Sierra Leone's opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio has won the presidential run-off. The People's Party presidential candidate won 51.81 percent of votes cast in the March 31 poll. His challenger, Samura Kamara, a former foreign affairs minister garnered 48.19 percent.
Early hours of 15th November 2017, Zimbabwe Defence Forces spokesperson Sibusiso Moyo announced the military takeover. He said they were after people around President Robert Gabriel Mugabe who had caused "Social & Economic suffering" to bring them to justice. Currently in Zimbabwe the Army is in control of certain streets in the capital as well as the state run broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0KSViTXlmk
Harare - The rift between Rival factions belonging to Zimbabwe’s biggest opposition political party, Movement for Democratic Change - Tsvangirai (MDC - T ), has widened after a High Court ruled that the two formations can use the same name in campaigning for 2018 elections slated for later this year. Meanwhile, the ruling ZANU PF with its so-called new dispensation approach is capitalizing on the chaos moving on by inclusion of other ethnic communities and disgruntled opposition supporters.