[Deutsche Welle] The British charity said people were falling ill from eating grass and weeds. A four-year civil war, poor harvests and rising food prices have been blamed for the widespread hunger in the world’s youngest nation.
[CAJ News] Luanda -Angola has destroyed more than 14 000 landmines planted in the country during its 27-year civil war.
[VOA] A military tribunal in Cameroon sentenced seven English speaking detainees to 10 to 15 years in prison in connection with unrest that has paralyzed business in the English speaking zones of the central African state.
[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the administration he (Obasanjo) led between 1999 and 2007 wasted $16billion on power projects without anything to show for it.
[East African] The South Sudan peace talks in Addis Ababa remain as troublesome as the civil war itself that is now in the fifth year.
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Elections Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba told legislators this Thursday that the poll agency is ready for elections despite having a $50 million funding shortfall.
[Nairobi News] Fiery Nasa activist Miguna Miguna has announced the date of his return, less than a month after he was dramatically deported to Canada.
[New Zimbabwe] Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) has predicted violent elections this year reminiscent of the June 2008 after Zanu PF political commissar Engelbert Rugeje threatened in a recent statement that the country will slide to the mayhem of ten years ago if people do not vote for the ruling party.
[New Zimbabwe] The MDC-T says it is confident of securing a landslide victory in this year’s harmonised elections, despite internecine succession fights reportedly rocking the opposition movement.
[VOA] The Somali government has retaken control of its air space after more than two decades. Air traffic over the Horn of Africa nation had been controlled by the United Nations from neighboring Kenya since 1992, a year after the Somali civil war broke out.