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Zimbabwe:Thousands March Against Mugabes - [New Zimbabwe] BLACKS, whites, the old and the young have all came together in Harare this Saturday morning braving the chill weather and speaking one language - President Robert Mugabe must go.
Nigeria:Committee to Probe Death of Girls, Women in Mediterranean Sea - [Premium Times] The federal government has set up a ministerial committee to examine the circumstances surrounding the death of 26 teenage Nigerian migrant girls found dead in the Mediterranean early November.
Zimbabwe:All Makings of a Blockbuster in Mugabe Standoff With Military - [CAJ News] Harare -EVENTS in Zimbabwe over the past few days read like a script taken straight from a blockbuster movie with suspense, tragedy and comedy.
Nigeria:Six Killed in Maiduguri Suicide Attacks - Police - [Premium Times] Police in Borno State said at least six person, including four suicide bombers, died during an apparently coordinated suicide attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri on Saturday.
Zimbabwe:'Mugabe Likely to Go Gracefully, Mnangagwa Unlikely to Stay Long' – Former U.S. Diplomat - [allAfrica] Herman J. Cohen was the first President George Bush's top Africa diplomat, serving as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1989 to 1993.
Nigeria:Former Senate President Pius Anyim to Remain in Custody - [Premium Times] A former Senate President, Pius Anyim, will most likely spend Friday night in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.
South Africa:Heavily Armed Men Gun Down Five People in Shopping Complex - [News24Wire] A group of heavily armed gunmen shot and killed five people and injured two more when they stormed the Vulindlela shopping complex in KwaDlangezwa near Empangeni on Friday evening.
South Africa:Granting Mugabe Asylum Is a Hot Potato - [News24Wire] With pressure mounting against President Robert Mugabe to step down, the issue of where he would seek asylum has become a hotly contested issue, with many saying South Africa is the obvious choice.
Kenya:Raila Odinga Back in Kenya From U.S. Amid Chaos in Nairobi - [East African] Kenya police used teargas to disperse Raila Odinga's supporters who had gathered along Mombasa Road in the capital Nairobi to welcome him back to the country Friday.
Zimbabwe:The Tricky Business of Removing Robert Gabriel Mugabe - [East African] The military on Friday changed tack in its determination to remove Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from office after he firmly resisted any deal that would prematurely end his leadership of the ruling Zanu-PF party and the country.
Cameroon:Fire Ravages Cameroon Parliament - [East African] A fire destroyed the administration and finance offices of the main building of Cameroon's parliament overnight in Yaoundé, officials said on Friday.
Nigeria:Missing Journalist Found Dead - [Daily Trust] Awka -A photo journalist in Anambra State, Ikechukwu Onubogu, has been found dead four days after he was declared missing by members of his family.
Zimbabwe:Who Will Rule Next? Mnangagwa? Sekeramayi? - [African Arguments] Many in Zimbabwe and beyond are talking about the events of the past 48 hours as if it marks the start of a profound political transformation. This is misjudged.
Nigeria:Anambra Election - Obiano 'Breaches' Electoral Law, Addresses Voters At Polling Centre - [Premium Times] Incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, came under attacks Saturday after addressing his supporters at a polling unit, with activists accusing him of violating the Electoral Act.
Nigeria:Four Parties Do Battle in Anambra State Governorship Elections - [Premium Times] Today's election in Anambra will go down as one of the most anticipated governorship elections in the history of Nigeria.
Africa:The World Is Losing the Battle Against Child Labour - [IPS] Buenos Aires -The IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour, which drew nearly 2000 delegates from 190 countries to the Argentine capital, left many declarations of good intentions but nothing to celebrate.
Kenya:Kenya Airways Costs Cut Help Narrow Half-Year Loss to U.S.$37 Million - [East African] Kenya Airways has narrowed its half-year net loss to Ksh3.8 billion ($36.7 million) compared to Ksh4.8 billion ($46.2 million) for a similar period in 2016, on reduced costs.
Rwanda:Rwanda Now Offers Visa On Arrival for All - [East African] Rwanda has announced a new visa regime that allows travellers from across the world to be issued a 30-day visa on arrival in Kigali, beginning January 1, 2018.
