Al-Shabaab – Army to Start Bombing Boni Forest

[Nation] The Kenya Defence Forces will soon commence the bombing of Boni Forest in Lamu County to flush out Al-Shabaab militants with residents being asked to relocate to safer areas.

[Nation] The Kenya Defence Forces will soon commence the bombing of Boni Forest in Lamu County to flush out Al-Shabaab militants with residents being asked to relocate to safer areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Makerere Delays Issuing Admission Letters

[Monitor] Kampala -Despite the first semester orientation having begun on August 12, several first year undergraduate students at Makerere University are yet to get their admission letters.

[Monitor] Kampala -Despite the first semester orientation having begun on August 12, several first year undergraduate students at Makerere University are yet to get their admission letters.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘It’s Regrettable SA Decided to Grant Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Immunity’

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has described First Lady Grace Mugabe as a “disgrace”, adding that she should have faced justice in South Africa after she severely assaulted a 20 year-old model th…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has described First Lady Grace Mugabe as a "disgrace", adding that she should have faced justice in South Africa after she severely assaulted a 20 year-old model that she found in the company of one of her sons at a Sandton Hotel.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

At Least 18 Dead in KZN Taxi Crash

[News24Wire] At least 18 people have died and several others were injured after a minibus taxi hit the barrier of a bridge on the Msunduzi road in the Ximba area, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] At least 18 people have died and several others were injured after a minibus taxi hit the barrier of a bridge on the Msunduzi road in the Ximba area, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Trafficking Crimes Increasing in the East’

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Kassala / Wad Madani -Residents of Red Sea state in eastern Sudan reported an increase in crimes concerning refugees and asylum seekers, including kidnappings, in the region.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Kassala / Wad Madani -Residents of Red Sea state in eastern Sudan reported an increase in crimes concerning refugees and asylum seekers, including kidnappings, in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Confirmed – Grace Granted Diplomatic Immunity

[News24Wire] The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has confirmed that Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane had granted Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity.

[News24Wire] The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has confirmed that Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane had granted Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cholera Still Spreading

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / El Gezira / Sennar / Northern State -At least ten Darfuris died of cholera last week. A joint UN-Sudanese mission visited Central Darfur “to report on gaps and challenges in the Acute Watery Diarrhoea response activities”. New …

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / El Gezira / Sennar / Northern State -At least ten Darfuris died of cholera last week. A joint UN-Sudanese mission visited Central Darfur "to report on gaps and challenges in the Acute Watery Diarrhoea response activities". New cases have been recorded south of Khartoum, in eastern Sudan, and in the Northern State.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Former São Tome Presidents Among Observers

[ANGOP] Luanda -The former presidents of São Tomé and Príncipe, Miguel dos Anjos Trovoada and Manuel Pinto da Costa, have been accredited by the National Electoral Commission as observers to the forthcoming 23 August election.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The former presidents of São Tomé and Príncipe, Miguel dos Anjos Trovoada and Manuel Pinto da Costa, have been accredited by the National Electoral Commission as observers to the forthcoming 23 August election.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Amai Grace Mugabe Escapes Court Appearance

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Mrs Grace Mugabe returned home to Zimbabwe with her husband, President Robert Mugabe, on Sunday without having to appear in court on charges of assaulting a woman in a Johannesburg hotel room.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Mrs Grace Mugabe returned home to Zimbabwe with her husband, President Robert Mugabe, on Sunday without having to appear in court on charges of assaulting a woman in a Johannesburg hotel room.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe