Mugabe Headache for Mnangagwa

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces his toughest test yet after taking over from Zimbabwe’s former leader when he presides over Zanu PF’s first congress in the post Robert Mugabe era, with war veterans demanding a share of the spoils.

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces his toughest test yet after taking over from Zimbabwe's former leader when he presides over Zanu PF's first congress in the post Robert Mugabe era, with war veterans demanding a share of the spoils.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Finance Minister Under Fire Over Health Budget

[Zimbabwe Standard] Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has been critisised for failing to prioritise the funding of health in the 2018 budget as the Health and Child Care ministry’s vote was dwarfed by that of Defence and other ministries.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has been critisised for failing to prioritise the funding of health in the 2018 budget as the Health and Child Care ministry's vote was dwarfed by that of Defence and other ministries.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Mugabe Was Captured’

[Zimbabwe Standard] Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu says former president Robert Mugabe was captured by people bent on destroying Zanu PF as he justified the military takeover of government last month

[Zimbabwe Standard] Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu says former president Robert Mugabe was captured by people bent on destroying Zanu PF as he justified the military takeover of government last month

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chiyangwa’s World Crumbles

[Zimbabwe Standard] When it rains, it pours. The old adage rings true in the case of Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa after the association’s former chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze came out guns blazing, accusing the beleaguered boss of running lo…

[Zimbabwe Standard] When it rains, it pours. The old adage rings true in the case of Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa after the association's former chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze came out guns blazing, accusing the beleaguered boss of running local football to the ground, at the same time warning the Zifa congress against re-electing the controversial businessman during next year's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

JPM Cuts Noose Off 61 Inmates

[Daily News] Dodoma -The noose that has been hanging over 61 inmates was yesterday cut off after President John Magufuli announced a historic pardon that also saw 8,157 prisoners walking free.

[Daily News] Dodoma -The noose that has been hanging over 61 inmates was yesterday cut off after President John Magufuli announced a historic pardon that also saw 8,157 prisoners walking free.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Seven Artistes Die After Car Collides Head on With Truck

[Nation] Seven musicians who included five men and two women have perished in a grisly road crash after their Toyota Probox vehicle collided head on with a truck at Kamara along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway Saturday night.

[Nation] Seven musicians who included five men and two women have perished in a grisly road crash after their Toyota Probox vehicle collided head on with a truck at Kamara along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway Saturday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari Greets Oyebode at 70

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with erudite scholar and renowned Professor of International Law, Prof. Akin Oyebode, on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with erudite scholar and renowned Professor of International Law, Prof. Akin Oyebode, on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boakai, Weah Dialogue Proposed

[New Republic] The President of the Better Future Foundation (BFF), Augustine Arkoi, has observed that the Liberian nation lacks the necessary capacity to adequately handle the aftermaths or repercussions of the rerun of the October 10, 2017 presidenti…

[New Republic] The President of the Better Future Foundation (BFF), Augustine Arkoi, has observed that the Liberian nation lacks the necessary capacity to adequately handle the aftermaths or repercussions of the rerun of the October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Intense Scheming at Former Ruling Party Convention

[Guardian] Intense scheming and horse trading marked yesterday’s elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Despite fears, the convention was peaceful, as the party took a bold step towards reviving its plundered fortunes, as well as, pl…

[Guardian] Intense scheming and horse trading marked yesterday's elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Despite fears, the convention was peaceful, as the party took a bold step towards reviving its plundered fortunes, as well as, playing its role as the main opposition party in the country.Sorting of votes at the well-attended convention, which took place at Eagle Square, Abuja, was ongoing at the time of filling this report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria