‘Bumper Crowds’ Due At Mugabe Rally

[News24Wire] Buses and cars are streaming into Zimbabwe’s eastern city of Mutare, where President Robert Mugabe, 93, is due to hold the second of his youth rallies on Friday afternoon.

[News24Wire] Buses and cars are streaming into Zimbabwe's eastern city of Mutare, where President Robert Mugabe, 93, is due to hold the second of his youth rallies on Friday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Will Decide Kenyan Election? a Dose of Faith, Tribe and Hard Cash

[Guardian] After accepting his nomination as the presidential candidate of the main opposition coalition recently, Raila Odinga likened himself to Joshua, the biblical figure who led the Jews to the Promised Land.

[Guardian] After accepting his nomination as the presidential candidate of the main opposition coalition recently, Raila Odinga likened himself to Joshua, the biblical figure who led the Jews to the Promised Land.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mines Owe Pension Fund U.S.$100 Million

[Zimbabwe Independent] Pension funds in the mining sector are owed almost US$100 million in unremitted contributions, mostly by large companies, despite an anticipated recovery in the capital-intensive industry.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Pension funds in the mining sector are owed almost US$100 million in unremitted contributions, mostly by large companies, despite an anticipated recovery in the capital-intensive industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

#wearenigerians – a Statement On Current Developments in Our Land

[Fahamu] A group of Nigerian citizens has expressed serious concern about the state of the nation, citing rising intolerance, violence and division. They call upon leaders at all levels and the people to confront the growing sense of uncertainty and fe…

[Fahamu] A group of Nigerian citizens has expressed serious concern about the state of the nation, citing rising intolerance, violence and division. They call upon leaders at all levels and the people to confront the growing sense of uncertainty and fear by taking action to reassure all that there is a clear pathway to equity, unity and security in Africa's most populous nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

White, White, White – History Repeats Itself

[Fahamu] The judgment has been handed down on Helen Zille, leader of South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance, muzzling her from any party related communications in future. She said that colonialism wasn’t all bad. Her tweet was insensitive but tr…

[Fahamu] The judgment has been handed down on Helen Zille, leader of South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance, muzzling her from any party related communications in future. She said that colonialism wasn't all bad. Her tweet was insensitive but true, the backlash furious and nonsensical. Why? I blame black guilt, which I understand very well, because I'm white.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Has Mugabe Endorsed Minister Sekeramayi to Succeed Him?

[Zimbabwe Independent] Presidentt Robert Mugabe last week stunned senior Zanu-PF officials in a private briefing before addressing thousands of supporters at a rally in Marondera when he tacitly endorsed Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi to succeed hi…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Presidentt Robert Mugabe last week stunned senior Zanu-PF officials in a private briefing before addressing thousands of supporters at a rally in Marondera when he tacitly endorsed Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi to succeed him, with the words: "When the sun sets, it shall rise from Mashonaland East; do you hear me?"

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parliament Specialized Commissions Approve Report On Local Power

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 1st and 4th commissions of the National Assembly (AN) approved Thursday in Luanda a joint report of the Draft Organic Law on the basis of the system of organization and operation of local power, in the framework of the essential tas…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 1st and 4th commissions of the National Assembly (AN) approved Thursday in Luanda a joint report of the Draft Organic Law on the basis of the system of organization and operation of local power, in the framework of the essential tasks for the implementation of local elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola