By-Election Foreshadows 2018 Polls

[New Zimbabwe] The ruling ZANU-PF is exploiting the many weaknesses of Zimbabwe’s electoral system to outpace the country’s divided opposition. Yet without a real change of policy, the country seems doomed to steeper decline.

[New Zimbabwe] The ruling ZANU-PF is exploiting the many weaknesses of Zimbabwe's electoral system to outpace the country's divided opposition. Yet without a real change of policy, the country seems doomed to steeper decline.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Etete – Government Did Not Invest a Dime in Malabu Oil

[This Day] Abuja -A former Minister for Petroleum Resources, Chief Dan Etete, has disclosed that the federal government did not invest a dime in Malabu Oil and Gas Limited, and is therefore not entitled to share from the proceeds which accrued to the c…

[This Day] Abuja -A former Minister for Petroleum Resources, Chief Dan Etete, has disclosed that the federal government did not invest a dime in Malabu Oil and Gas Limited, and is therefore not entitled to share from the proceeds which accrued to the company from settlement of the company's disputes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nkaissery Scoffs at U.S. for Boycotting Nairobi Meet

[Nation] Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Tuesday took issue with USA for withdrawing its team from the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi over terrorism fears.

[Nation] Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Tuesday took issue with USA for withdrawing its team from the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi over terrorism fears.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Real Bamako Officials Spy On Rivers United

[This Day] Officials of Malian club, AS Real Bamako were spotted at the weekend in Ibadan, keeping a close watch and taking notes on the activities of reigning Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) runners-up, Rivers United FC.

[This Day] Officials of Malian club, AS Real Bamako were spotted at the weekend in Ibadan, keeping a close watch and taking notes on the activities of reigning Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) runners-up, Rivers United FC.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Don’t Be Alarmed, Soldier Deployment Is ‘Normal’ – Parliament Secretary

[News24Wire] There is no cause for alarm and nothing unusual about the deployment of more than 400 soldiers at the State of the Nation Address, secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana has insisted.

[News24Wire] There is no cause for alarm and nothing unusual about the deployment of more than 400 soldiers at the State of the Nation Address, secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana has insisted.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Anti-Drugs Boss Offers Help

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former head of Anti-drugs Unit (ADU) Godfrey Nzowa has offered advice in the wake of the renewed effort to fight drug trafficking, cautioning against back-peddling due to the strategy being used by the authorities.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former head of Anti-drugs Unit (ADU) Godfrey Nzowa has offered advice in the wake of the renewed effort to fight drug trafficking, cautioning against back-peddling due to the strategy being used by the authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

No Silence on Corruption – Kagame

[News of Rwanda] Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has told thousands of local leaders from across the City of Kigali to break the ice on corruption-related malpractices made by leaders and hold them accountable.

[News of Rwanda] Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has told thousands of local leaders from across the City of Kigali to break the ice on corruption-related malpractices made by leaders and hold them accountable.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Selective Prosecutions – for NPA, Some Cases Are More Equal Than Others

[Daily Maverick] Resigning from the NPA in January to join a new private prosecutions unit established by Afriforum, prosecutor Gerrie Nel cited the perception that the NPA is selective in its prosecutorial decisions. Nel’s charge follows NPA head Shau…

[Daily Maverick] Resigning from the NPA in January to join a new private prosecutions unit established by Afriforum, prosecutor Gerrie Nel cited the perception that the NPA is selective in its prosecutorial decisions. Nel's charge follows NPA head Shaun Abrahams' challenging of a High Court ruling that 783 charges should be reinstated against President Jacob Zuma; the Hawks apparently ignoring three reports implicating the Gupta family and their business partners in corruption, and the NPA's reluctance to investigate SARS

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa