[East African] The UK will host arbitration talks in case of disputes arising out of the East African crude oil pipeline project, ending months of haggling between the governments and oil companies.
[Vanguard] UNITED States Congressman, Gerald Connolly, has bemoaned manipulation of elections in Nigeria, killings in Syria and the situation in Venezuela which he said were not getting adequate media attention compared to controversial remarks by a new congresswoman.
[New Times] Kigali Jazz Junction marks three years in June this year. During this time, the signature monthly jazz gathering has trotted the breadth and length of the continent, bringing Kigali jazz lovers in contact with different musical sounds and experiences.
[Premium Times] Nigerian music sensation and DMW boss, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has bagged an award as the “Best African Act” at the 2017 MTV EMA.
[Observer] The announcement came at short notice.
[News24Wire] Picketers outside the Saint George’s Hotel in Pretoria where the ANC is holding a national executive committee meeting say they are raising their voices because South Africa’s future had to be rescued.
[Waza] Sex orgies, where teenagers abuse drugs and alcohol before indulging in (usually) unprotected intercourse, have apparently become a regular phenomenon in Zimbabwe.
[Deutsche Welle]A car bomb has gone off shortly after Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan left an election campaign rally.
[UN News]The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said today that it is encouraged by the positive response it has received to its invitation for a UN-convened Libyan political dialogue.
[New Zimbabwe]Presidents Robert Mugabe was on Thursday forced to cut short his keynote address to the Zanu PF congress as he suffered under the extreme temperatures currently being experienced in Harare.