[Deutsche Welle] China’s military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China’s military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say.
[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.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has renewed its bid to mend long lost relations with colonial master Britain with Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo set to engage officials in attempts to unlock foreign investment into Zimbabwe.
[New Zimbabwe] Award-winning local movie Cook Off continues on its upward trajectory as the blockbuster looks to explore the UK market with the UK premiere set for 27 July at the exclusive Mayfair Hotel in London, ahead of its much anticipated worldwide release in August.
[Deutsche Welle] The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed agreement on a text.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Doctors Without Borders (MSF) believes that the deadly attack on the Tajoura detention centre “could easily have been avoided”.
[TechCrunch] Competition in Africa’s two-wheel ride-hail market is accelerating. Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng was the latest startup to add funding, raising a $7 million funding round in June with participation from Japanese manufacturer Yamaha.
[TechCrunch] New advances in genetic mapping and manipulation hold the promise of reshaping medical treatments in the 21st century, but thanks to a lack of sufficient infrastructure and apparent scientific disregard, an entire continent is at risk of being left out.
[263Chat] Director AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Doctor Owen Mugurungi has expressed shock and disbelief at the statistics which are showing that young people of 20-24 years are leading with new HIV and TB infections in Zimbabwe, 263Chat has been told.
[The New Humanitarian] ‘To protect ourselves, we live in anonymity.’