[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's opponents have roundly slammed his wife Grace's penchant for splurging on expensive jewelry at a time the majority poor are going hungry while hospitals have been forced to run without basic medicines.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has described as "misleading and inaccurate" a report that it agreed to pay $79 million commission as part of conditions for the reparation of $321 million Abacha loot from the Swiss government.
[Deutsche Welle] After two failed bids, Nana Akufo-Addo has managed to clinch Ghana's presidency. He had long been seen as an aloof elitist but now many Ghanaians hope the 72-year-old will be the one to fix the economy and create jobs.
[Nation] The number of people who died on Saturday evening when a truck carrying inflammable substances rammed into several vehicles before bursting into flames near Karai on the Nairobi-Naivasha Highway has increased to 40, deputy county commissioner Isaac Masinde has said.