The StandardBattle over President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election heads back to the Supreme CourtThe StandardThe Supreme Court will once again be the theatre where the legal battle over the presidential election standoff between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga plays out. Thursday, Jubilee Party filed a pre-emptive petition seeking …Elections exhaust Kenya, where democracy is challengedNews24Uhuru Kenyatta's hollow victoryThe EconomistIN-DEPTH: Kenya's problematic pollFinancial MailXinhua -RFI -The BucknellianRead More →

CNNUS pledges to help fund Africa counterterrorism task forceCNN(CNN) The Trump administration is considering providing up to $60 million to a five-nation counterterrorism task force in the Sahel region of Africa, several weeks after a deadly firefight drew public attention to the US military's presence there …Niger is on the front lines of the war against terrorismThe HillUN chief urges Security Council to 'be ambitious' in supporting Read More →

Times LIVEZuma and other Top Six leaders slated for failing to unite ANC in KZNTimes LIVEFormer KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu has criticised President Jacob Zuma and the other ANC Top Six leaders for failing to intervene decisively in the leadership dispute which is tearing the organisation apart in the province. He said when the ANC …MEC's desire to exclude other races is clearly unconstitutionalIndependent OnlinePursuit of personal interests will cause demise of ANC: MchunuSouth African Broadcasting Corporationall 5 news articles »Read More →

South African Broadcasting CorporationWestern Cape to tackle farm murdersSouth African Broadcasting CorporationAfriForum and the Western Cape Department of Community Safety are on Sunday expected to announce a joint plan on the protection of farms in the country. This comes a day before a planned gathering of farmers on the N1 near Stellenbosch to protest …#FarmMurders: Slaughtering the breeder of the golden gooseIndependent Onlineall 7 news articlesRead More →

Ghana News AgencySpeaker directs probe into shabby treatment of visa applicantsGhana News AgencyAccra, Oct. 25, GNA – The Speaker of Parliament, Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye has directed Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs to collaborate with his office to enquire into the shabby treatment meted out to visa applicants by some Embassies in Ghana.Okudzeto Ablakwa deplores treatment of Ghanaian visa applicantsMyjoyonline.comall 3 news articles »Read More →

ReutersFrom Mugabe to Wonder Woman: when goodwill ambassadors go badReutersLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – First, Wonder Woman fell from grace, lambasted for her curves. Next, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe lost his honorary status as a goodwill ambassador, deemed more strongman than beacon of U.N. hope.Another week, another scandal at the United NationsWashington PostZimbabwe's sick hospitals fuel anger over Mugabe WHO roleOman TribuneWHO reverses decision to elect Robert Mugabe as ambassadorNew ScientistNews24 -Eyewitness News -Frost Illustrated -Trail Timesall 50 newsRead More →

Eyewitness NewsReports: Russian delegation met with Zuma before Cabinet reshuffleEyewitness NewsThe 'Sunday Times' is reporting that the instruction given to Zuma from this so-called top team is that he speed up and conclude a multibillion dollar nuclear deal with the Russians. Russian president, Vladimir Putin and President Jacob Zuma. Picture …Cosatu and SACP, it's time to walk the unity talkIndependent OnlineThis is how Nzimande knew Read More →

The Eagle OnlineLiberia's news magazine: Pastor TB Joshua to influence outcome of presidential pollThe Eagle OnlineA leading online news magazine in Liberia, Front Page Africa, is reporting that Nigerian pastor, T. B. Joshua, has a major role to play in who emerges the country's president. The first round of election in Liberia did not end conclusively as two …Despondency in Kenya as Liberia heads to presidential election runoffDaily NationLiberia “A Priority Country” on Western Foreign Policy AgendaGlobal News Networkall 4 news articles »Read More →

News24Save SA's Pityana sceptical about ANC's ability to self-correctNews24Cape Town – The ANC will probably reproduce "varying shades of the same leadership that has plunged the organisation into its worst crisis in its history" at its upcoming elective conference, warned Save South Africa convenor Sipho Pityana. Delivering …Can our constitutional democracy be sustained?PoliticswebSouth Africa's Zuma Shows How to Rule By Creating Read More →

News24Sisulu: 'I didn't question Mantashe's struggle credentials'News24Johannesburg – ANC presidential hopeful Lindiwe Sisulu has dismissed reports of an "orchestrated dirty tricks campaign" that she questioned party secretary general Gwede Mantashe's struggle credentials. "Comrade Lindiwe did not at any point make …Ramaphosa must follow Zuma – that's just the way it is, says MantasheMail & GuardianMantashe throws down the gauntlet over CyrilIndependent OnlineOPINION: Sisulu's comments motivated by personal ambitionSowetanLIVEAllAfrica.com -CXpress -Citizenall 11 news Read More →

