[Capital FM] Nairobi -Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi announced late Tuesday that the situation at the 14 Riverside Drive in Nairobi, which was the scene of a terror attack had been contained.
[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -The prison service has failed to bring inmates to the courts for trial and bail applications over the past three days due to the country’s fuel crisis, it has emerged.
[News24Wire] Local residents have clashed with protesters at Clifton’s Fourth Beach where a sheep was slaughtered on Friday evening.
THE CAPPUCCINO patisserie in the centre of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital, offers freshly baked croissants and that rare delicacy in west Africa, a decent Italian coffee. Its other features are less charming: a thick security barrier and two twitchy soldiers with assault rifles guard its patrons.
[Nation] The Somali Lower House of Parliament has declared as invalid a motion seeking the impeachment of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
[New Zimbabwe] Fuel queues have re-emerged around the country with government attributing the development to erratic foreign currency allocations but insisting the country has enough stocks to last the next 18 months.
[VOA] The island nation of Madagascar votes Wednesday, with four former heads of state vying for the top job in a pool of 36 candidates. Analysts predict this contest will go to a second round, and the nation’s persistent problems, poverty, health challenges, poor infrastructure, and human rights abuses, will continue no matter who wins.
[VOA] Johannesburg -The island nation of Madagascar votes Wednesday, with four former heads of state vying for the top job in a pool of 36 candidates.
[ICG] As election preparations get underway in Nigeria, conflict and insecurity in many parts of the country risk exacerbating intercommunal tensions and preventing a peaceful transfer of power. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2018 annual early-warning update for European policy makers, Crisis Group urges the EU and its members states to remain fully engaged during the election in order to curb violence and strengthen the country’s democratic institutions.
[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Following the crises that erupted in Kasuwa Magani, Kujama Local Govnment Area of Kaduna State, the police command has said 55 people were killed.