New Party Blames Politicians for Nigeria’s Failure

[Daily Trust] “Our experience from 1999 to date has shown that we have failed. This experience has exposed Nigerian politicians as incapable of providing good governance,” the National Chairman of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), Senator Saidu Dansa…

[Daily Trust] "Our experience from 1999 to date has shown that we have failed. This experience has exposed Nigerian politicians as incapable of providing good governance," the National Chairman of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), Senator Saidu Dansandau has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Charge Musician Burna Boy to Court Over Robbery

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Nigerian hip-hop musician, Damini Ogulu popularly called Burna Boy was on Monday charged before an lkeja Magistrate’s Court over his alleged role in the robbery of his fellow musician, Abiye David Jombo aka Mr 2Kay.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Nigerian hip-hop musician, Damini Ogulu popularly called Burna Boy was on Monday charged before an lkeja Magistrate's Court over his alleged role in the robbery of his fellow musician, Abiye David Jombo aka Mr 2Kay.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army Warns “Malcontents and Saboteurs” That Corruption Must Stop

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) commanders said as the new government focuses on reviving the economy citizens must shed misbehaviour and indiscipline which characterised former president Robert Mugabe’s rule.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) commanders said as the new government focuses on reviving the economy citizens must shed misbehaviour and indiscipline which characterised former president Robert Mugabe's rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Government Orders Bakers to Reverse Bread Price Hike

[New Zimbabwe] Barely two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa warned retailers against profiteering, Industry and Commerce minister Mike Bimha has ordered bakers to revert to old bread prices with effect from this Tuesday.

[New Zimbabwe] Barely two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa warned retailers against profiteering, Industry and Commerce minister Mike Bimha has ordered bakers to revert to old bread prices with effect from this Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

2019 – Electoral Body Yet to Fix Dates for Parties’ Primaries

[Guardian] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has not fixed dates for political parties primaries, to elect their candidates for the 2019 general elections.

[Guardian] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has not fixed dates for political parties primaries, to elect their candidates for the 2019 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Defence Force Head General Chiwenga Retires

[The Herald] Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) Commander General Constantino Guvheya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga and Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri have retired. Announcing promotions and appointments made by Presiden…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) Commander General Constantino Guvheya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga and Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri have retired. Announcing promotions and appointments made by President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda said Gen Chiwenga had retired pending redeployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling ANC Elects Cyril Ramaphosa As New Leader

[Deutsche Welle] Cyril Ramaphosa has beaten Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a former cabinet minister, and the ex-wife of President Jacob Zuma. He is now likely to become the country’s next head of state.

[Deutsche Welle] Cyril Ramaphosa has beaten Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a former cabinet minister, and the ex-wife of President Jacob Zuma. He is now likely to become the country's next head of state.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa