Zimbabwe: Succession Battles Becoming Uglier

[Zimbabwe Standard] Political Scientist and Sapes director, Ibbo Mandaza (IM) says President Robert Mugabe has thwarted an “attempted coup” within his party. Mandaza spoke to Violet Gonda (VG) on her Hot Seat programme where he spoke about attempts to oust Zanu PF national commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere using provinces.

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Nigeria: Former Minister, Others Arrested Over Alleged U.S.$2 Billion Arms Deal

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, and a number of top officials from the office of the National Security Adviser over the controversial arms procurement scandal surrounding former NSA, Sambo Dasuki.

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