Even If Buhari Runs in 2019, I Will Support Atiku, Minister Says

[Premium Times] The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has restated her position that she will support a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has restated her position that she will support a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC Youth Leader Magaqa Was Set to Join EFF – Malema

[News24Wire] Before former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) secretary general Sindiso Magaqa was shot in what is widely believed to have been an assassination attempt, EFF leader Julius Malema had offered him a position within the EFF.

[News24Wire] Before former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) secretary general Sindiso Magaqa was shot in what is widely believed to have been an assassination attempt, EFF leader Julius Malema had offered him a position within the EFF.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy President ‘Not Aware’ of Any ANC Links to Disgraced PR Firm

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is not aware of any occasion when the ANC might have contracted the services of under fire PR firm Bell Pottinger.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is not aware of any occasion when the ANC might have contracted the services of under fire PR firm Bell Pottinger.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

US Govt Report Gives Arms Deal Clean Bill of Health

[Nation] New York -A US watchdog agency said on Tuesday that Kenya’s pending $418 million purchase of combat aircraft — the biggest weapons deal in the country’s history — conforms with US law governing the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme.

[Nation] New York -A US watchdog agency said on Tuesday that Kenya's pending $418 million purchase of combat aircraft -- the biggest weapons deal in the country's history -- conforms with US law governing the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Party, Opposition Reject New Election Team

[Nation] The electoral commission was on Wednesday headed for a fresh crisis after the appointment of a team to manage the repeat presidential elections provoked internal divisions within the agency and rejection by the major political players.

[Nation] The electoral commission was on Wednesday headed for a fresh crisis after the appointment of a team to manage the repeat presidential elections provoked internal divisions within the agency and rejection by the major political players.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya