U.S. Pulling Out From Uganda LRA Mission

[VOA] The Ugandan military says an aide to Lord’s Resistance Army chief Joseph Kony has surrendered, a day after the United States said it will withdraw from the task force chasing the notorious rebel group.

[VOA] The Ugandan military says an aide to Lord's Resistance Army chief Joseph Kony has surrendered, a day after the United States said it will withdraw from the task force chasing the notorious rebel group.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vaccine Shortage As Meningitis Spreads

[Daily Trust] Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported a “wide outbreak” of cerebrospinal meningitis across 15 states in the country with the death toll reaching 314.

[Daily Trust] Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported a "wide outbreak" of cerebrospinal meningitis across 15 states in the country with the death toll reaching 314.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Arrests ‘Wanted Islamic State Militant’ Who Trafficked Recruits

[Shabelle] Kenya has arrested a suspected Islamic State militant on the country’s “most wanted” list who allegedly helped send recruits to Libya and Somalia, police said on Thursday.

[Shabelle] Kenya has arrested a suspected Islamic State militant on the country's "most wanted" list who allegedly helped send recruits to Libya and Somalia, police said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stakes for Nation’s Democracy Are High As Zuma Plunges the Knife

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has reached a crisis point in its political history that’s been looming on the horizon for more than a year. In the dark of night – literally – President Jacob Zuma demonstrated his ruthlessness by firing finance …

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has reached a crisis point in its political history that's been looming on the horizon for more than a year. In the dark of night - literally - President Jacob Zuma demonstrated his ruthlessness by firing finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, amid a 20-person reshuffle of his government.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Firing of Finance Minister Puts the Public Purse in Zuma’s Hands

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has entered a new political chapter that promises catastrophic outcomes after President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his cabinet last night, firing the finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas, amo…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has entered a new political chapter that promises catastrophic outcomes after President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his cabinet last night, firing the finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Nkurunziza Says There’s Now Political Stability in Burundi

[Citizen] Bujumbura -In one of his rare appearances in a regional event, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi came out strongly yesterday, saying there was now peace and stability in his country.

[Citizen] Bujumbura -In one of his rare appearances in a regional event, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi came out strongly yesterday, saying there was now peace and stability in his country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi