[News24Wire] Local rapper Thulani Ngcobo, popularly known as Pitch Black Afro, will have to spend several more days in custody before he can apply for bail.
[VOA] South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party’s successes in the past 25 years.
[Nation] The gloves are finally off. President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto have unleashed their troops on each other as long-simmering tensions burst into a political showdown.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -Biram Dah Abeid, who has been jailed numerous times for his fight against slavery, says he plans to stand for president
[ISS] The killing of six unarmed civilians by Zimbabwe’s military on 1 August, two days after polling in the country’s general elections, was a huge setback for an otherwise well-laid plan by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to push a narrative that his election victory would herald the dawn of a new dispensation.
[SNA] Addis Ababa -The Foreign Ministers of Sudan, Libya, Niger and Chad met, Saturday, in Addis Ababa, on the sidelines of the AU Emergency Summit Conference on Institutional Reform.
[SNA] Addis Ababa -The IGAD Ministerial Council met, Saturday, in Adis Ababa to review the progress of the implementation of the peace agreement in the State of South Sudan.
[Guardian] Accredited election observers have raised concern that further delay in release of the budget to fund 2019 general elections is a threat to Nigeria’s democracy.
[Leadership] Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, says Nigeria tops other African countries in remittances of inflows and is among the top five globally.
[Nyasa Times] At the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-led government has turned the screws on Vice-President Saulos Chilima – with backing from its sponsored groups -calling for his immediate resignation as he seeks to challenge President Peter Mutharika in the May 21 2019 presidential race, the matter has triggered debate with analysts and opposition giving mixed views.