[Vanguard] Thirteen former governors and seven former ministers, all facing corruption trials, were among the 50 men and women that make up the travel ban list under Executive Order No. 6 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari.
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police on Sunday used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a parade by members and supporters of the main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, marking the end of the Renamo election campaign in the municipality of Alto Molocue, in the central province of Zambezia.
[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -National Police in northern Zaire province have reported 92 offenses at border with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the last seven days, an increase of two cases compared to the previous week.
[Vanguard] Senator Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have already resigned himself to defeat by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the rerun election in the state, as he termed the election as “a coup”.
[Nation] Detectives were last evening looking for television journalist Jacque Maribe as investigations into the murder of a woman last week in Nairobi’s Kilimani neighbourhood gathered steam.
[Deutsche Welle] A country with no political parties and an absolute monarch, critics have called eSwatini’s elections a sham. Authorities claim the polls “preserve its very rich cultures and traditions.”
[Premium Times] Another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Activist Okiya Omtatah has filed a petition in court challenging the new police structure and uniform unveiled yesterday by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
[Namibian] THE murder of nine-year-old Avihe Cheryl Ujaha did not only anger ordinary people but hardened prisoners as well, who have pleaded with the murderer to surrender.
THE unofficial motto of the Democratic Republic of Congo was first uttered six decades ago by Albert Kalonji, the leader of the short-lived secessionist state of South Kasai: “This is your home, fend for yourselves.” With hardly any formal economy in Congo, let alone a welfare state, people do whatever they can to get by. Ordinary folk farm, trade, smuggle and hustle