[Nation] President Kenyatta has ordered the setting up of a national heroes’ council.
[Guardian] Owerri -South African President, Jacob Zuma, has urged African leaders to invest more in the education African children, saying that that is the surest path to empowering them.
[Times of Zambia] More cholera cases have been reported in Lusaka with the Ministry of Health placing the city on high alert.
[Observer] “It tends to undermine conduct of peaceful elections,” he says.
[East African] The US has warned that military atrocities in South Sudan and the stalling of the peace process will not go unpunished.
[VOA] Juba/Washington -South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s spokesman said Tuesday that Juba would like to negotiate with the U.S. government over recently imposed sanctions on three individuals, including two senior government officials.
[CAJ News] Bamako -HUNDREDS of schools have closed in Mali as the insecurity battering the West African country persists.
[Radio Dabanga] Ed Damazin -The faction of the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North that is led by Malik Agar (SPLM-N) accused the Sudanese army of breaching an unilateral cessation of hostilities. “The troops advanced towards our positions in Blue Nile state.”
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s National Council for Press and Publications suspended Akhir Lahza daily for three days in a row last week. The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in Khartoum reminded the editors-in-chief of all Sudanese newspapers of the ban on interviews with rebel leaders.
[Ghana Govt.] The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour, has given the assurance that companies, individuals and entities would be duly licensed to mine.