[The Herald] Johannesburg -A major South African publication, the Sunday Times, has admitted writing falsehoods against Zimbabwe as it pushed a nefarious agenda for some South African political interests. The Sunday Times has wide readership in South Africa and has a bureau in Zimbabwe where it enjoys considerable circulation.
[VOA] Nineteen people were killed in a plane crash in South Sudan Sunday, officials said.
[Nation] A former Homa Bay member of county assembly spent Sunday night in a police cell after he was linked to the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno.
[Nation] The US Defence Department is considering closing military outposts in Kenya and three other African countries while also halving the number of its special operation forces on the continent, the New York Times reported on Sunday.
[News24Wire] The chairperson of the National Arts Council Hartley Sandy Ngoato was severely assaulted over the weekend in what he claimed was a racial attack.
[Addis Standard] Talks that started on Sunday b/n federal & Somali regional state authorities are underway and may lead to an “amicable settlement”, a government source told Addis Standard. The talks involve both regional & federal administrative, military, security & intelligence authorities, according to our source.
[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe was Monday greeted with wild cheers from perceived MDC Alliance supporters who waved open palms when he turned up at Mhofu Primary School, his traditional voting place in Harare’s Highfields suburb, to cast his ballot.
[Daily News] At least 20 people died and 45 others suffered injuries in a nasty road accident that involved a lorry and three minibuses on Sunday.
[VOA] Four civilians were killed in an attack targeting a French patrol in Mali Sunday, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. At least 20 other people were injured in the attack, including eight French soldiers, the ministry said.
[News24Wire] A spokesperson for the Presidency has confirmed that one of former president Jacob Zuma’s sons has died.