Granting Mugabe Asylum Is a Hot Potato

[News24Wire] With pressure mounting against President Robert Mugabe to step down, the issue of where he would seek asylum has become a hotly contested issue, with many saying South Africa is the obvious choice.

[News24Wire] With pressure mounting against President Robert Mugabe to step down, the issue of where he would seek asylum has become a hotly contested issue, with many saying South Africa is the obvious choice.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NUMSA Slams ‘Ugly Military Coup’ in Zim, but Says Doesn’t Back Mugabe

[News24Wire] The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned what it described as “a coup” against President Robert Mugabe’s government in Zimbabwe.

[News24Wire] The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned what it described as "a coup" against President Robert Mugabe's government in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ishaku Vows to Bring Perpetrators of Last Mambilla Upheaval to Book

[Guardian] Jalingo -Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has reiterated his readiness to bring to book perpetrators of the last upheaval in Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Council between the Fulani and Mambillas in June this year, which led to wan…

[Guardian] Jalingo -Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has reiterated his readiness to bring to book perpetrators of the last upheaval in Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Council between the Fulani and Mambillas in June this year, which led to wanton destruction of lives and properties.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Raila Odinga Back in Kenya From U.S. Amid Chaos in Nairobi

[East African] Kenya police used teargas to disperse Raila Odinga’s supporters who had gathered along Mombasa Road in the capital Nairobi to welcome him back to the country Friday.

[East African] Kenya police used teargas to disperse Raila Odinga's supporters who had gathered along Mombasa Road in the capital Nairobi to welcome him back to the country Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Airways Costs Cut Help Narrow Half-Year Loss to U.S.$37 Million

[East African] Kenya Airways has narrowed its half-year net loss to Ksh3.8 billion ($36.7 million) compared to Ksh4.8 billion ($46.2 million) for a similar period in 2016, on reduced costs.

[East African] Kenya Airways has narrowed its half-year net loss to Ksh3.8 billion ($36.7 million) compared to Ksh4.8 billion ($46.2 million) for a similar period in 2016, on reduced costs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leader Dumiso Dabengwa – Mugabe Must Vacate Presidency

[Deutsche Welle] Things must not ‘go back to normal’ after this week’s events in Harare, says ZAPU opposition party leader Dumiso Dabengwa. DW correspondent Victoria Schneider spoke to the former interior minister in Johannesburg.

[Deutsche Welle] Things must not 'go back to normal' after this week's events in Harare, says ZAPU opposition party leader Dumiso Dabengwa. DW correspondent Victoria Schneider spoke to the former interior minister in Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Tricky Business of Removing Robert Gabriel Mugabe

[East African] The military on Friday changed tack in its determination to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from office after he firmly resisted any deal that would prematurely end his leadership of the ruling Zanu-PF party and the country.

[East African] The military on Friday changed tack in its determination to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from office after he firmly resisted any deal that would prematurely end his leadership of the ruling Zanu-PF party and the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Jobs and Paid-for Schooling Can Keep Tanzanian Girls From Early Marriages

[The Conversation Africa] Sub-Saharan Africa is home to four of the top five countries in early marriage – or child marriage – rates: Niger, Chad, Mali and Central African Republic. Despite decades of campaigning to restrict or forbid early marriage, l…

[The Conversation Africa] Sub-Saharan Africa is home to four of the top five countries in early marriage - or child marriage - rates: Niger, Chad, Mali and Central African Republic. Despite decades of campaigning to restrict or forbid early marriage, little has changed for the world's poorest women. The percentage of these particularly poor women who were in a conjugal union by the age of 18 has remained unchanged for the continent as a whole since 1990 - and has actually risen in East Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Five Die As Kenya Police Battle Opposition in Nairobi

[East African] Five people were killed in chaos that rocked Kenya’s capital Nairobi as opposition supporters who had gathered to welcome their leader Raila Odinga from the United States engaged anti-riot police in running battles for the better part of…

[East African] Five people were killed in chaos that rocked Kenya's capital Nairobi as opposition supporters who had gathered to welcome their leader Raila Odinga from the United States engaged anti-riot police in running battles for the better part of Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya