[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court has ruled that Parliament must amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) so that political parties will be compelled to disclose the source of their private funding.
[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe now seeks to use gold proceeds to secure a loan to clear debt arrears with multilateral lenders, as its $1,8 billion debt clearance plan appears to lose momentum.
[News24Wire] The SABC will not have the financial resources to meet its financial obligations.
[Deutsche Welle] France is facing a second and final round in its presidential election. The winner has the daunting task of reviewing policy on Africa as the former colonies still play a significant role in French national life.
[News24Wire] ‘Flying’ Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has made his fourth foreign trip in 19 days, this time to Mauritius, according to a report on state ZBC radio.
[East African] At least three eminent women are set to join President Paul Kagame’s team that is charged with spearheading reforms at the African Union.
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South Africa has been ranked fourth on Condé Nast’s list of the Top 20 countries in the world to visit.
[SA Info] A South African team of marketers and neuroscientists have announced the launch of the world’s first neurowine, a wine developed by applying techniques usually used in neuroscience to winemaking.
[Capital FM] Pope Francis landed in Kenya’s capital Nairobi Wednesday on the first leg of a landmark trip to Africa, with choirs and dancers waiting to greet him.
[RFI] During the visits to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic, Pope Francis is expected to hold public masses, meet religious and political leaders and promote a message of reconciliation and unity. But even though the authorities insist the pontiff’s trip will pass off peacefully there are also fears of jihadist attacks and violence.