Zambia’s Lungu Says He’s No Dictator And Doesn’t Want To Be One, But He’s Turning Into A Mugabe Very Fast

Lungu took advantage of a fire at a popular Lusaka market to declare a state of emergency, that gives him power to suspend Parliament, restrict freedom of movement, and impose a curfew.

Al-Shabaab Attacks, A Minister Dies, Opposition Leader Taken Ill, An Upset President: The Rocky Road To Kenya’s Elections

Last Friday night, nine people were beheaded in a village in the Kenyan coastal county of Lamu, in the latest of a slew of attacks allegedly carried out by jihadist militants.