[The Conversation Africa] By hosting the Indian Ocean Island Games this week, Mauritius has an opportunity to showcase its colours to the region, and to some extent, to the global community.
[RFI] One protester was reportedly killed with a bullet to the head and seven others are in critical condition after paramilitary forces in the eastern state of Sennar, Sudan, fired on demonstrators on Sunday, the opposition group Sudan Doctors’ Committee said in a statement.
[New Zimbabwe] Government’s push to privatise loss making parastatals has moved a notch up after putting the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) up for sale.
[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that Nigeria is tipping towards a dangerous cliff and only the president could forestall such a looming disaster.
[Times of Zambia] The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has said fiscal indiscipline is undermining the country’s economic performance.
[Namibian] The governments of Namibia and Angola will meet this week to discuss the sustainable use and management of rivers shared by the two countries.
FOR A MOMENT, a looming political crunch in Tunisia looked like it would arrive earlier than expected. On June 27th the president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was rushed to hospital after an unspecified “health crisis”. The news capped a chaotic week in the only country to emerge from the Arab spring with a democracy
[News24Wire] “Name dropping” cropped up numerous times at the state capture commission of inquiry, mainly relating to the country’s former “Number 1″, Jacob Zuma.
[African Arguments] Following the 7 June protests, the organisers gave President Weah a one-month ultimatum to act. That deadline is fast-approaching.
[VOA] A Kenyan court has halted construction of what would be the country’s first coal plant. The National Environment Tribunal found the process of awarding a license for the plant was irregular and lacked effective public participation. Environmentalists had gone to court opposing the plant, which they said is unnecessary.