[New Times] Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has said that he resigned early this year on realization that he could not inspire desired national reforms while still in the position.
[News24Wire] Former president Robert Mugabe and his family left the official presidential residences in a terrible state, with leaking roofs, broken flush handles and unkempt tennis courts, a private newspaper reported on Tuesday.
[Monitor] The partner states for the East African Community have been asked to lobby their respective governments to ensure that their citizens wear African fabrics to work instead of suits.
[Nairobi News] Uganda President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday turned up for the commissioning of the Busia one-stop border post with a new Aide-de-Camp (ADC).
[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai, who is battling cancer of the colon and has been in a South African Hospital for the past few weeks, has denied claims he is “critically ill”, saying his situation is under control.
[Vanguard] Ex-football superstar George Weah was announced the winner on Thursday of Liberia’s presidential run-off, beating Vice President Joseph Boakai in the first democratic transfer of power in decades following two devastating civil wars.
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola imports 400,000 tons of rice a year to add to its locally grown 25,000 tons and thus meet its market needs.
[Deutsche Welle] President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been the country’s president for 37 years. The party of Africa’s longest serving leader was widely expected to win the vote.
[Nairobi News] Embattled elections boss Ezra Chiloba is to take a three-week break and will be away during Thursday’s repeat presidential election.
[VOA] The family of a former Rwandan presidential candidate is demanding answers a week after she was taken into police custody.