[allAfrica] Washington, DC -For nearly six weeks, since Sudan’s military relented in the face massive civilian protests and removed longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir from power, the country has been locked in a game of chicken.
[Deutsche Welle] Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters were killed.
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Government will get in touch with the family of former UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi over delivery of his remains kept in a military unit in Andulo, central Bie province.
[AI London] Zimbabwean authorities have this afternoon arrested two more human rights defenders at the Harare airport in a mounting onslaught on the rights to freedom of expression and association, Amnesty International said today.
[Premium Times] The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said funds recovered by his ministry stood at N270 billion from N19.5 billion in 2015.
[VOA] Eritrea is being removed from the United States government’s list of countries deemed not to be cooperating fully with U.S. counterterror efforts.
DEEP IN PITS hewn from the earth dozens of teenage boys slam their hammers into the rock.
[News24Wire] In 2007, former president Jacob Zuma’s long-time lawyer Kemp J Kemp told the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban that Zuma’s litigation was “more like Stalingrad. It’s burning house to burning house.”
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has today told heads of missions accredited to Uganda that Rwandan security operatives have been entering the country without permission, a move that could have put the security of citizens at risk. He was briefing the ambassadors on the on the current poor state of Uganda-Rwanda relations.
[Leadership] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested four officials of Port Health Service of the Federal Ministry of Health, Benin City, the Edo State capital, over e-yellow fever travel card racketeering.