[HRW] Kinshasa -Government security forces across the Democratic Republic of Congo have forcibly dispersed opposition campaign rallies ahead of the December 23, 2018 national elections. Security forces killed at least 7 opposition supporters, wounded more than 50 people, and arbitrarily detained scores of others from December 9 to 13.
[This Day] At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday.
[Capital FM] Kenya -Former Kilifi Deputy Governor Kennedy Kamto was on Tuesday night shot dead by gunmen at his Nyali residence in Mombasa.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The rollout of the new education curriculum has been put on hold to give room for more preparation and the training of personnel.
[Guardian] Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari warmed herself into the hearts of most Nigerians by her uncommon understanding of the intricate webs that are defining her husband’s Presidency.
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Parties in the Sudanese Parliament have presented 294 signatures to the Speaker of Parliament, Ibrahim Omar to amend article 57 of the country’s Constitution of 2005 regarding the duration of the presidential term, to be open without specifying more than one term, as well as the amendment of Article 178 of the Constitution on the nomination of Governors. The ammendment will allow current President Omar Al Bashir to stand for another term.
AN INDUSTRIAL ZONE should be a noisy place. At the Zona Económica Especial (ZEE), a Manhattan-sized plot near Luanda, Angola’s capital, the only sound is birdsong
[Africa Check] Nigeria’s 2019 elections are just months away, and Peter Obi , the recently announced Peoples Democratic Party candidate for vice president, has been picking holes in the current administration’s economic policies.
IRAQIS ARE desperate to reboot their creaking democracy.
Bibi shakes his Qaboos TWO UNUSUAL photographs have been making the rounds on Arab social media. The first (pictured) is of Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, being received by Sultan Qaboos of Oman at his palace in Muscat on October 26th.