news From All Africa
- Southern Africa: Big Guns Light Up Soccer Quarter-Finals
[Cosafa] With the first round group stage now a thing of the past, the COSAFA Cup 2015 enters the group stage on Sunday with two fascinating clashes to herald in the knockout phase of the competition.
- Ethiopia: Ruling Party on Track to Win As Polls Open
[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopians head to the polls on Sunday, with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn likely to stay in office as successor to the late Meles Zenawi. Rights groups say polling is unlikely to be free or fair.
- Mozambique: Policemen Involved in Crime 'Deprive Me of Sleep' – Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Friday that corruption inside the police force gives him sleepless nights.
- Zimbabwe: Boycott Poll and We Still Rule, VP Tells Tsvangirai
[New Zimbabwe] VICE President Emmerson has challenged the opposition MDC-T party to stick with its boycott of elections so that his Zanu PF can continue to rule the country alone.
- Zimbabwe: Gumede Appeals to Bosso Fans Over Mnangagwa
[New Zimbabwe] HIGHLANDERS CEO Ndumiso Gumede has appealed for calm among the club’s restless fans griping over Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s impending visit to the football club.
- Zimbabwe: Nothing to Celebrate On Africa Day for, Say Human Rights Lawyers
[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) says locals have little to celebrate during the annual Africa Day celebrations this Monday in a country where citizens are still under siege from a brutal state.
- Africa: Renard Steps Down As Ivory Coast Coach
[CAF] Frenchman Herve Renard has stepped down as coach of his Africa Cup of Nations winners Ivory Coast, according to official sources on Friday.
- Ethiopia: Ethiopian Polls Just a 'Show' Says Opposition
[RFI] More than 36 million people in Ethiopia have registered to vote for the upcoming elections on Sunday, but opposition leaders say it will be more important to watch the country in the aftermath of the polls. Some 57 opposition parties are running for 547 parliamentary seats, with the ruling EPRDF party slated to take almost all positions, including Hailemariam Desalegn as premier.
- Zimbabwe: Bulawayo City Pubs Turned Into 'Sex Paradises'
[New Zimbabwe] ABANDONED Bulawayo City council beer halls have been turned into sex rendezvous with sex workers using them for “short times”, residents have complained.
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