[Shabelle] Somaliland’s Kulmiye Presidential Candidate Muse Bihi Abdi has sent a threatening message to Somalia’s northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland.
[Capital FM] Nyeri -Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru died on Tuesday morning in a road accident on the Thika-Murang’a Highway.
[allAfrica] Most of the founding leaders of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), today’s African Union (AU), are not remembered for their support of free press and democratic rule. Yet, they had a strong vision for the integral role that media should play in the liberation and integration of the continent.
[News24Wire] Jacaranda FM on Thursday said presenter Tumi Morake had its “full support”, adding that it is “at times impossible” not to offend listeners.
[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi summoned to explain a media report that she flew 30 of her family members at taxpayers’ expense.
[GroundUp] On Tuesday, the Red Ant Security Relocation and Eviction Services (commonly known as the Red Ants) evicted shack dwellers on the border between Ivory Park and Tembisa township. Residents once again accused the Red Ants of violence and theft of their cellphones and cash.
[CPJ] Nairobi -Authorities in Puntland should immediately release journalist Ahmed Ali Kilwe, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces in Garowe, the administrative capital of the semi-autonomous region of Somalia, have detained Ahmed, the founder of the news website Puntlandone.com, since July 2, according to media reports.
[Nation] The first presidential debate has been moved from July 10 to July 24.
[Daily Trust] Last week, the four Arab countries that severed relations with Qatar, asked that Qatar shuts down the Al Jazeera network, and other news outlets that it funds, including Arabi21, Rassd, Al Araby Al Jadeed and Middle East Eye.
[Premium Times] The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, left for London on Sunday to visit her husband who is on medical vacation.