[AIM] Maputo -Last week at least a further 18 people died in the insurgency in the northern province of Cabo Delgado that pits a shadowy Islamic fundamentalist group against the Mozambican defence and security forces.
[News24Wire] A police officer, 32, has been killed and two other colleagues injured in a fatal shootout in Delft south, Cape Town on Sunday morning.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -There was an air of mystery about whether Thato Sikwane, better known as DJ Fresh, would return to South African radio station Metro FM, but now the air has been cleared.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -27,000 people in the country do not access cancer treatment in Uganda. This is according the Uganda Cancer Institute.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has today told heads of missions accredited to Uganda that Rwandan security operatives have been entering the country without permission, a move that could have put the security of citizens at risk. He was briefing the ambassadors on the on the current poor state of Uganda-Rwanda relations.
[Govt of SA] The Electoral Commission will vigorously oppose any legal action aimed at interfering in the conduct of elections and finalisation and announcement of results.
[Nation] Parties to the South Sudan peace agreement on Friday agreed to delay the formation of a transitional government for six months, providing temporary guarantees that the deal could hold for now.
[News24Wire] An application to have South Africa’s electoral laws amended before the May 8 elections to expressly allow independent candidates to stand in the election, has been dismissed in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.
[News24Wire] While allegations of the largesse meted out to South African politicians – notably those belonging to the governing party – rocked the country over the last few months as the Zondo commission into state capture heard evidence, the 2018 edition of the Register of Members’ Interests made for rather boring reading.
[Daily Trust] Muslims at Aleluya Estate in Osogbo, Capital of Osun State escaped deaths by a whisker this morning as suspected gunmen trailed them on their way to mosque.