Mugabe Returns From Iran

[The Herald] President Mugabe returned home last night from Iran where he joined other world leaders in witnessing Mr Hassan Rouhani’s swearing in for a second term as president of the Middle Eastern country. While in Iran, the Head of State and Govern…

[The Herald] President Mugabe returned home last night from Iran where he joined other world leaders in witnessing Mr Hassan Rouhani's swearing in for a second term as president of the Middle Eastern country. While in Iran, the Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces also held bilateral talks with President Rouhani, in addition to interfacing with Zimbabwean students pursuing various university studies there.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chiyangwa Campaigns, Says He’s Scared of Upsetting Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] ZIFA boss Phillip Chiyangwa said it doesn’t matter where ruling party members are, they must take advantage of any gathering to campaign for Zanu PF as the country goes towards the 2018 elections.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIFA boss Phillip Chiyangwa said it doesn't matter where ruling party members are, they must take advantage of any gathering to campaign for Zanu PF as the country goes towards the 2018 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Informal Economy Not Enough to Handle Africa’s Workforce Explosion – IMF

[This Day] Unemployment in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy, is running at more than 14 percent and climbing; in South Africa, the second largest economy, it is over 27 percent. For youth in both places, it is far more.

[This Day] Unemployment in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa's largest economy, is running at more than 14 percent and climbing; in South Africa, the second largest economy, it is over 27 percent. For youth in both places, it is far more.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Polls Agency to Probe Hacking Claims

[East African] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has said it has confidence it its system but will investigate claims made by opposition’s Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga that it could have been hacked.

[East African] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has said it has confidence it its system but will investigate claims made by opposition's Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga that it could have been hacked.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘A Coup Likely If Mugabe Fails to Carefully Choose Successor’

[News24Wire] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally, controversial businessman Energy Mutodi says a coup is likely in Zimbabwe if President Robert Mugabe fails to “carefully choose his successor” amid rising succession tensions within the ruling Zanu…

[News24Wire] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ally, controversial businessman Energy Mutodi says a coup is likely in Zimbabwe if President Robert Mugabe fails to "carefully choose his successor" amid rising succession tensions within the ruling Zanu-PF.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tribal Threats Not Healthy for Nigeria, Says Rawlings

[This Day] Former Ghanaian President, Jerry John Rawlings, has advised Nigerians to stop threatening one another on tribal and ethnic grounds, saying such amounts to the invitation of warfare which is not only unhealthy for the country but a disincenti…

[This Day] Former Ghanaian President, Jerry John Rawlings, has advised Nigerians to stop threatening one another on tribal and ethnic grounds, saying such amounts to the invitation of warfare which is not only unhealthy for the country but a disincentive for national political development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria