[CAJ News] Lusaka -Seven children from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)have drowned while attempting to return from Zambia.
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -The ‘Crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo’ panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on Capitol Hill last week was planned before the recent outbreak in DRC of Ebola, an infectious and often fatal disease.
[Capital FM] Nakuru -The death toll in the Subukia dam tragedy has hit 41 even as rescuers searched for more people reported missing.
[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati says the suspension of Ezra Chiloba; the commission’s chief executive was in good faith.
[CAFOD] At a UN Pledging Conference this week (13 April) in Geneva, international aid donors will be battling to raise the profile of an under-funded, and worsening humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo).
[Lesotho Times] Eight Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) officers briefly appeared for the first time before the High Court on Tuesday to face charges of murdering former LDF commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, in July 2015.
[News24Wire] The African National Congress (ANC) will not support former president Jacob Zuma in his upcoming corruption trial, but the party’s members can – as long as they don’t wear the party’s regalia.
[East African] In Cameroon, the election for president in October will take place against the background of a crisis that could break up the country.
[Nation] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has dismissed Army commander Marial Chanuong Yol and Finance minister Stephen Dhieu Dau.
[UN News] Despite the signing of a 2015 Peace Agreement, the human rights situation in Mali still remains a concern, according to a United Nations report published on Thursday.