Mkhize Steps Up His Charm Offensive but the Clock’s Ticking – 90 Days and Counting

[Daily Maverick] ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize has previously raised his hand to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president, but so far he’s more widely been punted as Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s number two. Now, however, Khabazela has t…

[Daily Maverick] ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize has previously raised his hand to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president, but so far he's more widely been punted as Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's number two. Now, however, Khabazela has turned up the charm offensive (and he really, really knows how to), gently stepping up his campaign for the top spot. But what is it that he's really trying to achieve? By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘No New Cholera Cases’ Reported in Central Darfur Camps

[Radio Dabanga] Hasahisa / Zalingei / Nierteti / Nyala -Medical workers reported a number of cholera cases in hospitals in El Gezira and Darfur states. “No new case has been reported from the four camps in Zalingei for a week.”

[Radio Dabanga] Hasahisa / Zalingei / Nierteti / Nyala -Medical workers reported a number of cholera cases in hospitals in El Gezira and Darfur states. "No new case has been reported from the four camps in Zalingei for a week."

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nigerians Will Remain United Despite Ipob’s Agitation – Interior Minister

[Premium Times] The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahaman Dambazau, has urged Nigerians to be united in spite of the escalation of violence over the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, which has claimed lives in some parts of the country.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahaman Dambazau, has urged Nigerians to be united in spite of the escalation of violence over the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, which has claimed lives in some parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Credibility of Kenya’s Electoral Body ‘Is Seriously Questionable’

[News24Wire] Kenya’s electoral body must to be “sincerely reformed” before the presidential election re-run next month as its credibility to hold a free and fair vote “is seriously questionable”, political analyst Benji Ndolo has said.

[News24Wire] Kenya's electoral body must to be "sincerely reformed" before the presidential election re-run next month as its credibility to hold a free and fair vote "is seriously questionable", political analyst Benji Ndolo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya