[This is Africa] A month after he came to power, Botswana’s Pres Mokgweetsi Masisi disarmed the anti-poaching unit.
[Nation] The US Defence Department is considering closing military outposts in Kenya and three other African countries while also halving the number of its special operation forces on the continent, the New York Times reported on Sunday.
[News24Wire] Cape Town’s supply dams have just squeezed out of the City’s defined “danger zone” as the recent rains have raised the combined water level to 65.9% of storage capacity.
[Premium Times] The United Kingdom Department for International Development in Abuja on Monday gave details on how the UK government plans to create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria would be realized.
[Deutsche Welle] South Africa has accused Donald Trump of trying to sow racial divisions after he weighed in on the country’s land reform debate. The US president said in a tweet that farmers were being forced off their land and killed.
[News24Wire] The South African government has undertaken to intensify communication about its land reform plans as the “onslaught” by those opposing also intensified, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane told journalists on Monday.
[The Herald] Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga arrived here yesterday as a special envoy of President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa, and will also attend the 2018 edition of International Army Games, which end today.
[GroundUp] Residents of Siyahlala informal settlement, Khayelitsha, have started to install their own water pipes.
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has had a bad cold over the past few days that saw him taking medication, but he is now fit, his spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said.
[News24Wire] The panic that emerged after Day Zero was announced was instrumental in getting Capetonians to cut water consumption substantially – but a water-saving programme driven by fear is not sustainable.