Another Power-Sharing Deal Reached in South Sudan Civil War

[VOA] Leaders of South Sudan’s warring parties have reached a peace agreement that will see rebel leader Riek Machar reinstated to the vice presidency and a possible end to the 5-year-old civil war.

[VOA] Leaders of South Sudan's warring parties have reached a peace agreement that will see rebel leader Riek Machar reinstated to the vice presidency and a possible end to the 5-year-old civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

South African Man Gets New Date for Child Rape Trial

[Namibian] The trial of a South African man facing child rape and trafficking charges in the Windhoek High Court will no longer be starting next week, but has been rescheduled to begin in October instead.

[Namibian] The trial of a South African man facing child rape and trafficking charges in the Windhoek High Court will no longer be starting next week, but has been rescheduled to begin in October instead.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Crowning Moment as Kenyan Author Takes Home Caine Prize

[Nation] The late Ghanaian BBC journalist Komla Dumor, in a TED Talk titled Telling the African Story, asked: “What story should one tell?” While acknowledging the existence of wonderful success stories on the continent at a time when the world was awa…

[Nation] The late Ghanaian BBC journalist Komla Dumor, in a TED Talk titled Telling the African Story, asked: "What story should one tell?" While acknowledging the existence of wonderful success stories on the continent at a time when the world was awash with "Africa rising" narratives, Dumor pointed out the obligation that storytellers have, of ensuring a balance of stories and telling tales of suffering as well.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Football Fans Cheer for French Player with Ties to Africa

[VOA] As the World Cup nears its climax, one of the players being cheered on in Africa is French striker Kylian Mbappe. Mbappe’s mother is from Algeria and his father is from Cameroon. While Cameroon failed to qualify for this year’s World Cup, many Ca…

[VOA] As the World Cup nears its climax, one of the players being cheered on in Africa is French striker Kylian Mbappe. Mbappe's mother is from Algeria and his father is from Cameroon. While Cameroon failed to qualify for this year's World Cup, many Cameroonians feel they are represented by Mbappe.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Soccer – Simba Face Ports in Kagame Cup

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Simba Sports Club today face Ports of Djibouti at the National Stadium as the East and Central Africa Club Championship, Kagame Cup, reaches its quarter finals.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Simba Sports Club today face Ports of Djibouti at the National Stadium as the East and Central Africa Club Championship, Kagame Cup, reaches its quarter finals.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Angry Mugabe Fires Bodyguards

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe has fired six security details provided by the state because he suspected they were spying on him on behalf of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, it has been revealed.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe has fired six security details provided by the state because he suspected they were spying on him on behalf of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government, it has been revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Eritrean, Ethiopian Leaders Meet for First Time in 18 Years

[VOA] The leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia embraced at Asmara International Airport Sunday, a historic moment in what has long been one of Africa’s most entrenched conflicts. The meeting between Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Mini…

[VOA] The leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia embraced at Asmara International Airport Sunday, a historic moment in what has long been one of Africa's most entrenched conflicts. The meeting between Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed continues a thawing of relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Chamisa Piles Pressure On Electoral Commission

[Zimbabwe Standard] MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa yesterday vowed to pile pressure on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) until it addresses the opposition’s concerns over the printing of ballot papers.

[Zimbabwe Standard] MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa yesterday vowed to pile pressure on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) until it addresses the opposition's concerns over the printing of ballot papers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe