[News24Wire] Disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers, says it is on high alert and ready to assist in Mozambique, where Tropical Cyclone Idai is expected to make landfall.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The former Transports minister, Augusto da Silva Tomás, who has been accused by the Public Prosecution Department of mishandling funds of the National Freight Council (CNC), was heard last Wednesday by the Supreme Court, in Luanda, to clarify some issues before the trial.
[VOA] The United Nations refugee agency says a surge of violence in South Sudan’s Yei State has displaced some 8,000 civilians and sent an estimated 5,000 people fleeing to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.
[The Herald] Zanu-PF Harare Province is holding inter-district meetings today to update its members on the current socio-political and economic developments in the country.
[The Herald] The Hawks have arrested a second suspect believed to be part of a racket stealing vehicles from South Africa and smuggling them to other countries via Zimbabwe.
[Vanguard] Militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) group have hoisted their flag in a Nigerian town after seizing control of it, three residents have told the BBC.
[News24Wire] Around 30 cases have been opened against traditional surgeons operating illegal circumcision schools in the Eastern Cape, following the deaths of 19 initiates.
[News24Wire] The ANC in the Western Cape has spoken out against the spate of farm attacks in the province, and called on police to intensify their intelligence operations against those who carry out such attacks.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday commended Rwandan men and women in uniform serving in the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) for their bravery and dedication.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the arrest of local government officials who “put personal greed ahead of the interest of our people”.