[The Conversation Africa] The African Commission has drafted a new protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights that emphasises the importance of the right of people with disability to have equal recognition before the law. It also provides for a range of rights, including the right to education, personal liberty, political participation and the right to live in the community.
[Premium Times] Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has accused the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a group of Fulani cattle breeders in the country, for the strings of killings in the state.
[News24Wire] It is now up to President Jacob Zuma to decide whether he wants a “messy” exit that could see him consigned to the “dustbin of history” without presidential benefits, or a “dignified exit” where he steps down voluntarily.
[Vanguard] In a bid to stop certain information in circulation against Jamatu Ahlis sunnah lil daawati wal jihad group, Boko haram as it is widely known has in a new video clip threatened to attack some media houses in Nigeria.
[Monitor] President Museveni has declined to sign into law the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, 2012.
[News24Wire] A search and rescue operation has been launched in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal following reports that a 20-year-old local disappeared in the surf on Friday.
[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has warned that the consumption of alcohol on its beaches and public areas will not be tolerated.
[East African] Juba -South Sudan leaders have been urged to accommodate each other to end the conflict in the country.
[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says the Democratic Alliance does not have sufficient reason to remove her.
[Ethiopian Herald] In Ethiopia, something has gone very wrong with the use of social media.