Grenade attacks on bars in Burundi capital kill 3, wound 27
Attackers threw grenades into two bars in the Buyenzi district on Thursday night.
Ethiopia unveils plan to lift 7.9 million people from poverty
Ethiopia, as part of its agenda for 2025, aspires to become a middle-income country.
South Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity: Government source
The government expects the move to be challenged in court.
South Africa’s ruling ANC suspends parliamentarian who asked Zuma to step down
Makhosi publicly attacked President Jacob Zuma and called on him to step down.
Police put ‘red alert’ on South African borders to ensure Grace Mugabe does not flee
Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting a South African model.
South Africa’s Standard Bank lifts first-half profit by 11 per cent
Shares in the company rose as much as 2.5 per cent shortly after the market opened.
East Libyan forces snub ICC over warrant for commander
The ICC issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for Mahmoud al-Werfalli.
Sierra Leone begins national mourning after hundreds die in mudslides
Mass burial slated for Thursday.
Toddler ‘teargassed, beaten by Kenyan police’ dies – Doctor
Police have said they are investigating the incident in the western city of Kisumu.
Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after being accused of assault in South Africa
Twenty-year-old Gabriella Engels told South African media Grace had attacked her.
ICC issues warrant for Libyan army commander’s arrest
A video in March allegedly showed him shooting dead three men.
Kenyan govt moves to close down two rights organisations critical of election
The two groups say they are targeted for political reasons.
Mugabe’s wife surrenders to South African police over hotel assault
South Africa says the Zimbabweean first ady would not be protected by diplomatic immunity.
Zuma urges ANC to punish lawmakers who voted against him
It was unclear how the party would be able to determine who had voted against Mr. Zuma.
Burkina Faso forces kill three jihadis who killed 17 people
Some hostages are still trapped in a building.
Kenyan opposition rejects presidential election result
Incumbent President Kenyatta has been declared winner.
Kenyan opposition gives condition for accepting presidential election result
Kenya is the leading economy in East Africa, and any instability would likely ripple through the region.
#KenyaDecides: Commonwealth observers describe election as “credible, fair and inclusive.”
One of the main candidate, Raila Odinga, had alleged fraud in the process.
#KenyaDecides: Electoral commission denies interferences in voting
“We confirm there were no interferences before, during and after the polling exercise.”
50 African teen migrants drowned by smugglers – IOM
“The survivors told our colleagues on the beach that the smuggler pushed them to the sea.”
South Africa’s opposition calls for dissolution of parliament
“The ANC may have won in the no-confidence motion in parliament yesterday, but it has lost the confidence of the country.”
Four Egyptian police officers killed in Sinai attack
Gunmen forced the policemen’s car to stop and shot them dead.