them acceptance of money in circumstances that undermine public confidence in the office she holds.