[Capital FM] President Uhuru Kenyatta says the war on graft and the ongoing demolitions are unstoppable because they are part of his transformative agenda.
[Nation] Ministers in charge of implementing the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan have until September to conclude financing agreements for construction of Standard Gauge Railway in the region.
[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s security was breached during a recent Zanu PF youth interface rally in Gweru after a losing candidate tried to grab his hand while he was on stage.
[The Herald] The United Kingdom and the Standard Chartered Bank have partnered to lend Zimbabwean companies in the private sector US$100 million in a move described by Government as a sign of confidence in its policies aimed at transforming the economy into a middle income by 2030. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya confirmed the development saying the facility would go a long way in improving the firms’ competitiveness.
[Daily News] Dodoma -The issue of fake school textbooks circulating on social media associating them to the ones used for teaching in schools yesterday landed in the Parliament, forcing the government to direct the police to arrest the culprits for misleading the public.
[Monitor] Kampala -Refugees are set to have their standard of living improved after government received a lumpsum of $6m (about Shs22b) from the Japanese government to support them.
[News24Wire] Social cohesion, moral regeneration and radical economic transformation will be the topics when deputy president David Mabuza faces his first question session with MPs in the National Assembly on Tuesday.
[News24Wire] Slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s banker, linked by the United Nations to the payment of $800m (about R9.3bn at the current rand/dollar exchange rate) into a bank account in Kenya from one in South Africa, was wounded in a shooting in Atholl Oaklands, northern Johannesburg, police confirmed on Wednesday.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Former first lady Grace Mugabe allegedly told her farm workers that she was untouchable and no one will force her to pay their outstanding wages, including President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Advocate Martin Dinha (MD) claims he is a man of the spirit and that he knew long before it happened that Emmerson Mnangagwa would become president of Zimbabwe.