[The Conversation Africa] Senegal’s elections have been peaceful and the incumbent president, Macky Sall, has been reelected. For many this comes as no surprise
[New Zimbabwe] MDC leader Nelson Chamisa on Monday attacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa for allegedly meddling in the courts adding that the incumbent was more cruel than his predecessor Robert Mugabe.
[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.
[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.
[Nation] Former presidential adviser Ghazi Salah al-Din is emerging as the leader of the movement seeking to remove Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from power.
[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.