[News24Wire] The African National Congress (ANC) has strongly objected to a story published by the Sunday Times that claims top ANC officials met in Durban to discuss plans to oust President Cyril Ramaphosa.
[Guardian] Nigerian government has dismissed allegations that President Muhammadu Buhari intends to turn the country into an Islamic state.
[News24Wire] US President Donald Trump has tweeted that he has asked his secretary of state to look into land expropriation and the killing of farmers in South Africa.
[Nairobi News] The Media Council of Kenya has rapped Citizen TV saying its anchor Jeff Koinange breached the journalists’ code of conduct on privacy during an interview with Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli on Wednesday night.
[Nation] A total of 107 cases of unrests have reported in secondary schools this year, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has said.
[Observer] Interdicted government valuer Moses Magala has come under fire from the Justice Bamugemereire Land Commission over the Shs 132 billion Isimba dam compensation claims.
[The Herald] The forthcoming elections offer an opportunity to redefine and rebuild the country with Zanu-PF as the only party of hope, President Mnangagwa said yesterday. President Mnangagwa, who is also Zanu-PF First Secretary, said this while addressing the ruling party’s Central Committee at Zanu-PF Headquarters in Harare.
[Nation] The omission of high profile public officials, bank managers, a cabinet secretary and directors of some companies that were paid in excess of Sh1 billion in the latest scandal to rock the National Youth Service has raised fears of selective prosecution.
[Addis Standard] Sources with the knowledge told Addis Standard that Deep Kamara, the country manager of Dangote Cement Ethiopia, and two more Ethiopians, a driver and a secretary, were shot dead by unidentified men today. Beakal, the secretary is a mother of three, the youngest of whom is only one years old.
[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has granted an 18-month extension to the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters to enable it complete its task.