[News24Wire] Former ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has admitted that the party accepted donations from Bosasa despite public allegations of corruption, including paying bribes for tenders shrouding the Krugersdorp-based firm.
[Nation] As Kenyans marked the 62nd anniversary of the execution of liberation hero Dedan Kimathi Monday, fresh information has emerged about the push and pull on how to kill him after a colonial court had sentenced him to hang.
[East African] Uganda police have detained five people including journalists from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), and local NBS TV who are reported to have been investigating the theft and sale of government drugs.
[The Herald] Vendors in Chitungwiza are demolishing their illegal structures in compliance with a council directive for them to move to designated sites. The Herald witnessed the vendors destroying the illegal structures at Chikwanha Shopping Centre, Chigovanyika, Makoni and other suburbs.
[New Zimbabwe] SUSPENDED Chief Magistrate Mishrod Guvamombe Friday raised complaint on being detained in filthy cells as he appeared in court for his second criminal abuse of office charge inside a month.
[Nation] In an uncharacteristic reaction to criticism of the Judiciary late last year, Chief Justice David Maraga said those writing articles “to tarnish the image of the Judiciary” were being bankrolled by powerful individuals who had lost cases in court and were on a smear campaign.
[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.
[Premium Times] The siege on the residence of the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, by the police, has entered its eight day.
[Vanguard] Militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) group have hoisted their flag in a Nigerian town after seizing control of it, three residents have told the BBC.
[News24Wire] The ANC in the Western Cape has spoken out against the spate of farm attacks in the province, and called on police to intensify their intelligence operations against those who carry out such attacks.