[Premium Times] The Nigerian authorities’ failure to investigate communal clashes and bring perpetrators to justice has fuelled a bloody escalation in the conflict between farmers and herders across the country, resulting in at least 3,641 deaths in the past three years and the displacement of thousands more, Amnesty International revealed today.
[Monitor] A Tuesday downpour in Kampala left most city roads flooded and traffic flow paralysed.
[CAJ News] Maputo -Mozambican security forces have been implicated in serious abuses while fighting an armed Islamist group north of the country.
[VOA] Cameroon has reactivated village militias on its northern border with Nigeria after twin suicide bombings Wednesday wounded 29 people. Authorities say the bombers were Boko Haram terrorists who crossed over from Nigeria
[Premium Times] The federal government has told the U.S. to be cautious in granting a visa to the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in order not to create the impression of endorsing him for the 2019 election.
[New Zimbabwe] Bulawayo councillors are pushing for the mandatory cremation of those under 25 years of age as the city runs out of burial space.
[Deutsche Welle] The theft of crude oil in Nigeria has cost the country ?9 billion in the last two years.
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The campaign ends today, Sunday, with two days for reflection before the vote on Wednesday. In most municipalities it was been orderly and calm, although there have been a handful of violent incidents.
[Premium Times] The police have confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that some persons are being prevented from accessing some polling units where election is taking place in Thursday’s re-run election in Osun State.
[Shabelle] More details are emerging from a heavy gunfight between Al-Shabaab militants and Somali national army which flared up on Saturday morning in Afgoye district of Lower Shabelle region, south of Somalia.