Africa:Why Zuma’s Trial Matters for South Africa’s Constitutional Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance carries huge significance for the country. That’s because his criminal trial is not merely about public outrage at state capture and corruption in high political offices.

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Nigeria:After Buhari Sealed Oyegun’s Fate, Oshiomhole, Onu, Nnamani Favoured for APC Chair

[Daily Trust] Last Tuesday’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), no doubt, has thrown up new political permutations in the party when it becomes obvious that the current set of leaders led by Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, might not go beyond June 30.

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