[Guardian] Angered by the seemingly intractable killings across the country, senators yesterday charged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately dismiss the heads of security agencies as well as the service chiefs.
[The Conversation Africa] Some African countries have recorded democratic victories in the past 12 months. Ethiopia has a new leader whose ascent holds great promise for change, despite the country’s problematic 2015 election.
[News24Wire] Thousands of commuters will wake up on Wednesday to the nationwide bus strike that is set to kick off at 05:30 while taxi and rail operators are bracing for crowds and long queues.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday received two letters from Queen Elizabeth that the late former president Nelson Mandela had written her.
[The Conversation Africa] After many months of upheaval, the Democratic Republic of Congo is set for yet another year of political struggle and internal conflict.
[Times of Zambia] “It has been my cherished dream to meet you” Indian President Ram Nath Kovind said when he met first Republican President Kenneth Kaunda yesterday describing him as a pillar for Zambia’s unity.
[Namibia Economist] The stock of international reserves is projected to cover 3.8 months of imports of goods and services, said the Bank of Namibia Governor, Ipumbu Shiimi this week.
[Lesotho Times] Eight Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) officers briefly appeared for the first time before the High Court on Tuesday to face charges of murdering former LDF commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, in July 2015.
[Deutsche Welle] After completing 10 years in office, President Ian Khama of Botswana is being succeeded by Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi. What did Khama achieve and what challenges await the new leader?
[Govt of SA] Government notes and welcomes Moody’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘Baa3′ and to also revise the outlook to stable from negative.