[News24Wire] The panic that emerged after Day Zero was announced was instrumental in getting Capetonians to cut water consumption substantially – but a water-saving programme driven by fear is not sustainable.
[Nation] Ministers in charge of implementing the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan have until September to conclude financing agreements for construction of Standard Gauge Railway in the region.
[VOA] Washington -Washington – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the Trump administration’s travel restrictions on citizens from five Muslim countries, handing President Donald Trump a victory in enforcing one of his most controversial policies.
[Nation] Kenyan fishermen on Migingo Island have protested Uganda’s forcible closure of the first and only Kenyan kindergarten on the island.
[GroundUp] The housing shortage has come to a head this year with a massive increase in land occupations. For example in Cape Town in 2017 the Anti-Land Invasion Unit removed 15,000 “illegal structures”. Just in the first four months of 2018 this number is already 26,000.
[Nation] On February 5, ivory trade investigator Esmond Bradley Martin’s body was found in his Karen home with stab wounds.
[Nation] Sugar prices in western Kenya have shot up by Sh10 and Sh20 per kilo in the last two days.
[Ethiopian Herald] Addis Abeba -The high-level Eritrean delegation composed of three persons arrived this afternoon in Addis Ababa accepting Ethiopia’s call to normalize relationship.
[Reporter] Almost twenty years under “no war, no peace” situation, the subsequent governments of Ethiopia and Eritrea are finally coming to the negotiation table to resolve their difference and implement the longstanding Algiers Agreement that has put a stop to the 1998-2000 boarder clash.
[Premium Times] Nigerian authorities are issuing warnings about planned attacks on viewing centres across the country, charging security personnel to be vigilant throughout the month-long World Cup.