[News24Wire] The EFF has already raised objections to the much-anticipated state capture inquiry even though it could be months before it kicks off.
[Guardian] Nigeria sold $2.5 billion of Eurobonds as it sought to lower funding costs by using the notes to refinance higher-yielding naira debt.
[Nation] Attorney General Prof Githu Muigai has resigned.
[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has expressed concern that Namibia’s global competitiveness ranking continues to decline.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Security forces are flushing “criminal elements” out of a forest in western Kenya, an official said on Thursday, two days after a man was killed there, leading the European Union to suspend aid.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Rabak -On Friday, demonstrations against the huge price hikes continued in the Sudanese capital for the fourth day in a row. Protests were also reported in Rabak, the capital of White Nile State.
[East African] South Sudan’s former chief of general staff General Paul Malong Awan has demanded that President Salva Kiir resigns to save the country from sliding into more political chaos, a South Sudan diplomat said.
[Nairobi News] A majority of the 13 Cabinet Secretaries who were left out in the list of appointees unveiled by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday, reported to work as usual even as their fate continues to remain unclear.
[Guardian] Things just got real in Ghana.
[New Times] The Minister for Justice and Attorney Ge neral, Johnston Busingye, has cautioned court bailiffs and notaries in the country against accepting gifts from the public provided in return for their service, saying such gifts are a disguised form of “bribe.”