[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has failed to appear in court to face charges of murdering his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane in 2017.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has compared the peace plan by US President Donald Trump and his ally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to that of the South African apartheid system.
[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia has survived several dark epochs in its long history.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to “invade Africa” were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.
[Lesotho Times] Prime Minister and All Basotho Convention (ABC) leader Thomas Thabane should be immediately recalled from his government and party posts, the Thaba-Bosiu Principal Chief, Khoabane Theko, has demanded.
[Deutsche Welle] The high-profile arrests for abuse and corruption come as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed implements reforms. The attorney general also accused intelligence figures of an assassination attempt against the new prime minister.
[Daily Maverick] Lesotho-based Chinese business tycoon Yan Xie has lifted the lid on his extensive generosity to Lesotho’s political elite, saying that he helped fund Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s lavish wedding in 2017 and has donated money to ‘almost every party in the country’.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has met leaders from cashew nut growing regions on Friday October 26, 2018 to discuss the unfolding controversy over the crop’s pricing.
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Ethiopia’s energetic, headline-making prime minister, will visit the United States this week “with the sole purpose of engaging #Ethiopia’s large Diaspora community,” according to a Tweet early today from Fitsum Arega, his chief of staff.
[Ethiopian Herald] Addis Abeba -The high-level Eritrean delegation composed of three persons arrived this afternoon in Addis Ababa accepting Ethiopia’s call to normalize relationship.