Mnangagwa Gnu Story Exposes the Hazards of Leak Journalism

[New Zimbabwe] A FRESH Reuters story, “Behind the scenes, Zimbabwe politicians plot post-Mugabe reforms” (http://af.reuters.com/article/africaTech/idAFKCN1BG1C7-OZATP) is currently trending.

[New Zimbabwe] A FRESH Reuters story, "Behind the scenes, Zimbabwe politicians plot post-Mugabe reforms" (http://af.reuters.com/article/africaTech/idAFKCN1BG1C7-OZATP) is currently trending.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Prominent Lawyer Heads to Court to Quash Sexual Assault, Rape Allegations

[News24Wire] A prominent Johannesburg lawyer has dashed to the high court, seeking to secure an order “silencing” a woman who claims he raped and sexually harassed her while she was employed as a candidate attorney at his firm.

[News24Wire] A prominent Johannesburg lawyer has dashed to the high court, seeking to secure an order "silencing" a woman who claims he raped and sexually harassed her while she was employed as a candidate attorney at his firm.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe – ‘It Is True… South Africa Is Not As Free As Us’

[News24Wire] A war of words has escalated between President Robert Mugabe and ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, with the Zimbabwean president insisting South Africa is “not as free” as other countries in the region.

[News24Wire] A war of words has escalated between President Robert Mugabe and ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe, with the Zimbabwean president insisting South Africa is "not as free" as other countries in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Peacekeeping Troops to Receive New Funding From AU After U.S. Budget Cuts

[Shabelle] THE UN Security Council has welcomed a new funding framework for the Blue Helmets in Africa that is designed to make up for a budget shortfall after developed nations led by the US announced cuts.

[Shabelle] THE UN Security Council has welcomed a new funding framework for the Blue Helmets in Africa that is designed to make up for a budget shortfall after developed nations led by the US announced cuts.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

U.S. Citizen Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to Al Shabaab

[Shabelle] Maalik Alim Jones, 32, a U.S. citizen who resided in Maryland until 2011, pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to al Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization based in Somalia, conspiring to receive military tr…

[Shabelle] Maalik Alim Jones, 32, a U.S. citizen who resided in Maryland until 2011, pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to al Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization based in Somalia, conspiring to receive military training from al Shabaab, and carrying and using an AK-47 machine gun, rocket-propelled grenades and other weapons in furtherance of his support for al Shabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AU, UN Meet Over Peace, Security Situations

[Shabelle] The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday convened their 11th consultative meeting at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.

[Shabelle] The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday convened their 11th consultative meeting at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Death Toll in Baidoa Restaurant Suicide Attack Rises to 6

[Shabelle] At least six people were killed and three wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a busy restaurant in Somalia’s southwestern city of Baidoa on Friday evening, officials said.

[Shabelle] At least six people were killed and three wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a busy restaurant in Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa on Friday evening, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

APC Chieftain Warns Atiku, Urges ‘Mama Taraba’ to Resign

[Premium Times] A leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to statements by Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Al-Hassann that she would not support any re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 but would rather dep…

[Premium Times] A leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to statements by Nigeria's Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Al-Hassann that she would not support any re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 but would rather deploy her support for a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, who she referred to as her godfather.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria