[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has been hit by an acute shortage of temporary staff in opposition strongholds with only 10 days to the presidential election.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a warning for an “intense cut-off low” system that will affect several regions of the coutry, including the Western Cape, Northern Cape? Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
[News24Wire] A truce has been brokered in Hout Bay’s Hangberg, after days of violent protests, to allow for negotiations, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato said on Friday.”I met this morning with the Hangberg community, community leaders and the local councillor, following my visit to the community last night,” he said.
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Friday accused a recently launched opposition alliance seeking to unseat him in next year’s elections of plotting with Western powers to force him out.
[News24Wire] Cape Town firefighters were forced to withdraw briefly from a blaze raging in Rylands after some residents turned on them on Tuesday.
[The Conversation Africa] In the last decade, the survival rates for most types of cancer in children have improved in developed countries. Up to 80% of the patients survive, thanks to early diagnosis, timely treatment and advances in medicine.
[ISS] The highly contested 2015 constitutional referendum in the Republic of the Congo set in motion a process of institutional reform which the government packaged as the construction of a new political future and branded as ‘the new republic’.
[Deutsche Welle] Libya is a poor, politically unstable country. That poses problems for its maritime search and rescue service, whose employees are badly paid – and see how profitable people smuggling can be.
[Seychelles News Agency] Turning glass waste into green building material is an environmental project being undertaken by a construction company in Seychelles.
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Defence Minister Salvador M’tumuke has denied claims by Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the Renamo rebels, that Mozambican forces disobeyed the instructions given by President Filipe Nyusi to withdraw from positions near the Gorongosa mountain range, in the central province of Sofala.