11 die in Kenya road crash
At least 11people die and scores of others are injured after a 14-seater public service minibus rolls at HZ area along the Eldoret-Kaptagat-Eldama-Ravine road, about 300km west of Nairobi.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) calls on Sudanese authorities to release at least six journalists detained after covering widespread protests calling on President Omar al-Bashir to resign.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) starts vaccinating health workers and other front-line responders in South Sudan to avert the spread of the deadly Ebola virus from the DR Congo.
In solidarity with Zimbabwe
South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says he will visit Zimbabwe in pursuit of immediate interventions to resolve the current crisis in the country.
Controversy rages in Nigeria over the suspension of Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen just weeks to the General Election.