First Lady Calls for Unity of Purpose

[The Herald] First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has challenged Zimbabweans to work hard in unity if Zimbabwe is to accrue benefits from the new political dispensation prevailing in the country.

[The Herald] First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has challenged Zimbabweans to work hard in unity if Zimbabwe is to accrue benefits from the new political dispensation prevailing in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Lies Ahead for MDC in 2018?

[The Herald] It was always coming. The signs were there since the departure of Munyaradzi Gwisai in 2002. Gwisai had tried, but failed to sway the party towards socialist leanings as a worker-based party.

[The Herald] It was always coming. The signs were there since the departure of Munyaradzi Gwisai in 2002. Gwisai had tried, but failed to sway the party towards socialist leanings as a worker-based party.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chombo Bail Ruling Deferred

[The Herald] The ruling on former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo’s application for relaxation of bail conditions on a litany of corruption charges was yesterday postponed to tomorrow.

[The Herald] The ruling on former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo's application for relaxation of bail conditions on a litany of corruption charges was yesterday postponed to tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bryan White Out On Bail

[Independent (Kampala)] A Kampala City socialite Brian Kirumira aka Bryan White was on Monday granted bail by Makindye Chief Magistrate’s court.

[Independent (Kampala)] A Kampala City socialite Brian Kirumira aka Bryan White was on Monday granted bail by Makindye Chief Magistrate's court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Somaliland Journalists Sentenced to Two Years in Prison On Propaganda Charges

[CPJ] Nairobi -A Somaliland regional court yesterday sentenced journalists Mohamed Abdilaahi Dabshid and Ahmed Dirie Liltire, to two years of prison on charges of conducting propaganda against the state, bringing Somaliland into contempt and “bringing …

[CPJ] Nairobi -A Somaliland regional court yesterday sentenced journalists Mohamed Abdilaahi Dabshid and Ahmed Dirie Liltire, to two years of prison on charges of conducting propaganda against the state, bringing Somaliland into contempt and "bringing the flag or national emblem of a foreign state" into contempt, according to a statement by the Human Rights Center (HRC), which quoted the lawyer in the case, Abibakar Sheikh Mohamoud.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Nigerian Journalist Detained Over Critical Article He Didn’t Write

[CPJ] Lomé -Nigerian authorities should immediately release Timothy Elombah, editor of the news website Elombah, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces arrested the journalist at his home in Nnewi, a city in Anambra state, on January 1, 2018, according to his lawyer, Obunike Ohaegbu, and media reports.

[CPJ] Lomé -Nigerian authorities should immediately release Timothy Elombah, editor of the news website Elombah, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces arrested the journalist at his home in Nnewi, a city in Anambra state, on January 1, 2018, according to his lawyer, Obunike Ohaegbu, and media reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Mugabe Ally Seeks Re-Election As Malaysian Premier At 92

[New Zimbabwe] Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad, a close friend to ex-Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, is seeking another term as his country’s premier at the age of 92.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad, a close friend to ex-Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, is seeking another term as his country's premier at the age of 92.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Officials in Chombo Case to Stand Trial

[The Herald] An application challenging remand by the deputy director of valuations and estate management in the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Rejoice Pazvakavambwa and the registrar of valuers Lazarus Chimba was yest…

[The Herald] An application challenging remand by the deputy director of valuations and estate management in the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Rejoice Pazvakavambwa and the registrar of valuers Lazarus Chimba was yesterday dismissed and the pair will stand trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe