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[The Conversation Africa] At the end of 2017, the world watched with keen interest as President Robert Mugabe was deposed after 37 years of ruinous rule, and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, who promised "a new democracy".

[The Conversation Africa] At the end of 2017, the world watched with keen interest as President Robert Mugabe was deposed after 37 years of ruinous rule, and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, who promised "a new democracy".

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Official opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) has initiated a strategy against Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille called the "Let's Talk Campaign", using pamphlets detailing the party's reasons for taking legal action against her, IOL reports.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -All that glitters is not gold. This is so true when we thought Wololo hitmaker Babes Wodumo and Big Nuz lead singer Mampintsha's relationship was #baegoals.

[Lesotho Times] The government says the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) command will deal decisively with indiscipline within the ranks of the LDF.

[Guardian] Enugu, Awka, Onitsha, Kaduna -Political, religious and traditional leaders from the southern part of the country gathered in Awka, the Anambra State capital, yesterday, calling for a restructuring of the federation.They attributed the pockets of agitations across the country to a faulty federal structure, which they said has placed some ethnic groups at the mercy of others.

[Vanguard] During the first week of testimony in the trial of 16 members of a mostly female network of Nigerian human traffickers operating forced prostitution rings in France, the judge asked plaintiffs what they hoped would result from the case.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa tossed a US$2,000 bribe into the hands of a Renamo bandit who had pointed an AK rifle on his head during his famous escape from then President Robert Mugabe in November last year.

[New Zimbabwe] FINANCE Minister Patrick Chinamasa who was demoted by Robert Mugabe through a mini cabinet reshuffle in October last year says he feels sorry for his former boss as his wife Grace took advantage of former president's old age.

[News24Wire] Eleven objective facts sealed the fate of convicted murderer Henri van Breda.

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai handed down his judgment in the Western Cape High Court on Monday, convicting Henri van Breda of three counts of murder, one of attempted murder and one of defeating the ends of justice.

[News24Wire] The Presidency has agreed to abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on the state's provision of legal assistance to former president Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] Supersport and Multichoice said on Monday they believed there was "no racism" at play or animosity between Ashwin Willemse, Naas Botha and Nick Mallet after being locked in "robust discussions" for most of Monday.

[Deutsche Welle] With the newly approved constitution in Burundi, President Nkurunziza can rule until 2034, joining a club of dictators in Africa.

[NEWS] From all indications, President George Manneh Weah is ready to flex his muscles against any official who will engage in act that is unacceptable to him irrespective of how closed that person is to him.

[News24Wire] Henri van Breda has been found guilty on all counts in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

[Observer] The British Government's issuance of a "terrorist attack" alert on Liberia has sent the Liberian media into virtual overdrive, driven by an anxious public in search of answers to ease their growing concerns and apprehension about the consequences of such an attack.

[Norwegian Refugee Council] 20,000 people were affected by flooding in Djibouti, more than 10,000 people were displaced in Somaliland, and homes and fishing boats were destroyed in Puntland.

[New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah has told a gathering of government officials and partners in the port city of Buchanan that his administration is ready to act on the Global Witness report, which alleges corruption into the purchase of the Oil Block 13 by Exxon Mobil.

[WHO] The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the support of WHO and partners, is preparing to vaccinate high risk populations against Ebola virus disease (EVD) in affected health zones.

[allAfrica] Less then a month after taking office as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo spoke by telephone last week to four African leaders.

[Reporter] Country manager had received death threats

[VOA] Two months ago, Kote Adi fled Moyale, Ethiopia, after government soldiers there opened fire on civilians, killing at least nine. Kote and his pregnant wife found shelter in a tent in northeastern Kenya's Dambala Fachana refugee camp, but weeks of heavy rain have displaced them again.

[VOA] He is a former refugee, a Muslim, and now the first Somali-British mayor, the youngest ever Lord Mayor for Sheffield city in the United Kingdom.

[VOA] Each morning, fishermen in the northern Somali port city of Bosaso pull in their catch of tuna, marlin, and more.

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said he will proclaim the date for this year's general elections in two weeks' time.

[Monitor] After three days in the hands of South Sudan armed group, Acholi Cultural Institution premier Ambrose Olaa and eight others regained their freedom on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court is on Monday expected to deliver judgment in the case of triple murder accused Henri van Breda.

[News24Wire] A food fair at a Cape Town school was called off on Saturday after children, suspected to be drunk, were found passed out on the pavement and in taxis by law enforcement officers.

[Deutsche Welle] People in two of northeastern Nigeria's six states say militants with ties to Boko Haram are still in control of areas despite the federal government's unwavering stance that it has defeated the Jihadist militant group.

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