[New Zimbabwe] GOVERNMENT Tuesday reacted swiftly and ordered bread-makers to reverse a 50% bread price hike that had been effected earlier in the day.
[News24Wire] A man has died in hospital after he and another man were set alight in Hillbrow, Johannesburg on Monday.
[New Zimbabwe] Harare and Bulawayo were largely deserted Tuesday as the country-wide protest called by labour unions and anti-government activist entered its second day after a violent start Monday.
[Nation] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has unveiled Kenya’s new generation coins that will start circulating this Tuesday.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa is concerned about the uncertainty being created in the financial markets around the fate of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Tuesday received the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate Malu Dreyer, the first woman to hold that office in the German state.
[Nation] Supporters of Migori Governor Okoth Obado are fighting back, targeting Sharon Otieno’s family and the media.
[The Herald] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday said it was ready to help Zimbabwe craft a debt clearance strategy anchored on fundamental economic reforms. This comes after outgoing British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing made similar remarks on Tuesday that London was prepared to support an interim staff-monitored programme for Zimbabwe to quickly clear its obligations to international lenders and start accessing new funding.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu is set to be arraigned in court Tuesday evening to face five graft-related charges among them acceptance of money in circumstances that undermine public confidence in the office she holds.
[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe’s electoral management body has ruled out rigging or cheating in Monday’s landmark election. Preliminary results from the ‘too close to call’ ballot are expected to be announced Tuesday afternoon.