Senegal:Meet Coach Aliou Cissé – 10 Things You Need to Know About Him

[This is Africa] Senegal claimed the first African win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup guided by their manager, Aliou Cissé, who is the only black coach at this year’s World Cup. Here are 10 interesting things you need to know about The Lions of Teranga (Les Lions de la Teranga) coach.

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Somalia:From Drought to Floods in Somalia – Displacement and Hunger Worsen, Says UN

[UN News] After four consecutive poor rainy seasons that brought Somalia to the brink of famine, the country is now seeing near-record rainfall, and with it, flooding that has already displaced hundreds of thousands of people, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday.

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South Africa:Gupta Family Flight Hangs Over South African Mine

[VOA] South Africa’s investigation into the influential Gupta family has cut a wide swath through the country.The family, which fled South Africa earlier this year, stands accused of high-level corruption going up all the way to the office of former President Jacob Zuma.

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Nigeria:’Underage Voting in Kano Unsubstantiated’

[Guardian] Abuja -The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmud Yakubu, said yesterday in Abuja that the commission has no principal concern over the allegations of underage voting during the Kano State local government election held on February 10, this year.

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