‘Make Africa Proud,’ Mbeki, Mahama Tell Kenyans As Voting Begins

[News24Wire] Two former presidents in charge of observer missions in the Kenyan elections have urged the country to make the continent proud by having successful elections.

[News24Wire] Two former presidents in charge of observer missions in the Kenyan elections have urged the country to make the continent proud by having successful elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Congratulates Rwanda For Peaceful Elections

[PR Newswire] Washington -The United States congratulates the people of Rwanda on their active and peaceful participation in the presidential election held August 4. However, we are disturbed by irregularities observed during voting and reiterate long-…

[PR Newswire] Washington -The United States congratulates the people of Rwanda on their active and peaceful participation in the presidential election held August 4. However, we are disturbed by irregularities observed during voting and reiterate long-standing concerns over the integrity of the vote-tabulation process.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Diezani’s ‘$37.5 Million Lagos Property’

[Premium Times] Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Monday ordered the permanent forfeiture of a $37.5 million property on Banana Island, Lagos, allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani …

[Premium Times] Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Monday ordered the permanent forfeiture of a $37.5 million property on Banana Island, Lagos, allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Will They, Won’t They? – ANC MPs Brace for #noconfidence Day

[News24Wire] It’s D-day for President Jacob Zuma and the motion of no confidence against him, and all eyes will be on African National Congress MPs as they prepare to cast a vote in their president via secret ballot.

[News24Wire] It's D-day for President Jacob Zuma and the motion of no confidence against him, and all eyes will be on African National Congress MPs as they prepare to cast a vote in their president via secret ballot.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dar’s Interests Won’t Change, No Matter Who Wins in Kenya Polls

[East African] In 2015, during Tanzania’s General Election that pitted John Magufuli of Chama cha Mapinduzi against Chadema’s Edward Lowassa, Kenyans had their — mostly undeclared — interests, just like Tanzanians in this year’s Kenyan elections.

[East African] In 2015, during Tanzania's General Election that pitted John Magufuli of Chama cha Mapinduzi against Chadema's Edward Lowassa, Kenyans had their -- mostly undeclared -- interests, just like Tanzanians in this year's Kenyan elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Party Threatens Legal Action If Anti-Zuma Vote Is Not Deferred

[East African] The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) wants the much-awaited motion of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma set for Tuesday postponed because its expelled member of parliament is yet to be replaced.

[East African] The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) wants the much-awaited motion of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma set for Tuesday postponed because its expelled member of parliament is yet to be replaced.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Officer-in-Charge Accused of Demanding Bribe From Junior

[The Herald] The officer-in-charge for boards at Police General Headquarters allegedly demanded $125 bribe from a female subordinate to facilitate her transfer to the Police Traffic Department.

[The Herald] The officer-in-charge for boards at Police General Headquarters allegedly demanded $125 bribe from a female subordinate to facilitate her transfer to the Police Traffic Department.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe