[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa) has called for the charges against two journalists, arrested in connection with the islamist insurgency in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, to be dropped.
[Nation] Mzee Paul Sichere Mukhanji, a farmer in Shitaho village in Kakamega County, is a distraught man.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday issued a stern warning against two ministries whose sectors are underperforming.
[East African] After four months of street protests, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir and the opposition have reached a deal to negotiate a transitional government.
[AIM] Maputo -Flooding in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia has taken 444 lives, according to the provincial governor, Abdul Razak, cited in a Wednesday press release from the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic.
[Nyasa Times] Southern Region Water Board has disconnected water at Neno District Hospital due to over K35 million unpaid bill.
[East African] East African Community partner states have resumed negotiations on a comprehensive review of common external tariff. The member states had taken time off to finalise their national positions.
[ISS] Martin Fayulu, leader of the Lamuka coalition and winner of the recent presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – but who is not the new president – wrote to Africa’s leaders gathered for last week’s African Union’s (AU) summit.
[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.
[VOA] Rights groups say they are worried about deteriorating human rights in Zimbabwe, as a popular activist spends another weekend in jail after the High Court deferred his bail application ruling until Tuesday.