Opposition Infighting Continues

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) vice president Richard Msowoya has reacted to reports linking Sidik Mia to join MCP with an intention of being a running mate to party president Lazarous Chakwera.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) vice president Richard Msowoya has reacted to reports linking Sidik Mia to join MCP with an intention of being a running mate to party president Lazarous Chakwera.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Elections Body Hails Police Role in Polls

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police is an important stakeholder in the running of elections in Zimbabwe and it is impossible to conduct free, fair and credible polls without the police force, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said. The …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police is an important stakeholder in the running of elections in Zimbabwe and it is impossible to conduct free, fair and credible polls without the police force, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said. The electoral body said there was need to ensure effective policing of the political environment before, during and after the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Rhodesian Govt Feared Zimbabwe Liberation War Forces’

[New Zimbabwe] The Rhodesian government feared the Zipra forces led by former VP Joshua Nkomo during the liberation struggle because of their “greatness” and “legendary capacity” to wage war, Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association has said.

[New Zimbabwe] The Rhodesian government feared the Zipra forces led by former VP Joshua Nkomo during the liberation struggle because of their "greatness" and "legendary capacity" to wage war, Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Boss General Muhoozi Take Over Police Chief’s Roles

[Observer] In Gen Kale Kayihura’s absence, Gen David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), has taken over some of the security roles of the Inspector General of Police, The Observer has learnt.

[Observer] In Gen Kale Kayihura's absence, Gen David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), has taken over some of the security roles of the Inspector General of Police, The Observer has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

War Vets Chair Mutsvangwa Booed at Wits University Lecture

[New Zimbabwe] There was chaos on Saturday when war veterans Chairman, Christopher Mutsvangwa, was booed by activists from Matebeleland as he presented his paper during the Joshua Nkomo Memorial Lecture at Wits University, in South Africa.

[New Zimbabwe] There was chaos on Saturday when war veterans Chairman, Christopher Mutsvangwa, was booed by activists from Matebeleland as he presented his paper during the Joshua Nkomo Memorial Lecture at Wits University, in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Besigye’s Party Adopts November Election Roadmap Amid Funding Concerns

[Observer] When top leaders of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) met for two days at the party’s headquarters in Najjanankumbi, Kampala last week, the aim was to rejuvenate its leaders after the exertions of the 2016 general elections, a…

[Observer] When top leaders of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) met for two days at the party's headquarters in Najjanankumbi, Kampala last week, the aim was to rejuvenate its leaders after the exertions of the 2016 general elections, as well as plan for the party's forthcoming polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Khama Shares Meal With Former Constituents

[Botswana Daily News] Mabeleapodi -President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says he felt inclined to visit the residents of Mabeleapodi after parting with them in a long time.

[Botswana Daily News] Mabeleapodi -President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says he felt inclined to visit the residents of Mabeleapodi after parting with them in a long time.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Opposition Says People Forced to Attend Mugabe’s Rallies,

[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC-T has urged the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to pull rank and stop Zanu PF from marshalling innocent citizens to President Robert Mugabe’s on-going rallies around the country.

[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC-T has urged the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to pull rank and stop Zanu PF from marshalling innocent citizens to President Robert Mugabe's on-going rallies around the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

FIFA Gives Uganda Football Boss Magogo Deadlien to File Defense

[Observer] The world football governing body, Fifa, has given the president of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (Fufa), Moses Magogo, until today, June 19, to formally submit his defence against claims that he engaged in the illegal sale o…

[Observer] The world football governing body, Fifa, has given the president of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (Fufa), Moses Magogo, until today, June 19, to formally submit his defence against claims that he engaged in the illegal sale of the 2014 World Cup tickets.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt to Fix Francistown-Nata Road

[Botswana Daily News] Mathangwane -The Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has said that the government was losing a lot of revenue as result of the bad state of Francistown-Nata road.

[Botswana Daily News] Mathangwane -The Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has said that the government was losing a lot of revenue as result of the bad state of Francistown-Nata road.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana