[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema has told a gathering of black professionals in Sandton on Friday that “the white man hates the idea of equality”.
[International Justice Monitor] A former bodyguard of former Ugandan President Milton Obote narrated to the International Criminal Court (ICC) how he ended up working with the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) for four years, including working as a liaison with the government of Sudan and diplomats based in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.
[This is Africa] Today we celebrate Ilhan Omar who has made history becoming first Somali American, and first refugee ever to be elected to Congress.
“PEACE IS FOR all of us—let us defend it.” These words, printed on a plain white T-shirt, seem innocuous enough. Yet not for Bereket, a 17-year-old lad from Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa.
[This Day] Lagos cleric and newly elected presidential candidate of Better Nigeria Progressive Party (BNPP), Rev. David Esosa Ize-Iyamu, on Sunday revealed that no fewer than 16 political parties are currently in merger talks to give President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) “a good fight” in the coming presidential election.
[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.
[New Zimbabwe] The opposition Coalition of Democrats (CODE) which contested the July 2018 elections with Elton Mangoma as its presidential candidate, has since transformed into a single political party.
[African Arguments] Madagascar is one of the poorest countries in the world, yet its elections rank among the most expensive.
[New Zimbabwe] Former Warriors goalkeeper Bruce “Jungleman” Grobbelaar says he recently received a telephone call from President Emerson Mnangagwa ahead of the pair’s meeting next month as he steps up his plans to venture into politics.
[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”.