Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahel country.
In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government.
The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates.
Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom.
[Monitor] Entebbe -The government should exempt private universities and other institutions of higher learning from paying some taxes to enable them deliver their mandate better, renowned academician has said.
[ISS] Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has maintained a tough stance on the fight against corruption, setting no limits on a campaign to recover the proceeds of graft. The most recent step is the Central Bank of Kenya's announcement on 1 June that it would demonetise the country's Ksh1 000 (equivalent to US$10) notes from circulation […]
[New Times] Hosts Rwanda and Tanzania got off to bright starts on Tuesday as they registered victories against Mali and Uganda, respectively, on the opening day of this year's Kwibuka25 Women Cricket T20 tournament.
[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has established a task force to fight Dengue fever in Dar es Salaam, the parliament was told by the minister of health, community development, gender, children and the elderly Ms Ummy Mwalimu told the parliament.