Nigeria: Anxiety as Polls Commission De-Registers 74 Parties

[Daily Trust] Though the implications and circumstances of de-registration of 31 registered political parties, in 2012, may not be different from Thursday’s similar exercise which affected 74 parties, Daily Trust on Sunday reports the variant the latest exercise generated in the polity.

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Tanzania: Chadema Insists It Didn’t Breach Peace

[Daily News] NO-ONE was offended by utterances given by leaders of Chadema when winding up a campaign for a by-election of Kinondoni Constituency in February 2018, a defence witness told the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday.

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Malawi: Govt Pays Teachers’ Outstanding Salaries After Protests Turn Ugly

[Nyasa Times] Ministry of Education, Science and Technology says it has now paid outstanding salaries for the 7,167 teachers who were removed from the payroll in November last year, following their failure to submit details of their national IDs as was requested by government.

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