[Nation] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo signed into law the electoral bill on Friday, jumping one more hurdle for the country to hold planned polls this year.
[Namibian] Although most northern regions received high rainfall over the past few months, many residents continue to face severe food shortages and hunger.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane, police have said.
[VOA] Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation.
[VOA] The European Union is being urged to become more militarily involved in Africa’s Sahel region amid a possible drawdown of U.S.
[The Exchange] Uganda’s Cabinet approves an extra $1.8 million to help fight the locust invasion.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has compared the peace plan by US President Donald Trump and his ally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to that of the South African apartheid system.
[Nation] Isaias Afwerki, the mustachioed Eritrean president, is not usually known for regional integration.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chimanimani, Zimbabwe -The government is planning to relocate residents of flimsy houses near rivers that flooded when Cyclone Idai hit – but engineers say a comprehensive overhaul of building codes and materials is needed
[VOA] Last year was the deadliest in recent history for extremist violence in the Sahel region of Africa. The trend appears to be continuing in 2020 and experts warn more must be done to avoid a crisis in the region.