[Nairobi News] The United States has warned the Kenyan government against muzzling the media.
[Zimbabwe Standard] MOST opposition parties in Zimbabwe appear to be torn by divisions raising fears that they may not perform well in the forthcoming general elections.
[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.
[Nation] The country’s most popular football teams are in financial crisis in the wake of Tuesday’s decision by SportPesa’s to abruptly withdraw separate multi-million shillings worth of sponsorship deals.
[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.
[Shabelle] Somaliland’s Kulmiye Presidential Candidate Muse Bihi Abdi has sent a threatening message to Somalia’s northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland.
[Capital FM] Nyeri -Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru died on Tuesday morning in a road accident on the Thika-Murang’a Highway.
[allAfrica] Most of the founding leaders of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), today’s African Union (AU), are not remembered for their support of free press and democratic rule. Yet, they had a strong vision for the integral role that media should play in the liberation and integration of the continent.
[News24Wire] Jacaranda FM on Thursday said presenter Tumi Morake had its “full support”, adding that it is “at times impossible” not to offend listeners.
[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi summoned to explain a media report that she flew 30 of her family members at taxpayers’ expense.