[Guardian] Nigerian government has dismissed allegations that President Muhammadu Buhari intends to turn the country into an Islamic state.
[News24Wire] As former US president Barack Obama prepares to return to South Africa – and the continent – for the first time since he left office, ahead of next week’s annual Nelson Mandela lecture, he has paid homage to some of Africa’s best writers.
[News24Wire] A scourge of protests kept South African police officers busy in three provinces – the Northern Cape, Western Cape and Gauteng.
[VOA] Four civilians were killed in an attack targeting a French patrol in Mali Sunday, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. At least 20 other people were injured in the attack, including eight French soldiers, the ministry said.
[Premium Times] Nigerian authorities are issuing warnings about planned attacks on viewing centres across the country, charging security personnel to be vigilant throughout the month-long World Cup.
[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia has been rocked by a series of protests over the past four years These rallied against public corruption, the economic marginalisation of some ethnic groups, and youth unemployment.
[CAJ News] Luanda -Angola has destroyed more than 14 000 landmines planted in the country during its 27-year civil war.
[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF appears to have allowed a convicted criminal to take part in its internal elections to choose a candidate for Mazowe North constituency.
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique is losing annually about 62 billion meticais (one billion dollars), or almost 11 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product, became of chronic malnutrition, according to the government’s Food and Nutritional Security Technical Secretariat (SETSAN).
[Nation] Sudan, the last white male northern rhino in the world, has died aged 45 at Ol Pajeta Conservancy in Kenya’s Laikipia County.