[VOA] A spike in inter-communal violence in central Mali has sent about 3,000 people fleeing to Burkina Faso over the past few weeks, the U.N. refugee agency reports.
[Nation] University students have now turned to the National Assembly to reverse the new system of electing their leaders which took effect in 2016.
[Monitor] The partner states for the East African Community have been asked to lobby their respective governments to ensure that their citizens wear African fabrics to work instead of suits.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has been insincere in its commitment to holding a free, fair and credible elections, MDC-T president Nelson Chamisa, told Sadc envoys Tuesday.
[Deutsche Welle] Rex Tillerson’s firing comes as the US secretary of state ended an African tour focused on security. His successor will take a similar approach, but with less Africa experience, says the Atlantic Council’s Aubrey Hruby.
[Premium Times] Dana Air on Thursday said it welcomes the resolve of the Nigerian government to carry out a complete audit of its operation.
[Monitor] Kampala -In just this month of February, Saturday Monitor has documented six people who their families reported kidnapped.
[Daily Maverick] Two things are certain: ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa will take over the Presidency of the country once Jacob Zuma steps down, and Zuma has agreed to do so. One massively big elephant remains in the room, however, and that is: when exactly will Zuma go?
[East African] The US government’s hope on Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan to lead the way in enforcing an arms embargo against South Sudan will be tested by deeply rooted vested interests in the region.
[VOA] Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf has become the first Somali to lead the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.