[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.
[Capital FM] Nakuru -The death toll in the Subukia dam tragedy has hit 41 even as rescuers searched for more people reported missing.
[Seychelles News Agency] IIlegal drug use in Seychelles, especially heroin, has increased to an alarming rate, said the secretary of state responsible for the prevention of drug abuse and rehabilitation.
[Premium Times] Saudi Arabian authorities are threatening to block Nigerian pilgrims from attending this year’s Hajj exercise.
[News24Wire] The ANC will have an internal workshop about the land question, as well as a summit that will include “almost everybody”, ANC secretary general Ace Magashule announced on Sunday.
[Premium Times] The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Thursday told African countries to be wary of the Chinese government and its loan facilities.