Africa:Mogae Chairs African of the Year Prize Committee - [Daily Trust] A former President of Botswana, Festus G. Mogae has formally assumed the Chair of the Prize Committee for African of the Year award.
Southern Africa:'Mugabe No Longer Has Regional Backing' - [News24Wire] Botswana's President Ian Khama has told his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe to step down as he no longer has any regional support to cling on to power, says a report.
Zimbabwe:Call for Peace, Stability and Respect for the Sanctity of Human Life - [Kubatana.net] The National Association of Non Governmental Organisations (NANGO), the umbrella body of NGOs operating in Zimbabwe, notes with concern the current political developments in the nation, which impacts on the peace and stability of the country. We call on all stakeholders to remain focused, composed and guided by the Constitution. Zimbabweans are a peace-loving people, a heritage that we cherish.
Zimbabwe:Ruling Party Turns Against Mugabe, Grace - [The Herald] EIGHT out of 10 Zanu-PF provinces yesterday held Provincial Coordination Committee meetings that resolved to call for the resignation of First Secretary and President Cde Robert Mugabe failing which he should recalled from Government for reasons of incapacitation and losing control of the party to his wife, Dr Grace Mugabe.
Zimbabwe:Be Vigilant, Patriotic - Defence Minister Sekeremayi to Army - [The Herald] The country's defence forces must remain vigilant and patriotic because there are elements bent on reversing the gains of the liberation struggle, Defence Minister Dr Sydney Sekeremayi has said.
Zimbabwe:Army Gives Permission for Big Anti-Mugabe Rally - [The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) and the Zimbabwe Republic Police yesterday cleared a rally by citizens across the political divide led by the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans' Association against President Mugabe's continued stay in office as they urged the public to be peaceful and orderly.
Nigeria:‎#AnambraDecides2017 - Ipob Attributes Low Turn Out to Boycott Order - [Premium Times] The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has commended the people of Anambra State for supposedly heeding it's call to boycott today's governorship election in the state.
Nigeria:Anambra Election - Drama As Corps Members Demand Feeding Allowance Before Work - [Premium Times] The corps members insisted that they would not depart for the day's job if their feeding allowances were not paid. Nkpor RAC, Idemili North LGA
Nigeria:2019 - Group Declares Support for Atiku - [Premium Times] A group known as the Concerned Citizens for Atiku, CC4A, has declared support for a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, to run for president in 2019.
Zimbabwe:NUMSA Slams 'Ugly Military Coup' in Zim, but Says Doesn't Back Mugabe - [News24Wire] The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned what it described as "a coup" against President Robert Mugabe's government in Zimbabwe.
Nigeria:Ishaku Vows to Bring Perpetrators of Last Mambilla Upheaval to Book - [Guardian] Jalingo -Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has reiterated his readiness to bring to book perpetrators of the last upheaval in Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Council between the Fulani and Mambillas in June this year, which led to wanton destruction of lives and properties.
Zimbabwe:Opposition Leader Dumiso Dabengwa - Mugabe Must Vacate Presidency - [Deutsche Welle] Things must not 'go back to normal' after this week's events in Harare, says ZAPU opposition party leader Dumiso Dabengwa. DW correspondent Victoria Schneider spoke to the former interior minister in Johannesburg.
BBC News - Africa

BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe crowds rejoice as they demand end to Mugabe rule - Pressure grows on President Mugabe to stand aside, with crowds marching on his office and residence.
Libya migrant 'slave market' footage sparks outrage - The African Union voices anger after a CNN report appears to show African men being sold at auction.
Azzedine Alaïa: Popular Tunisian couturier dies aged 77 - The fashion world mourns a designer whose clients included Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Michelle Obama.
Kenya election: Five dead as Raila Odinga returns home - Police say violent mob stoned victims to death, but reports say at least two bodies were riddled with bullet holes.
Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold - The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.
Fire rips through Cameroon parliament - An investigation is under way into the blaze which began in the capital, Yaoundé, in the early hours of this morning.
Respect your elders: Why cultural norms benefit Mugabe - Why political veterans like Robert Mugabe still command the respect and goodwill of their opponents.
