Barrow ‘Consolidating His Power’ in the Gambia

[Deutsche Welle] In his drive to replace senior officials linked to his predecessor Yahya Jammeh, Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the head of the armed forces. DW talks to analyst Alex Vines about the new leader’s strategy.

[Deutsche Welle] In his drive to replace senior officials linked to his predecessor Yahya Jammeh, Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the head of the armed forces. DW talks to analyst Alex Vines about the new leader's strategy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

How NRM MPs Plotted to Win EALA Elections

[Observer] On Election day, yesterday, NRM candidates coasted into the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) effortlessly but a party caucus meeting held on Monday to plan an election strategy ended in disagreements.

[Observer] On Election day, yesterday, NRM candidates coasted into the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) effortlessly but a party caucus meeting held on Monday to plan an election strategy ended in disagreements.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

2018 Polls – EU Oils Anti-Govt Groups

[The Herald] Western governments have escalated machinations to influence next year’s harmonised elections by funding “dubious” opposition projects and fomenting instability using quasi-political, civil society organisations, The Herald can reveal.

[The Herald] Western governments have escalated machinations to influence next year's harmonised elections by funding "dubious" opposition projects and fomenting instability using quasi-political, civil society organisations, The Herald can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Countdown to AMISOM Withdrawal – Is Somalia Ready?

[IRIN] Kampala -The swearing-in last week of Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” was greeted with a surge of optimism on the streets of Mogadishu that a new era of stability was on its way.

[IRIN] Kampala -The swearing-in last week of Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" was greeted with a surge of optimism on the streets of Mogadishu that a new era of stability was on its way.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

If You See a Beautiful Piece of Land, Take It – Malema

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema led a debate in Parliament on Tuesday on amending Section 25 of the Constitution, calling for land expropriation without compensation.

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema led a debate in Parliament on Tuesday on amending Section 25 of the Constitution, calling for land expropriation without compensation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Trial Date for Diamond Firm Ex-Boss Mabhudhu Set

[The Herald] The trial of former acting chief executive officer of Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC), Mark Mabhudhu, accused of swindling the company of over $70 000, was yesterday set for March 27.

[The Herald] The trial of former acting chief executive officer of Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC), Mark Mabhudhu, accused of swindling the company of over $70 000, was yesterday set for March 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Puntland President Gaas in Trouble As MPs Set for a Vote of No Confidence Motion

[Dalsan Radio] Puntland Mps are pushing to have a vote of no confidence on President Abdiweli Mohamed Gaas on grounds that he had failed to administer the region. The Mps point out recent incidents of insecurity caused by militant group Alshabaab and p…

[Dalsan Radio] Puntland Mps are pushing to have a vote of no confidence on President Abdiweli Mohamed Gaas on grounds that he had failed to administer the region. The Mps point out recent incidents of insecurity caused by militant group Alshabaab and pro ISIS grouped based in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Agreement On Government Formation Criteria, Bashir to Select Prime Minister

[SNA] Khartoum -The Higher Committee for the Implementation of the National Dialogue Outcome on Tuesday approved in a meeting chaired by President Omar Bashir, the criteria for the formation of the National Accord Government and delegated Bashir to sel…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Higher Committee for the Implementation of the National Dialogue Outcome on Tuesday approved in a meeting chaired by President Omar Bashir, the criteria for the formation of the National Accord Government and delegated Bashir to select the coming Prime Minister and to take all necessary measures for implementation of what has been agreed upon.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

A Serious Allegation That Needs Investigation

[Foroyaa] An ex-soldier purporting to be an eye witness has told Foroyaa that 13 senior soldiers were summarily executed and buried in a trench at the Yundum Barracks on 11 November 1994.

[Foroyaa] An ex-soldier purporting to be an eye witness has told Foroyaa that 13 senior soldiers were summarily executed and buried in a trench at the Yundum Barracks on 11 November 1994.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia