[Concord] The new Inspector General of Police has assured the public that they are in a position to provide robust security for the conduct of the 2018 multitier elections, adding that his men are ready to put modalities in place to ensure the conduct peaceful, free, fair and credible elections.
[Vanguard] In a bid to stop certain information in circulation against Jamatu Ahlis sunnah lil daawati wal jihad group, Boko haram as it is widely known has in a new video clip threatened to attack some media houses in Nigeria.
[Dalsan Radio] Prominent Somali journalist Mohamed Aweys Mudey popularly known as “Boqorka Bartamaha” arrived back home in Mogadishu after a four-year jail term in Ethiopia.
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola imports 400,000 tons of rice a year to add to its locally grown 25,000 tons and thus meet its market needs.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberian government has issued a stinging rebuke of Mr. Allan White, the former chief prosecutor of former President Charles Ghankay Taylor, linking the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government to support to the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change and football legend George Manneh Weah.
[VOA] Demonstrations in Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, have drawn a violent crackdown with reports of gunshots.
[VOA] Senegal’s presidency is getting into the fact-checking business.
[This Day] Yenagoa -The federal government yesterday described as fake and sinister a report that the outbreak of Monkey Pox in Bayelsa State resulted from a free medical care exercise it is allegedly administered in some parts of the Niger Delta.
[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe’s warning yesterday he will root out internal saboteurs plotting to incite an anti-government uprising brought even closer a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle which will inevitably be driven by the ruling Zanu PF factionalism and succession dynamics, as well as capacity, performance and delivery issues, informed insiders have said.
[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court has ruled that Parliament must amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) so that political parties will be compelled to disclose the source of their private funding.