[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -In the face of country-wide public protests and calls for him to step down, Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir, while still ‘talking tough’, has hinted at his acceptance of the handover of power to the army.
[Vanguard] Militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) group have hoisted their flag in a Nigerian town after seizing control of it, three residents have told the BBC.
[Vanguard] The Ekiti state Government has appealed to the military authorities to restore the highway checkpoints recently dismantled in the state.
[The Conversation Africa] The past year may have felt politically tumultuous, between Saudi Arabia’s brazen killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, the resurgence of authoritarianism in Eastern Europe and Donald Trump’s unorthodox approach to U.S.
[Deutsche Welle] A militia leader from the Central African Republic has been extradited to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Alfred Yekatom will face trial on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe’s security services chiefs denied Monday that soldiers shot at civilians in the deadly post-election violence which rocked Harare after the July 30 elections leaving six people dead and several others injured.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa must appear before the commission of inquiry probing the post-election violence which left six people dead and several others injured, an activist cleric has demanded.
[Deutsche Welle] Vote counting is underway after Cameroon’s Sunday presidential vote. The polls were marked by deadly violence in the English-speaking regions
[ISS] For nearly three years the Nigerian government has stuck to its claim that it has ‘technically defeated’ Boko Haram. Recently though, the terror group demonstrated its renewed audacity with strikes at hard (military) targets.
[Monitor] Kampala -Born in October 1958 in Ntungamo District, Maj Gen Gregory Mugisha Muntu is described by those close to him as a principled and unwavering military officer and politician.