Africa’s Old Men Seem, Finally, to Be Fading Away

[The Conversation Africa] Soon after Zimbabwe’s army confined President Robert Mugabe to his palatial Harare home this week – allegedly for his safety – it was announced in Luanda that Angola’s new President, João Lourenço, had relieved Isabel dos Santos of her position as head of the state-run oil company Sonangol.

[The Conversation Africa] Soon after Zimbabwe's army confined President Robert Mugabe to his palatial Harare home this week - allegedly for his safety - it was announced in Luanda that Angola's new President, João Lourenço, had relieved Isabel dos Santos of her position as head of the state-run oil company Sonangol.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

15 Killed, 5 Injured in Stampede for Food Handouts

[MAP] Rabat -Fifteen people were killed and 5 others were injured in a stampede which happened Sunday during the distribution of food by a local association in the commune of Sidi Boulalam in the province of Essaouira, the interior ministry said.

[MAP] Rabat -Fifteen people were killed and 5 others were injured in a stampede which happened Sunday during the distribution of food by a local association in the commune of Sidi Boulalam in the province of Essaouira, the interior ministry said.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

More Deaths Ahead of Landmark Election Verdict

[East African] At least four people were killed and a Nairobi Member of Parliament shot as tensions heightened in the Kenyan capital ahead of a Supreme Court ruling on the validity of last month’s presidential election.

[East African] At least four people were killed and a Nairobi Member of Parliament shot as tensions heightened in the Kenyan capital ahead of a Supreme Court ruling on the validity of last month's presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Zanu-PF Replaces Mugabe With Mnangagwa, Fires Grace

[Deutsche Welle] With Robert Mugabe’s political days numbered, the ZANU-PF party meeting Sunday morning put another nail in his coffin. He was dumped as party leader and his wife has been expelled from the party.

[Deutsche Welle] With Robert Mugabe's political days numbered, the ZANU-PF party meeting Sunday morning put another nail in his coffin. He was dumped as party leader and his wife has been expelled from the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zhuwao Says Coup Meant to Prop Up Unpopular Mnangagwa, ‘Dumb’ Zimbabweans Must Not Celebrate

[New Zimbabwe] Embattled Public Service Minister Patrick Zhuwao said Zimbabweans are “dumb” as they are now being “used” by the military to fight against a leader they popularly elected five years ago for the benefit of expelled Emerson Mnangagwa who i…

[New Zimbabwe] Embattled Public Service Minister Patrick Zhuwao said Zimbabweans are "dumb" as they are now being "used" by the military to fight against a leader they popularly elected five years ago for the benefit of expelled Emerson Mnangagwa who is not popular within the ruling party Zanu PF structures.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zanu-PF Says to Boot Mugabe Out On Sunday

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe will be fired from the Zanu PF leadership on Sunday, party sources said Saturday as negotiations for his departure continued amid wild celebrations in Bulawayo and Harare.

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe will be fired from the Zanu PF leadership on Sunday, party sources said Saturday as negotiations for his departure continued amid wild celebrations in Bulawayo and Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Now Liberated and Free – ZBC

[New Zimbabwe] THE ZBC was Saturday calling the country “free and liberated” as the bulk of Harare’s population seemed to be streaming toward the official residence of long-time President Robert Mugabe in a call for him to leave.

[New Zimbabwe] THE ZBC was Saturday calling the country "free and liberated" as the bulk of Harare's population seemed to be streaming toward the official residence of long-time President Robert Mugabe in a call for him to leave.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe