[Times of Zambia] More cholera cases have been reported in Lusaka with the Ministry of Health placing the city on high alert.
[New Zimbabwe] In a move which has irked political parties and residents, the MDC-T led Bulawayo city council has granted Zanu PF free use of the white City Stadium for the party’s forthcoming youth interface rally.
[Zambia Reports] Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s return to the farm in Choma has come with some joy, giving him the much needed fresh air away from the troubles of the city where he endured four months in prison.
[East African] At least five people have died of pneumonic plague in Madagascar, public health officials said Friday.
[HRW] Nairobi -Presidential elections in Rwanda on August 4, 2017, took place in a context of very limited free speech or open political space, Human Rights Watch said today, as President Paul Kagame is sworn in for a seven-year term. Human Rights Watch released a chronology of violations of the right to freedom of expression, association, and assembly in Rwanda between the country’s December 2015 referendum — allowing the president to run for a third term — and the election, which Kagame won with a reported
[News24Wire] The Economic Freedom Fighters have built a house in KwaZulu-Natal for a 4-year-old girl to commemorate their shared birthday.
[New Times] The country’s three presidential candidates vying for President begin the campaign trail today.
[The Herald] Illegal gold panners armed with machetes, swords and a pistol went on the rampage in Silobela yesterday, savaging revellers and exchanging gunfire with the police in a case of violence which left one person dead and several others injured.Police said while fights over gold claims were common in the Midlands Province, yesterday’s incident as deplorable.
[East African] Kampala -Uganda and South Sudan have agreed on a blueprint for redrawing their common border.
[Deutsche Welle] Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers’ vehicles were ambushed. The country’s Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.