Zimbabwe:Sekeramayi Chides Chamisa for Rejecting Mnangagwa Victory

Aug. 14, 2018, 10:30 a.m. [New Zimbabwe] Former Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi, who came within weeks of being declared successor by then President Robert Mugabe, on Monday castigated MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa for challenging his defeat to Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zanu PF in the just ended elections. more

Zimbabwe:Land Reform Will Not Be Reversed - Mnangagwa

Aug. 14, 2018, 10:26 a.m. [New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's president-elect, Emmerson Mnangagwa has maintained his new government will not reverse the country's land reform process which saw the Zanu PF led administration seize tracts of white owned arable land for redistribution to black locals in the past 18 years. more

Malawi:Has VP Chilima Joined Opposition Alliance for 2019 Polls?

Aug. 14, 2018, 10:25 a.m. [Nyasa Times] Vice-President Saulos Chilima who is leading a new political sensation, United Transformation Movement(UTM) has been persuaded to unite with at least nine opposition parties have so far shown interest in the electoral alliance as the 2019 Tripartite Elections are drawing closer. more

Zimbabwe:National Youth Games Postponed Due to Typhoid Outbreak

Aug. 14, 2018, 10:23 a.m. [New Zimbabwe] The 2018 edition of the National Youth and Paralympic Games which were set to begin on Wednesday in Gweru have been postponed to a date yet to be announced due to a typhoid outbreak that has so far claimed five lives in the Midlands capital. more

Nigeria:Teen Girls' App May Save Nigerians From Fake Drugs

Aug. 14, 2018, 9:37 a.m. [Nigeria Health Watch] Save a Soul, a team of five students from the Regina Pacis Secondary School Onitsha in Anambra State, won a place in this year's global finals of the Technovation Challenge in Silicon Valley, California, USA. more

Ethiopia:Security Forces Kill 37, Wound 44 in East Hararghe, Oromia Region

Aug. 14, 2018, 9:28 a.m. [Addis Standard] The number of people killed after attack by the Liyu police in at least three separate localities in Eastern Hararghe zone of the Oromia regional state has climbed to 37, according to Tizita Abay, communication officer of the Mayu Muluke Wereda where more than 30 of the causalities were from. more