[Nation] Thirty-seven people died due to post-election violence between August 9 and 15, the national rights defender says.
[Premium Times] A Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, has said that it is “silly for certain Nigerians to come to him with questions on the salaries of senators.”
[New Zimbabwe] The Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) has called for the setting up of a parliamentary taskforce to investigate allegations of institutionalised tribalism in the country.
[East African] The controversial Constitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presidency and open the Constitution for President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021 went through the first reading in parliament on Tuesday during a sitting of only the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) MPs.
[The Herald] Over 70 percent of parliamentarians are HIV-positive and are on anti-retroviral therapy, Matabeleland South Proportional Representative Mrs Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC) has alleged.
[Monitor] Police are investigating circumstances under which the homes of two Opposition Members of Parliament were attacked with suspected grenades in the wee hours of Tuesday morning just days after another Opposition MP survived a similar incident.
[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -Former deputy minister of Health Dr Paul Chimedza has accused the Ministry headed by Dr David Parirenyatwa of incompetence as it has failed to amend the Public Health Act (PHA).
[East African] As police grapple for answers to a wave of murders targeting women in Entebbe and Nansana townships, eyes are being cast wider to another wave of murders that has gone unexplained.
[Addis Fortune] Two officials from Sugar Corporation were charged for on a corruption case today September 4, 2017. The officials were arrested by the Federal Police Commission a month ago along with government officials, brokers and business people.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Monday, agents of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) confiscated the print-run of Akhir Lahza newspaper without giving any reasons. This is the second confiscation of this type this week. The print-run of El Sayha newspaper was seized on Sunday.