WHERE JUST weeks ago the scent of freedom was in the air, there came the smell of smoke and cordite.
[VOA] Cameroon has increased troops around its lone oil refinery, after a weekend explosion caused a shutdown of the facility. But the government denies separatist fighters were responsible and says there will be no shortages of petroleum products.
[Deutsche Welle] The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down.
[New Zimbabwe] HUMANITARIAN aid organisations are demanding for the removal of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) officers, in tropical Cyclone Idai affected areas, amid reports of an increase in sexual-related offences.
[New Zimbabwe] WITH the economy in tailspin, Zimbabweans are seeking answers from everywhere including “begging” deposed dictator Robert Mugabe to return to office.
[The Conversation Africa] Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir was overthrown in April following months of incessant countrywide protests. Less than two weeks earlier, protesters forced Algeria’s long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.
[Cameroon Tribune] With no majority in the legislature in a semi-presidential system of government, the new DRC leader’s powers appear curbed.
[VOA] The recent ouster of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir after decades in power is threatening a key Turkish strategic project on the Red Sea.
[African Arguments] The new rivalries at the top. An aborted revolution. And the international actors jostling for dominance.
[RFI] The UN special envoy to Libya announced on Saturday there would be no delay to the UN-backed conference planned for a week from Sunday despite the ongoing fighting.