[African Arguments] Under Kale Kayihura’s 13-year tenure, the police committed widespread and systematic abuses.
[Premium Times] Dozens of lawyers and civil society activists marched in Lagos, Tuesday, in protest of some new tax regimes introduced by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode government.
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Elections Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba told legislators this Thursday that the poll agency is ready for elections despite having a $50 million funding shortfall.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s parliament has passed a resolution to amend the constitution and allow expropriation without compensation.
[Democracy Works] On the steps of Cape Town City Hall on 11 February to celebrate the 28th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela from prison in Paarl, African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa promised: “a new beginning” for the party and the country under his watch.
[Deutsche Welle] During a visit to Ethiopia, Rex Tillerson has said the answer to violence in the East African country was greater freedom, and that the country should lift its state of emergency as quickly as possible.
[Zambia Reports] UPND Copperbelt chairlady Lilian Michelo has said the opposition political party will not take party in the International Women’s Day Commemorations on grounds that the ruling party was suppressing the opposition.
[Vanguard] A Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) team on Sunday morning rescued a pregnant woman from suspected kidnappers in Badagry, Lagos.
[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Troops in Borno State have captured a top Boko Haram commander and killed five insurgents in the on-going operation in Sambisa Forest and the Lake Chad basin.
[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has expressed concern that Namibia’s global competitiveness ranking continues to decline.