[Nyasa Times] With a month left until fresh presidential elections, opinion polls by Afrobaromete suggest that Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and UTM Party alliance presidential candidate Lazarus Chakwera would win the ballot, but MCP has said it will not be complacent.
[Namibian] FOUNDING president Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma marks his 91st birthday on Tuesday, and because of the Covid-19 outbreak he is celebrating it with only a few relatives and close friends to avoid mass gatherings.
[News24Wire] The two-week extension of what would have been a three-week lockdown could be a daunting reality for some as they are confined to their houses, unable to see loved ones, or interact with the outside world. This is especially so for people who suffer with mental health issues.
[Nation] On February 25, the US government confirmed that it had carried out a precision air strike in which an individual associated with the attack on Manda Bay and his wife, also an al-Shabaab member, were killed.
[allAfrica] Nairobi – With the ongoing conflicts in Cameroon, Somalia, Nigeria, the Sahel and Mozambique, peace on the continent may seem elusive, but Nigerian-based JOY ADA ONYESOH, president of the International Board President of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), is convinced that the continent’s peacebuilding goals can be achieved if women and men work together.
IN SOUTH AFRICAN politics it is a feat to make the African National Congress (ANC) look harmonious. Yet over the past week the Democratic Alliance (DA), the country’s main opposition party, has done just that
[News24Wire] In a unanimous judgment, the Constitutional Court has ruled that sections of the Intimidation Act are unconstitutional, finding that it limits the right to freedom of expression.
[News24Wire] Herman Mashaba’s resignation as Johannesburg mayor on Monday could lead the DA to lose its hold on the city’s top job in the next few weeks as a successor is sought.
[VOA] Khartoum -Thousands of people marched in Khartoum and other Sudanese cities Monday to mark the October 1964 uprising that ended the dictatorship of Ibrahim Aboud. The protesters, however, focused on the present, and made demands that stem from the recent ouster of former leader Omar al-Bashir.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, elected a new chairperson of its federal council this past weekend. Its choice – Helen Zille, former leader of the party, and former Premier of the Western Cape province – has sent shock waves through the party.