[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that good governance has a role and responsibility to ensure that young Africans have a real stake in a bright future on their continent.
[VOA] Fears that Washington is increasingly losing influence across the globe are starting to come to fruition in Africa, where a top military official says Russia is playing on perceived U.S. weaknesses to gain leverage and resources.
[Monitor] Entebbe -President Museveni yesterday described his ministers as “sleepy and selfish” people who do not listen and do not act on issues affecting investment in the country.
[This Day] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has again allayed fears over federal government’s borrowings, declaring that there was no cause for alarm as the borrowings still remain within the fiscal threshold.
[The Herald] A 35-year old Zimbabwean athlete based in South Africa, Samuel Pazanga, was recently found dead with his body in a decomposing state. Pazanga, who was attached to Mr Price Athletics Club, had been missing for a week.
[News24Wire] Former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi has implicated former correctional services commissioner Tom Moyane in the quickly expanding network of corruption allegations surrounding Bosasa.
[News24Wire] The South African Police Service has two weeks to submit what actions were taken, from January 2014, to bring suspects to book in the murder of the former Rwandan head of intelligence, Colonel Patrick Karegeya.
[263Chat] Former Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Terrence Mukupe has hinted that something fishy could be cooking in the corridors of power after making a sensational claim that the 72 hours will be crucial in shaping the new direction the country will take post violent protests that rocked the country early last week.
[New Times] To finance infrastructure development and other development expenditure, the Government often has to borrow from international financiers, private sector, its citizens and other governments.
[Daily Maverick] South Africa is planning to extend short-term credit to Zimbabwe and also to help it write off its US$7.4-billion external debt, to prevent its neighbour spiralling out of control. Critics say this will be a waste of money unless it can pressure Zanu-PF to make political reforms.