Robert and Grace Mugabe: What next for Zimbabwe? - We look at some of the options for Zimbabwe, its president, and his wife after the military takeover
Debunking Zimbabwe's fake news - Reality Check looks at the fake news shared online after the military takeover in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe: 'Freedom has finally come to Zimbabwe' - There is widespread jubilation in the capital Harare, as people take to the streets calling on President Mugabe to stand down.
Zimbabwe crisis: 'People sense Robert Mugabe is gone' - Protests turn to celebrations on the streets of Zimbabwe's capital Harare.
Zimbabwe crisis: Who is Grace Mugabe? - Zimbabwe's first lady, or "Gucci Grace" to some, was tipped to be the country's next president.
Gamer predicts that eSports is going to be 'bigger than soccer' - A day in the life of Travis "Castaway" Waters, the South African who gets paid to play video games.
Zimbabwe's Mugabe: Leaders come and gone - World leaders Robert Mugabe has seen come and go since he began his presidency 30 years ago.
Who's the 'crocodile' and is he behind Zimbabwe military takeover? - Is Zimbabwe's former vice president, also known as the "crocodile" behind the military takeover?
Kenya name Paul Put as new coach of Harambee Stars - Kenya's Football Federation confirm the appointment of Belgian Paul Put as the new head coach of the Harambee Stars.
'That is amazing!' - ex-Afoty winner Kanu stuns Chelsea - Archive footage of former African Footballer of the Year Nwankwo Kanu scoring a superb hat-trick for Arsenal against Chelsea in 1999.
African Footballer of the Year - meet the five contenders - Find out more about the five contenders - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah.
Anne Soy: Freedom frenzy grips Zimbabwe - The BBC's Anne Soy meets jubilant Zimbabweans hoping for change after the army takeover.
Catherine Byaruhanga: Inside Uganda's abandoned hospitals - The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga finds abandoned hospitals and desperate patients in Uganda.
Tamasin Ford: Cracking Liberia's 'grass ceiling' - Meet the 10-year-old girl in Liberia who is helping to change the perception that football is for men and wants to be "like the great Marta".
Holiday home - The 2CV is a vintage French car. But it is the car of choice for taxi drivers in the African island of Madagascar.
Photo of butchered rhino wins top award - A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Wrecked lives of Kasai - Violent clashes between government and rebel forces has led to huge civilian displacement.
Food security - Helping communities feed themselves during political and environmental instability.
One month after the mudslide - One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Where 'spirits' come to life - Egungun - the festival where "spirits" come to life. Photographs by Charlie Northcott & Joshua Akinyemi.
Surviving Sierra Leone's mudslide - Five survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide give harrowing accounts of their loss and how they escaped death.
Joseph Warungu: Ghana's street lawyers - Joseph Warungu marvels at how legal services are offered on Ghana's streets.
Elizabeth Ohene: Cultural colonialism - Journalist Elizabeth Ohene argues that African identities remain in thrall to the continent's colonial past.
Yousra Elbagir: Why #MeToo won't work in Sudan - Journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at why the #MeToo hashtag was not widely used in Sudan.
Mannir Dan Ali: Why Nigeria is struggling to educate its children - Why is Africa's most populous country struggling to educate its children?
1 to 231 million - The statistics that explain how things have got so bad in Zimbabwe.
Africa's top shots: 10-16 November 2017 - A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Power cut - Where do world leaders go when they're cast out of power and need to find a safe haven fast?
Next generation - The shortlist for the 2017 BBC African Footballer of the Year is a blend of youth and experience, but who might follow in their footsteps in future years?
Five things - Five things you need to know about the background to Zimbabwe's political crisis.
Nomad footballers - How an intrepid band of African footballers are achieving their footballing goals in some of the sport's most remote outposts.
'Yes sir, thank you madam' - Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene looks at how parenting styles in Ghana compares to those in the US.
Trapped maids - Tanzanian women travel to Oman to become maids and get trapped with abusive employers.
University founder - University founder in Ghana wins major international education award.
Visibility poor - A shortage of weather data is holding back many African economies. Some start-ups are changing this.