[Observer] The UP is revoking the membership of its Standard Bearer Emeritus, President Sirleaf, on claims that she supported the opposition candidate, George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change. She has consistently denied the claim and still considers herself a member of the Unity Party.
[ISS] Since Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would run for a third term in early 2015, political instability across the country has tested the limits of global conflict prevention responses. This instability has included a failed coup d’état, violent clashes between government and opposition forces, increasing suppression of the media and civil society, as well as targeted assassinations.
[The Conversation Africa] Official reactions from Africa were appropriately critical of President Donald Trump’s credibly reported comments about not wanting more immigrants coming to the US from “shithole” countries.
[allAfrica] Level 6 water restrictions are here – this means the crisis in the Western Cape has intensified to the point where ‘Day Zero’ is looking more real by the day.
[VOA] President Donald Trump denied he is a racist Sunday, three days after he reportedly referred to immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and Africa as coming from “s—hole” countries.”
[This Day] The Amnesty International Nigeria has called on the federal government to take urgent steps at ending what it described as an epidemic of gruesome killings across the country
[News24Wire] The Zimbabwe Amalgamated Churches Council (ZACC) has reportedly rubbished claims by former president Robert Mugabe’s nephew that the new government of President Emmerson Mnagagwa was “ill-treating” his uncle.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that there would no longer be fuel scarcity which had caused unbearable queues for Nigerians.
[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the time table for the 2019 general elections.
[New Zimbabwe] Victims and activists have approached the Bulawayo High Court to compel former president Robert Mugabe and incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa to release the findings of the commission of inquiry into the Gukurahundi atrocities.