The WhistlerObasanjo To Buhari, Negotiate With Kanu Before It's Too LateThe WhistlerPresident Muhammadu Buhari must reach out to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), before it gets too late, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned. “I don't see anything wrong in that [Buhari meeting with Kanu]. I would …IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu's lawyer writes UNPremium TimesOpinion: IPOB Terrorists, Baseless Hate For Buhari And Sentiments Of Ndị Igbo, By Chukwuemerie UduchukwuSaharaReporters.comSouth East governors proscribe Kanu-led IPOBDaily TrustThe EagleRead More →

Voice of AmericaGhana Launches Free High School EducationVoice of AmericaEducation at the secondary high school level is now free in Ghana. President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the launch of the program Tuesday, calling it a necessary investment in the nation's future workforce. The response was enthusiastic, with parents …Investing for future generations through free educationMyjoyonline.comall 6 news articles »Read More →

TODAY.NGMama Taraba finally speaks on El-Rufai's 'involvement' in Chibok girls' saga, Boko HaramDaily Post NigeriaNigeria's Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan has said that the statement attributed to her on the involvement of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, in the kidnap of over 200 Chibok school girls in 2014, is false. Her spokesperson, Dantsoho …Senator Aisha, El-Rufai and Chibok girlsTODAY.NGMama Taraba Denies Accusing El-Rufai Of Knowing About Chibok Girls' Kidnap, Mismanaging N12mSaharaReporters.comI didn't accuse El-Rufai of…Read More →

Financial TimesKenya's election commission meets to end feuding over pollFinancial TimesKenya's electoral commission on Sunday began a three-day emergency meeting to end an escalating civil war over who was to blame for the Supreme Court nullifying last month's presidential election. The dispute within the agency over Read More →

Business InsiderUN urges Togo to respond to people's 'legitimate expectations'Business InsiderLOME (Reuters) – The U.N. envoy to West Africa urged Togo to respond to people's "legitimate expectations" as police clashed with protesters demanding an end to the 50-year ruling family dynasty for a third day on Friday. Envoy Mohamed Ibn Chambas also …Disputed results and demos Read More →

Eyewitness NewsMugabe: Zim economy recovering despite currency woesEyewitness NewsWithout giving details, President Mugabe told a meeting of the ruling Zanu-PF's Soviet-style central committee that the former British colony was on the way to regaining its status. FILE: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe. Picture: GCIS. Zimbabwe …Zimbabwe's Mugabe predicts victory for his ruling party in next year's pollsXinhuaZimbabwe to start compiling new voter register next weekChannel NewsAsiaMantashe reacted stupidly – Robert MugabePoliticswebThe Zimbabwe Mail -Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) -Zimbabwe Independent -Nehanda Radioall 20 news articles »Read More →

The StandardOpinion: It's time to take action against Moses KuriaThe StandardGatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria is the embodiment of irresponsible and inflammatory talk at political rallies and his object of attack is invariably Opposition leader Raila Odinga, with whom he has never been able to see eye to eye.Moses Kuria's inflammatory and war rhetoric against RailaKDRTVall 5 news articles »Read More →

The African ExponentDid Nelson Mandela Sell Out the Black South Africans?The African ExponentNelson Mandela failed the black South Africans economically as the South African economy is still in the hands of the whites, while the blacks are wallowing in poverty and misery. Until recently, this question had always been a subject of taboo in …Time for values-driven leadership in South AfricaMoneyweb.co.zaMugabe's lies about Mandela Read More →

The StandardVoter in bid to stop swearing in of Gladys Wanga, Gathoni wa MuchombaThe StandardA voter has gone to court, seeking orders to stop the swearing in of the Kiambu and Homa Bay county woman representatives. ALSO READ: 12th Parliament owes it to Kenyans to put country first. Anthony Njuguna filed an application Wednesday under a …Do not take the MP salary raise baitDaily NationKenya: Man Sues Two Woman Reps Over Pay RaiseRead More →

Eyewitness NewsDA launches petition calling for 'early emergency election'Eyewitness NewsThe DA says its failed Motion of No Confidence in President Zuma earlier this month showed most ANC MPs would do anything to protect a corrupt leader. FILE: DA spokesperson Phumzile van Damme. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Democratic Alliance …The origins, meaning and likely consequences of RETPoliticswebZuma's legal woes can't be ignoredNews24DA launches petition calling for early emergency electionsTimes LIVEall 7 news articles »Read More →