[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance principal Tendai Biti related before a Harare court Friday the gripping tale of his dramatic escape bid to neighbouring Zambia with suspected state agents in deadly pursuit while relatives were viciously harassed back home.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The taskforce on the review of the mandatory death sentence is seeking the substitution of the penalty with life imprisonment with eligibility for parole.
[News24Wire] A 32-year-old man was arrested after he was found in possession of a South African Police Service shotgun and ammunition in Zwelihle, Hermanus, on Thursday evening.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Kenya is a source, transit and destination country for men, women and children who are trafficked into forced labour and sexual slavery
[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) will today start training constituency election officers who will chair multi-party liaison committee meetings in constituencies to ensure a peaceful environment before, during and after the July 30 harmonised elections.
[Nation] The Youth Enterprise Development Fund spent Sh42 million for an event that was cancelled at the last minute leading to taxpayers losing millions that would have helped the youth in more viable economic activities.
[New Era] Windhoek -The Africa Development and Education Foundation in Namibia (ADEF), says the visa rejection of two investors from Saudi Arabia, are linked to derogatory remarks by Home Affairs and Immigration officials.
[ISS] Cash-in-transit robbery is one of the fastest growing forms of aggravated robbery in South Africa. It poses a significant threat to public safety and South Africa’s economy.
[Observer] Written by From inside the high security depths of Makindye Military Police detention facility, former police chief, Gen Kale Kayihura, is reportedly refusing to record a statement until he is allowed to speak with President Museveni.
[The Conversation Africa] No one said tracking the movements of a patient, suspected to be a carrier of the deadly Ebola virus, through the dense forests of the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was going to be easy.