[CAJ News] Kwekwe -Millions of Zimbabweans on Monday endured snaking queues eager for change in their country through a historic election that for the first time did not feature Robert Mugabe.
[Premium Times] Morocco, a north African country, has officially requested to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a full member.
[UN News] An alleged Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in the fabled city of Timbuktu pleaded guilty in the first-ever international war crimes trial focusing on destruction of cultural heritage, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on the opening day of the landmark case, which was welcomed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
[GroundUp] “We think this is an attempt to frustrate and delay, and characteristic of what they’ve been doing,” says lawyer for mineworkers
[The Star] Pope Francis landed at the JKIA at 4.32 pm on Wednesday and was received by the President, several senior state officials, Catholic bishops and sisters.
[East African] The peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his rival Dr Riek Machar to end 20 months of fighting in South Sudan is a useful first step but many challenges remain for Africa’s youngest country.
[Nation] President Barack Obama took a swipe on one of the opposition leaders over double speak on various issues affecting Kenya.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -US President Barack Obama has challenged the youth of Kenya to rise up and play their rightful role since the country and Africa are on the move.
[Nation] Nairobi -US President Barack Obama has challenged Kenya to empower women and girls to achieve its development dream faster.
[East African] Kenya signed several pacts with the US during talks between US President Barack Obama and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, signalling a deepening of bilateral relations in trade and investment.