[East African] Seven passengers and crew died in a plane crash in Cuilo, a town in northeast Angola near the DR Congo border, a government official said Friday.
[ISS] The South African Police Service (SAPS) is due to release the annual crime statistics in the next two weeks. These figures provide a useful indication of the country’s crime problem but don’t reflect the full reality of the challenge to public safety.
[Daily News] …Govt orders arrest of suspects, confiscation of property
[Iwacu] After a period of decline, girls and women trafficking to Gulf countries has been intensifying since the last few days. Minors also try to return to Tanzania through Ruyigi and Cankuzo provinces.
[This Day] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, royal fathers and other eminent personalities are set for a book launch at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja on Tuesday, July 4.
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda is to receive credit worth $240m (about Shs870b) from the World Bank after the financial institution officially lifted suspension of lending to Uganda.
[The Conversation Africa] Diagnosing TB in people who have HIV has been a challenge because they often have low levels of the bacteria in their system. This has been a serious problem for a country like South Africa where 454,000 people are infected with TB each year, half of whom are HIV positive. The Conversation Africa’s Health and Medicine Editor Candice Bailey spoke to Professor Bavesh Kana about a landmark study that provides a solution to tackling this diagnostic problem.
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma says South Africa is not a xenophobic country and the human rights of all people are respected.
[Guardian] The Gambia, a small West African country with some 1.9 million people is an agriculturally fertile land famous for tourism, especially its attractive beaches.
[News24Wire] Crimes are being committed in South Africa’s prisons with impunity, a researcher said at a Judicial Inspectorate of Correctional Services’ (JICS) seminar on prison assault and torture on Thursday.