EU Election Observers Deploy for Historic Vote

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -The European Union has deployed election observers in Zimbabwe for the first time in 16 years as the country prepares for its first vote since independence without longtime leader Robert Mugabe.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -The European Union has deployed election observers in Zimbabwe for the first time in 16 years as the country prepares for its first vote since independence without longtime leader Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

AU Sends Technical Team to Assist Electoral Commission

[New Zimbabwe] The African Union (AU) Commission has dispatched a five-member “independent electoral assistance mission” to Harare ahead of the country’s July 30 general elections.

[New Zimbabwe] The African Union (AU) Commission has dispatched a five-member "independent electoral assistance mission" to Harare ahead of the country's July 30 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

41 Injured, No Fatalities at ED Rally Explosion – Health Minister

[New Zimbabwe] The mysterious blast which rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday left 41 people injured, health and child care minister David Parirenyatwa has revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] The mysterious blast which rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday left 41 people injured, health and child care minister David Parirenyatwa has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Children’s Theatre Festival to Hold in Abuja

[Daily Trust] A children’s theatre festival aimed at giving a platform for children to use their creative skills as a tool for advocacy, through theatre and drama is set to hold in Abuja.

[Daily Trust] A children's theatre festival aimed at giving a platform for children to use their creative skills as a tool for advocacy, through theatre and drama is set to hold in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Violence Begets Violence, ED Warned After ‘Bomb Attack’

[New Zimbabwe] Exiled former higher education minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has reminded President Emmerson Mnangagwa of his own violent power grab after the latter was apparently targeted by a suspected bomb blast on Saturday.

[New Zimbabwe] Exiled former higher education minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has reminded President Emmerson Mnangagwa of his own violent power grab after the latter was apparently targeted by a suspected bomb blast on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Millions to Rally Today in Recognition of PM Abiy’s Achievements

[Ethiopian Herald] More than 3 million people are expected to participate in the rally that will take place at Mesqel Square today in recognition and support to the achievements and extraordinary actions of Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed, according to Go…

[Ethiopian Herald] More than 3 million people are expected to participate in the rally that will take place at Mesqel Square today in recognition and support to the achievements and extraordinary actions of Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed, according to Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Deadly Explosion Hits Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed’s Rally

[RFI] Addis Ababa -A deadly explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia’s reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation.

[RFI] Addis Ababa -A deadly explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Top Leaders Injured in Bomb Blast at Political Rally

[The Herald] Bulawayo -At least eight people including Vice President Kembo Mohadi and Zanu-PF national chairman Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri were injured following an explosion at White City Sports Stadium where President Mnangagwa was addressing a ra…

[The Herald] Bulawayo -At least eight people including Vice President Kembo Mohadi and Zanu-PF national chairman Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri were injured following an explosion at White City Sports Stadium where President Mnangagwa was addressing a rally.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rafael Marques: Hero Award ‘Mirrors Hope of Angolans for Change’

[IPI] Abuja -Angolan anti-corruption journalist Rafael Marques was presented with the 2018 IPI World Press Freedom Hero award at a special ceremony at the 2018 IPI World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria. Unable to travel to Nigeria due to pending court proce…

[IPI] Abuja -Angolan anti-corruption journalist Rafael Marques was presented with the 2018 IPI World Press Freedom Hero award at a special ceremony at the 2018 IPI World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria. Unable to travel to Nigeria due to pending court proceedings against him, Marques addressed the gathering via video recording. His full acceptance speech is reprinted here.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola