[GroundUp] Looting of immigrant-owned shops continued on Friday in the Strand area. GroundUp reported earlier how the L’Gra shop in Greenfields, Lwandle, had been protected by the community from looting on Thursday. But on Friday, it fell victim too.
[New Zimbabwe] MDC says it will not be part of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s delegation of government and opposition leaders set to visit areas ravaged by the recent Cyclone Idai in Manicaland, Masvingo and two other provinces.
[Premium Times] Armed persons on Saturday attacked some communities in Zamfara State killing at least 10 people.
[Monitor] Refugees in different settlements in the West Nile districts are struggling to access clean water as drought takes toll on the area. Long queues form at the water points as they struggle to access water from taps.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Katire, South Sudan -Rapid felling of South Sudan’s teak forests, largely by foreign-owned firms, has drawn protests – and brings environmental risks
[Monitor] Kampala -An agricultural industrial project jointly owned by the government, community members and a private investor in northern Uganda appears to have become the target of arson after successive fires, in three days, destroyed close to 600 acres of mature sugarcane.
One way of keeping people off the grass EVER SINCE the six-day war of 1967, most of the western bank of the River Jordan, the eastern limit of land occupied by Israel, has been off-limits to humans.
[Deutsche Welle] The man behind one of the country’s deadliest attacks has been killed by firing squad, exactly a year after the tragedy. Five hundred people were killed in the truck bomb blamed on al-Shabab.
[UN News] A “lack of command and control” on the part of South Sudan’s government, just days after signing a new peace agreement to end years of brutal civil conflict, is one of the factors which led to the shooting of a United Nations peacekeeper on Saturday, the UN mission chief in the country has said.
[Leadership] New fewer than 10 villagers have been killed in boko haram terrorists’ ambush in Nganzai local government area of Borno State.