Mugabe Is Out, but Don’t Cheer Because Military is in

[Fahamu] Despite its apparently new interest in preserving democracy, for 37 years the military was an indispensable part of a fossilized oligarchy which betrayed the “revolution” and bankrupted Zimbabwe. Sadly, any post-Mugabe civilian government coul…

[Fahamu] Despite its apparently new interest in preserving democracy, for 37 years the military was an indispensable part of a fossilized oligarchy which betrayed the "revolution" and bankrupted Zimbabwe. Sadly, any post-Mugabe civilian government could only exist if it makes a Faustian bargain with the military.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Caught Between the Croc and Gucci City

[Fahamu] ZANU-PF will use the current massive popular goodwill to rejuvenate its fortunes. The fragmented opposition has been further weakened. As a carefully choreographed scheme, the military intervention could prove a masterstroke by Emmerson Mnanga…

[Fahamu] ZANU-PF will use the current massive popular goodwill to rejuvenate its fortunes. The fragmented opposition has been further weakened. As a carefully choreographed scheme, the military intervention could prove a masterstroke by Emmerson Mnangagwa and his supporters. But all this will be at a high cost for future democratic alternatives in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

AMISOM Withdrawal – What It Means for Somalia and the Region

[Fahamu] As the African Union troops prepare to leave Somalia, the Al Shabaab militants will likely rebuild their capacities and intensify attacks. Already recent mass bombings in Mogadishu are a worrying sign. The Somali national security services, de…

[Fahamu] As the African Union troops prepare to leave Somalia, the Al Shabaab militants will likely rebuild their capacities and intensify attacks. Already recent mass bombings in Mogadishu are a worrying sign. The Somali national security services, despite receiving some international support, remain weak. The extremist organization is still a serious threat in Somalia and the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Otuaro, Eguavoen Storm Peace & Unity Cup Finals

[This Day] The ongoing Comrade Sheriff Mulade Peace and Unity Cup has received a big boost as the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Kingsley Burutu Otuaro and a former Super Eagles skipper and Coach, Austin Eguavoen, have indicated their interest to be a…

[This Day] The ongoing Comrade Sheriff Mulade Peace and Unity Cup has received a big boost as the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Kingsley Burutu Otuaro and a former Super Eagles skipper and Coach, Austin Eguavoen, have indicated their interest to be at the final event. The final is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 25th of November in Kokodiagbene town, Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West local government area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NDIC Calls for Incentives to Lure Banks to North-East

[This Day] Kano -In order to encourage the return of banks that had left the north-eastern part of the country back to the region, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim thursday suggested the ne…

[This Day] Kano -In order to encourage the return of banks that had left the north-eastern part of the country back to the region, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim thursday suggested the need to provide incentives to the financial institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Anger Over Paedophile’s Disturbing Post On Top KCPE Girl

[Nairobi News] Kenyans on social media are calling for the arrest of a suspected paedophile who, in a chilling Facebook post, sex objectified the top KCPE girl Goldalyne Kakuya.

[Nairobi News] Kenyans on social media are calling for the arrest of a suspected paedophile who, in a chilling Facebook post, sex objectified the top KCPE girl Goldalyne Kakuya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Churchill ‘Turns Down’ Requests From Uhuru, Raila to Attend Show, and It’s No Laughing Matter

[Nairobi News] Celebrated comedian Daniel Ndambuki alias Churchill says he ‘declined’ requests from President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga to attend his ‘Churchill @40’ show that will go down on Friday evening at the KICC.

[Nairobi News] Celebrated comedian Daniel Ndambuki alias Churchill says he 'declined' requests from President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga to attend his 'Churchill @40' show that will go down on Friday evening at the KICC.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya