Opposition Poll Demands Outrageous, Says Charamba

[The Herald] Demands by some opposition political parties that they should be involved in the printing of ballot papers to be used in this year’s harmonised elections are outrageous as they are fully aware of the independence of constitutional bodies s…

[The Herald] Demands by some opposition political parties that they should be involved in the printing of ballot papers to be used in this year's harmonised elections are outrageous as they are fully aware of the independence of constitutional bodies such as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which they helped to create during the era of the Government of National Unity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parliament Vows Not to Embarrass Mugabe – But Will He Turn Up?

[New Zimbabwe] Attention will likely focus on Parliament this Wednesday with locals keen to see whether former President Robert Mugabe will answer summons regarding the looting of Marange diamonds.

[New Zimbabwe] Attention will likely focus on Parliament this Wednesday with locals keen to see whether former President Robert Mugabe will answer summons regarding the looting of Marange diamonds.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Shack Dweller Movement’s KZN Leader ‘Assassinated’

[News24Wire] Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers movement that began in Durban, is reeling from the apparent assassination of one of its leaders in the city on Tuesday night.

[News24Wire] Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers movement that began in Durban, is reeling from the apparent assassination of one of its leaders in the city on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Khupe Faction Hits Out At Chamisa’s ‘Violent, Vulgar’ Youths

[The Herald] The Dr Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T has blasted a rival faction led by Nelson Chamisa for their violent behaviour and vulgar insults aimed at their leader outside the Supreme Court yesterday. The rowdy supporters of the Chamisa-led MDC-T fact…

[The Herald] The Dr Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T has blasted a rival faction led by Nelson Chamisa for their violent behaviour and vulgar insults aimed at their leader outside the Supreme Court yesterday. The rowdy supporters of the Chamisa-led MDC-T faction hurled insults and threatened to manhandle Dr Khupe outside the Supreme Court following a hearing into their dispute of the ownership of the party's name.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Deaths Feared As Suicide Bomber Targets Govt Soldiers Near Mogadishu

[Dalsan Radio] Somali militant group Alshabaab has claimed it killed 10 government soldiers in a suicide bombing near Afgoye town some 30km from the capital Mogadishu.

[Dalsan Radio] Somali militant group Alshabaab has claimed it killed 10 government soldiers in a suicide bombing near Afgoye town some 30km from the capital Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UAE, Djibouti Send Rescue And Medical Team to Cyclone Hit Somaliland

[Dalsan Radio] The United Arab Emirates and Djibouti became the first countries to respond in the wake of the tropical cyclone Sagar that has hit the Awdal region of Somaliland.

[Dalsan Radio] The United Arab Emirates and Djibouti became the first countries to respond in the wake of the tropical cyclone Sagar that has hit the Awdal region of Somaliland.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

Opposition Party Renews Boycott of Sudan 2020 Elections

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Communist Party renewed its refusal to participate in the elections of 2020. In the beginning of May, several parties announced they would boycott the Sudan elections in 2020.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Communist Party renewed its refusal to participate in the elections of 2020. In the beginning of May, several parties announced they would boycott the Sudan elections in 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Khartoum Cooking Gas Shortage – Warehouses Witness Long Queues

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A lack of cooking gas led to long lines of people waiting for a refill of their cooking gas cylinders at a warehouse in the Sudanese capital Khartoum during the weekend.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A lack of cooking gas led to long lines of people waiting for a refill of their cooking gas cylinders at a warehouse in the Sudanese capital Khartoum during the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan