[GroundUp] Looting of immigrant-owned shops continued on Friday in the Strand area. GroundUp reported earlier how the L’Gra shop in Greenfields, Lwandle, had been protected by the community from looting on Thursday. But on Friday, it fell victim too.
[Premium Times] Armed persons on Saturday attacked some communities in Zamfara State killing at least 10 people.
[The Herald] Suspended chief magistrate Mishrod Guvamombe was yesterday arrested and charged with interfering with a magistrate involved in a matter in which he allegedly had conflict of interest. The fresh charges come barely three weeks after he appeared in court on similar charges.
[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.