Africa: Mount Kenya – Wildfires Rage Around Africa’s Second Highest Peak

[Deutsche Welle] Authorities have roped in teams of soldiers and volunteers to help tackle wildfires in the Mount Kenya national park. Illegal marijuana farmers have been blamed for the blaze, which threatens natural bamboo forests.

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Malawi: Mutharika Is the Leader Malawi Wants Beyond 2019 – Wa Jeffrey

[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPPSecretary General, Grezelder Jeffrey wa Jeffrey has challenged Malawians to vote for President Peter Mutharika in the forthcoming watershed election for continuation of development in the country.

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East Africa: Kagame Replaces Museveni As EAC Summit Head

[Monitor] Rwandan president Paul Kagame on Friday took over chairmanship of EAC Summit of Heads of State and Government from his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni who has been the head since May 2017 when he replaced President John Magufuli of Tanzania.

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Mozambique: Terrorists Behead Four People in Mocimboa da Praia

[AIM] Maputo -A terrorist group, believed to be Islamic fundamentalists, murdered and beheaded four people on Thursday night in an attack against the village of Manila, in Mocimboa da Praia district, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.

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