Lagos Council Poll Prone to Violence, Warns Labour Party

[Guardian] Ahead of tomorrow’s local council election in Lagos State, the Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Pastor Biodun Popoola has expressed fear that it might be violent. He told journalists yesterday that there are signs that there could be viole…

[Guardian] Ahead of tomorrow's local council election in Lagos State, the Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Pastor Biodun Popoola has expressed fear that it might be violent. He told journalists yesterday that there are signs that there could be violence unless necessary steps are taken.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Troops Repair Roads, Clear Vegetation in North East

[Guardian] Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the northeast have started to repair roads and clear vegetation to ensure safety of soldiers and civilians’ vehicles in Borno and Yobe states.

[Guardian] Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the northeast have started to repair roads and clear vegetation to ensure safety of soldiers and civilians' vehicles in Borno and Yobe states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sabiwa, Tongwe Debut

[The Herald] Matabeleland South representatives Sabiwa and Tongwe will be making their maiden appearance at the Copa Coca-Cola football tournament in Bindura today.

[The Herald] Matabeleland South representatives Sabiwa and Tongwe will be making their maiden appearance at the Copa Coca-Cola football tournament in Bindura today.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Election Rigging Issue a Shame – Mujuru

[New Zimbabwe] National People’s Party leader Joice Mujuru has castigated the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) for voter fraud as she admitted that the Israeli company Nikuv could have been used in the process as alleged by the opposition.

[New Zimbabwe] National People's Party leader Joice Mujuru has castigated the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) for voter fraud as she admitted that the Israeli company Nikuv could have been used in the process as alleged by the opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Growing Insecurity On Multiple Fronts

[ICG] While Nigeria confronts the humanitarian fallout of the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency and simmering separatism in the South East, crucial reforms have been stalled. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2017 – Second Update early warning report for…

[ICG] While Nigeria confronts the humanitarian fallout of the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency and simmering separatism in the South East, crucial reforms have been stalled. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2017 - Second Update early warning report for European policy makers, Crisis Group urges the European Union and its member states to encourage the government to prioritise engagement with regional leaders and other stakeholders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Graca Machel Threatens to Sue Mandela’s Doctor Over Book On His ‘Last Years’

[News24Wire] Former president Nelson Mandela’s widow, Graca Machel, has slammed the newly-released book, Mandela’s Last Years, by his doctor Vejay Ramlakan and is considering suing.

[News24Wire] Former president Nelson Mandela's widow, Graca Machel, has slammed the newly-released book, Mandela's Last Years, by his doctor Vejay Ramlakan and is considering suing.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wanderers At Home to Consolidate Lead

[Nyasa Times] TNM Super League Leaders Mighty Be Forward Wanderers are to consolidate their lead in week 12 of the league as they have two fixtures to fulfill at home on day 25 and 26.

[Nyasa Times] TNM Super League Leaders Mighty Be Forward Wanderers are to consolidate their lead in week 12 of the league as they have two fixtures to fulfill at home on day 25 and 26.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Be Patient, CAPS United’s Pfumbidzai Tells Fans

[The Herald] CAPS United left-back Ronald Pfumbidzai has made a passionate plea to the fans to be patient after they crashed to a 1-3 home defeat at the hands of How Mine in a league match.

[The Herald] CAPS United left-back Ronald Pfumbidzai has made a passionate plea to the fans to be patient after they crashed to a 1-3 home defeat at the hands of How Mine in a league match.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe