Grace Mugabe leaves South Africa; no assault charge
Zimbabwe media confirmed Grace’s arrival in Harare.
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.
U.S. Navy removes two commanding officers after warship collision
Administrative action was taken against other top officers.
Sierra Leone mudslide: UN steps up effort to aid displaced families
At least 109 children lost their lives in the tragedy.
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.
UPDATED: Death toll rises in Barcelona terror attack
Local police have confirmed that the incident was a terror attack.
U.S. lawmaker to introduce impeachment articles against Trump
The congressman condemned the president’s statement on the Charlottesville incident.
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.
Saudi Arabia to open border, airports to Qatari pilgrims
Saudi Arabia had said Qatari pilgrims would not be affected by the travel restrictions.
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.
Israel revokes Al Jazeera journalist’s press credentials
The reporter, Elias Karram, 40, is a Palestinian citizen of Israel.
East Libyan forces snub ICC over warrant for commander
The ICC issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for Mahmoud al-Werfalli.
Lebanon abolishes law allowing rapists to marry victims
“This is definitely a step that needs to be celebrated for all women in Lebanon.”
Trump praises North Korean leader’s decision not to fire missiles towards Guam
“Kim Jong Un of North Korea made a very wise and well-reasoned decision.”
Sierra Leone begins national mourning after hundreds die in mudslides
Mass burial slated for Thursday.
China opposes Trump, says Venezuela can solve own problems
“Parties in Venezuela should find an appropriate resolution through dialogue and within the framework of law.”
Toddler ‘teargassed, beaten by Kenyan police’ dies – Doctor
Police have said they are investigating the incident in the western city of Kisumu.