[The Conversation Africa] By hosting the Indian Ocean Island Games this week, Mauritius has an opportunity to showcase its colours to the region, and to some extent, to the global community.
[The Conversation Africa] In recent times, Guinea-Bissau has made promising political gains despite a long history of coups.
[The Conversation Africa] Woody plant species have been deliberately introduced into many arid and semi-arid regions across the world as they can help combat desertification and provide resources – like fuelwood – to the rural poor. But some of these alien trees and shrubs have become invasive, having devastating effects on other species as well as people.
[VOA] The health ministry of Democratic Republic of Congo said Monday two community health workers engaged in Ebola prevention have been killed in the eastern North Kivu province. The ministry said the workers had been receiving death threats for months.
[RFI] One protester was reportedly killed with a bullet to the head and seven others are in critical condition after paramilitary forces in the eastern state of Sennar, Sudan, fired on demonstrators on Sunday, the opposition group Sudan Doctors’ Committee said in a statement.
[News24Wire] The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) says its appeal to the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) to have Black First Land First (BLF) deregistered as a political party has been successful.
[New Era] Windhoek -The United Nations called on the youth from around the world to apply to participate in the United Nations Youth Climate Summit.
[Lesotho Times] The High Court will today hear a case in which ABC leader and Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and deputy secretary general Nkaku Kabi are seeking to block the holding of a special conference by a rival faction led by deputy leader Professor Nqosa Mahao.
[263Chat] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sworn in former Harare West legislator and a member of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Jessie Majome as one of Commissioner for the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC).
[New Zimbabwe] Government’s push to privatise loss making parastatals has moved a notch up after putting the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) up for sale.