[Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll, Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian.
[News24Wire] We want land redistribution without compensation, the community of Marikana told News24 shortly after DA leader Mmusi Maimane promised title deeds and financial compensation for land.
AFTER MONTHS of heated campaigning, Israeli voters decided to change very little. With most of the votes counted the prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has won a fifth term in office in an election on April 9th. His Likud party tied with Blue and White, a centre-left party led by Benny Gantz, a former army chief.
[News24Wire] DA Gauteng premier candidate Solly Msimanga plans to lay a criminal complaint against the ANC on Sunday morning, alleging the party is behind the violent protests that have gripped Alexandra since Wednesday.
[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema denounced xenophobic attacks against Africans during a party rally in Rustenburg in the North West on Sunday.
[The Conversation Africa] The US has announced it is ready to support Ghana to deal with the issue of political vigilantism – a growing threat to peace and security in the country. The Conversation Africa’s Moina Spooner spoke to Justice Tankebe about the phenomenon and what can be done to address it.
THE NEWS could not have come at a worse time for Benny Gantz, the main challenger to Binyamin Netanyahu, the prime minister. Less than four weeks before Israelis go to the polls it was reported that Mr Gantz’s telephone had been hacked by Iran and that stolen information may have included embarrassing images. While the candidate dismissed it as “political gossip”, some in his party blamed Mr Netanyahu for spreading the dirt.
[AIM] Maputo -The Maputo City Court on Tuesday sentenced the former Mozambican ambassador to the United States, Amelia Sumbana, to ten years imprisonment for embezzlement, money laundering and abuse of her office.
[Vanguard] Voting begins throughout Nigerians at 8am today as voters return to the polls to elect state governors and legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.
[Citizen] Morogoro -Kilombero and Mlimba Constituency MPs on Chadema ticket, Peter Lijualikali and Suzan Kiwanga, respectively, have been arrested and will appear before the Morogoro Resident Magistrate Court today.