[Capital FM] Nairobi -Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi announced late Tuesday that the situation at the 14 Riverside Drive in Nairobi, which was the scene of a terror attack had been contained.
[The Herald] Moscow, Russia -The recent decision to increase the prices of petrol and diesel was necessary and the conditions demanding that pronouncement presently remain unchanged, the President Mnangagwa has said.
[VOA] The U.S. embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo is warning Americans to leave the country, as Congolese officials prepare to announce election results.
[The Conversation Africa] Day after day Sudanese are taking to the streets to protest against the rule of Omar al-Bashir. The president, who himself seized power in 1989 when he led a coup, is facing the most serious challenge in his three decades in power.
[Guardian] The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has expressed concern over the deteriorating state of insecurity in the north-east, saying thousands of civilians have fled due to Boko Haram attacks.
[Deutsche Welle] After decades of political certainty, the central African nation has entered a state of political flux. An attempted coup has raised questions over who is actually in charge as the president recuperates abroad.
[Monitor] Kampala -An agricultural industrial project jointly owned by the government, community members and a private investor in northern Uganda appears to have become the target of arson after successive fires, in three days, destroyed close to 600 acres of mature sugarcane.
[HRW] Kinshasa -Government security forces across the Democratic Republic of Congo have forcibly dispersed opposition campaign rallies ahead of the December 23, 2018 national elections. Security forces killed at least 7 opposition supporters, wounded more than 50 people, and arbitrarily detained scores of others from December 9 to 13.
[ISS] The killing of six unarmed civilians by Zimbabwe’s military on 1 August, two days after polling in the country’s general elections, was a huge setback for an otherwise well-laid plan by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to push a narrative that his election victory would herald the dawn of a new dispensation.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian authorities’ failure to investigate communal clashes and bring perpetrators to justice has fuelled a bloody escalation in the conflict between farmers and herders across the country, resulting in at least 3,641 deaths in the past three years and the displacement of thousands more, Amnesty International revealed today.