Former Senate President Pius Anyim to Remain in Custody

[Premium Times] A former Senate President, Pius Anyim, will most likely spend Friday night in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.

[Premium Times] A former Senate President, Pius Anyim, will most likely spend Friday night in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Heavily Armed Men Gun Down Five People in Shopping Complex

[News24Wire] A group of heavily armed gunmen shot and killed five people and injured two more when they stormed the Vulindlela shopping complex in KwaDlangezwa near Empangeni on Friday evening.

[News24Wire] A group of heavily armed gunmen shot and killed five people and injured two more when they stormed the Vulindlela shopping complex in KwaDlangezwa near Empangeni on Friday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Granting Mugabe Asylum Is a Hot Potato

[News24Wire] With pressure mounting against President Robert Mugabe to step down, the issue of where he would seek asylum has become a hotly contested issue, with many saying South Africa is the obvious choice.

[News24Wire] With pressure mounting against President Robert Mugabe to step down, the issue of where he would seek asylum has become a hotly contested issue, with many saying South Africa is the obvious choice.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NUMSA Slams ‘Ugly Military Coup’ in Zim, but Says Doesn’t Back Mugabe

[News24Wire] The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned what it described as “a coup” against President Robert Mugabe’s government in Zimbabwe.

[News24Wire] The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned what it described as "a coup" against President Robert Mugabe's government in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ishaku Vows to Bring Perpetrators of Last Mambilla Upheaval to Book

[Guardian] Jalingo -Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has reiterated his readiness to bring to book perpetrators of the last upheaval in Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Council between the Fulani and Mambillas in June this year, which led to wan…

[Guardian] Jalingo -Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has reiterated his readiness to bring to book perpetrators of the last upheaval in Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Council between the Fulani and Mambillas in June this year, which led to wanton destruction of lives and properties.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Raila Odinga Back in Kenya From U.S. Amid Chaos in Nairobi

[East African] Kenya police used teargas to disperse Raila Odinga’s supporters who had gathered along Mombasa Road in the capital Nairobi to welcome him back to the country Friday.

[East African] Kenya police used teargas to disperse Raila Odinga's supporters who had gathered along Mombasa Road in the capital Nairobi to welcome him back to the country Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Airways Costs Cut Help Narrow Half-Year Loss to U.S.$37 Million

[East African] Kenya Airways has narrowed its half-year net loss to Ksh3.8 billion ($36.7 million) compared to Ksh4.8 billion ($46.2 million) for a similar period in 2016, on reduced costs.

[East African] Kenya Airways has narrowed its half-year net loss to Ksh3.8 billion ($36.7 million) compared to Ksh4.8 billion ($46.2 million) for a similar period in 2016, on reduced costs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leader Dumiso Dabengwa – Mugabe Must Vacate Presidency

[Deutsche Welle] Things must not ‘go back to normal’ after this week’s events in Harare, says ZAPU opposition party leader Dumiso Dabengwa. DW correspondent Victoria Schneider spoke to the former interior minister in Johannesburg.

[Deutsche Welle] Things must not 'go back to normal' after this week's events in Harare, says ZAPU opposition party leader Dumiso Dabengwa. DW correspondent Victoria Schneider spoke to the former interior minister in Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Tricky Business of Removing Robert Gabriel Mugabe

[East African] The military on Friday changed tack in its determination to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from office after he firmly resisted any deal that would prematurely end his leadership of the ruling Zanu-PF party and the country.

[East African] The military on Friday changed tack in its determination to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from office after he firmly resisted any deal that would prematurely end his leadership of the ruling Zanu-PF party and the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe