Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa won an election Friday with just over 50 percent of the ballots as the ruling party… . ZANU-PF supporters celebrate the victory of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the conference center where the results were announced, in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday Aug. 3, 2018.
The South African government will not appeal a South Gauteng High Court judgment that ruled the decision to grant former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity was “an error of law”. “We have studied the judgment and came to the conclusion that we will not appeal,” Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu said at a briefing on international affairs on Thursday.
With Barack Obama's press release Wednesday of 81 Democratic candidates he is endorsing for election this fall, observers of the 44th President expect he will hit the campaign trail for them soon after Labor Day. Having remained almost completely silent on issues since leaving the presidency last year, Obama's message on the stump and long-awaited response to President Donald Trump's frequent jabs are anxiously awaited by Democrats and the liberal press.
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