[News24Wire] It is now up to President Jacob Zuma to decide whether he wants a “messy” exit that could see him consigned to the “dustbin of history” without presidential benefits, or a “dignified exit” where he steps down voluntarily.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Homosexuality is illegal in the socially conservative East African country and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is common
[Deutsche Welle] The bodies of Tanzanian UN peacekeepers killed last week in DRC are being returned home this week as investigations continue into the deadly attack – and who is to blame.
[Nation] In three stirring speeches to Kenyans living in the US, Raila Odinga had cast doubts on the Kenya’s unity and nationhood.
[Sascoc] Olympic silver medallist and world long jumper Luvo Manyonga won the South African Sports Star of the Year award at the rainbow nation’s annual sports awards in Johannesburg on Sunday.
[Premium Times] Nigerian music sensation and DMW boss, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has bagged an award as the “Best African Act” at the 2017 MTV EMA.
[Nation] Jemima Sumgong, the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic gold in the marathon when she triumphed in Rio last year, has been banned for four years after an out-of-competition dope test.
[News24Wire] Wayde van Niekerk is in line for another prestigious accolade, it was revealed on Monday, after the 400m world champion was shortlisted as a finalist for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year Awards to be held later this month.
[Zambia Reports] The BBC’s Stephen Sackur put the UPND’s Hakainde Hichilema on the grill asking him why he should contest elections again after having lost five times.
[Nation] The ruling Jubilee Party has employed a broad spectrum of strategies to legitimise President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the elections scheduled for October 26 after his main challenger Raila Odinga withdrew from the race citing an uneven playing field.