[ENOUGH] Today, the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution to renew the South Sudan sanctions regime and for an arms embargo until May 31, 2019
[Monitor] President Museveni has urged the United Kingdom to drop sanctions on South Sudan because they will not help to resolve the challenges the world’s youngest nation is facing.
[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea starting from July 17, 2018, with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787.
[Nairobi News] Former US President Barack Obama says he is looking forward to his fourth visit to his ancestral home in Kenya.
[Deutsche Welle] As the first PhD holder from his village, Tanzanian historian Herbert Ndomba feels that he has a duty to study his community’s history. African history, he thinks, should be rewritten from an African perspective.
[East African] Today, East Africa has a number of modelling agencies, supplying both female and male models for all sorts of creative commercial work from runway fashion shows to music video shoots.
[The Conversation Africa] A meteorite has been recovered from a remote area of Botswana. The event is one of a kind as the meteor was identified before entering the atmosphere, and its fall and retrieval documented. It’s only the second time this has happened.
[Guardian] A few weeks back, I took a trip to Maputo, Mozambique. I was so excited and I spent a couple of days touring my new destination and getting to explore not just the culture, but also the food. I believe the best way to really immerse yourself in a culture is not just to visit their attractions, or hear their history but also to eat their food; then you would have had a full experience.
[Africa Portal] President Emmerson Mnangagwa literally looms large above the bustling streets of Harare: his smiling face beams down from giant billboards all over the city.
[Monitor] Five concerned citizens and a technological company; Cyber law Initiative have petitioned the Constitutional Court to order for an annulment of the new social media tax which took effect on July 1, 2018.