[New Zimbabwe] Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo who is involved in a nasty fight with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has suggested that Mugabe’s number two may have suffered diarrhoea due to ARVs.
[New Zimbabwe] In a move which has irked political parties and residents, the MDC-T led Bulawayo city council has granted Zanu PF free use of the white City Stadium for the party’s forthcoming youth interface rally.
[Maka] Four Angolan opposition parties have jointly declared that the results of the 23 August election announced by the National Electoral Commission were illegal and unconstitutional.
[GroundUp] #UniteBehind held a public meeting on Saturday at the Central Methodist Mission Church on Greenmarket Square in Cape Town to prepare for mass mobilisation in support of the recall of President Jacob Zuma.
[The Herald] Police in South Africa have recovered eight more bodies with gunshot wounds, which are also believed to be of illegal miners, near the area where the other six were found in an open veld next to a railway line in Benoni, Ekurhuleni on Sunday.
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario is making a two day working visit to the southern province of Inhambane to assess the damage done by cyclone Dineo which hit the province on Wednesday and Thursday last week.
[The Herald] Cracks have emerged in Zanu-PF leadership structures in Mashonaland Central over a controversial resolution that seeks to challenge the party’s one centre of power principle that empowers the President and First Secretary to appoint his deputies.
[VOA] A fierce battle in the disputed town of Galkayo in central Somalia has killed at least 31 people, including a radio reporter hit by a stray bullet.
[Legalbrief] Until almost the last minute, high-ranking foreign guests as well as ordinary Zambians were in the dark: would the presidential swearing-in ceremony for Edgar Lungu go ahead on Tuesday this week as scheduled? It all depended on the courts.
[Mozambique News Reports & Clippings] Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama rejects anything that suggests power sharing in an interview given 16 August to Savana (19 Aug).