Mbayani, Nkolokoti Crowned Blantyre Mayor’s Trophy Champions

[Nyasa Times] The battle in the K20 million Blantyre Urban U-14 Mayor’s Trophy which was commenced last year with a total of 180 football and netball primary school teams came to a conclusion on Saturday at Blantyre Youth Centre (BYC) where Mbayani and…

[Nyasa Times] The battle in the K20 million Blantyre Urban U-14 Mayor's Trophy which was commenced last year with a total of 180 football and netball primary school teams came to a conclusion on Saturday at Blantyre Youth Centre (BYC) where Mbayani and Nkolokoti Primary School's were emerged winners of the competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Is Mnangagwa a ‘Mugabe look-alike’?

[News24Wire] A top government official in Zimbabwe has defended President Emmerson Mnangagwa against claims he is “a Mugabe look-alike”, saying that the new president is driving changes aimed at redefining the country and luring investors.

[News24Wire] A top government official in Zimbabwe has defended President Emmerson Mnangagwa against claims he is "a Mugabe look-alike", saying that the new president is driving changes aimed at redefining the country and luring investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Buhari Says He Will Seek Second Term

[Deutsche Welle] The announcement brings to end ongoing speculation over whether the 75-year-old incumbent leader would seek re-election. However, not all Nigerians are enthusiastic about a possible second term.

[Deutsche Welle] The announcement brings to end ongoing speculation over whether the 75-year-old incumbent leader would seek re-election. However, not all Nigerians are enthusiastic about a possible second term.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

An Appreciation of South Africa’s Jazz Stalwart Jonas Gwangwa

[The Conversation Africa] Music galore marked the passing early in 2018 of two South African titans of culture, Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile and trumpeter Hugh Masekela. Notable at their memorial events were powerfully moving tributes by two vet…

[The Conversation Africa] Music galore marked the passing early in 2018 of two South African titans of culture, Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile and trumpeter Hugh Masekela. Notable at their memorial events were powerfully moving tributes by two veterans still living: Caiphus Semenya and Jonas Gwangwa. They have shared stages and the perils of exile with both.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Speaker of Parliament Resigns

[VOA] Somalia’s Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari, has resigned after a three-week power struggle with the country’s prime minister, officials say

[VOA] Somalia's Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari, has resigned after a three-week power struggle with the country's prime minister, officials say

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Age Limit Petitioners Win Some, Lose Some On Day One

[Observer] The joint petitioners opposed to presidential age limit removal, today Monday failed to convince the Constitutional court to have speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga be cross examined for the role she played in amending of the Constitution …

[Observer] The joint petitioners opposed to presidential age limit removal, today Monday failed to convince the Constitutional court to have speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga be cross examined for the role she played in amending of the Constitution last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We’ll Rule On Age Limit Petition Without Fear or Favour – Owiny-Dollo

[Observer] Hearing of a petition challenging the removal presidential age limits from the Constitution has commenced today in Mbale – with the deputy chief justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo warning that his court will rule on the matter without fear or favour.

[Observer] Hearing of a petition challenging the removal presidential age limits from the Constitution has commenced today in Mbale - with the deputy chief justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo warning that his court will rule on the matter without fear or favour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Economic Diplomacy a Priority – Official

[ANGOP] Luanda -Foreign Affairs Ministry is committed to the implementation of an economic diplomacy to attract more foreign investment into the country, said the Secretary of State for the sector.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Foreign Affairs Ministry is committed to the implementation of an economic diplomacy to attract more foreign investment into the country, said the Secretary of State for the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Police Detain Chinese, Angolans Accused of Casino Murder

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Police detained three Chinese and eight Angolans suspected of involvement in a homicide following acts of physical aggression against five people inside a casino last Friday in Luanda.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Police detained three Chinese and eight Angolans suspected of involvement in a homicide following acts of physical aggression against five people inside a casino last Friday in Luanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola