[allAfrica] Harare — At least 38 people were killed, and more than 130 others injured following two days of fighting in Las Anod town, in Somalia’s northern breakaway region of Somaliland, reports VOA.
[Legalbrief] The Malawian judge who some years ago authorised singer Madonna’s adoption of two girls has now delivered a thoroughgoing critique of the legislation surrounding adoptions in that country, with strong recommendations for Parliament about changes that should be made urgently to protect the many vulnerable babies who need new homes and families through the…
[allAfrica] South Africa’s ambassador to Turkiye, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, has confirmed that a prison where seven South Africans were detained collapsed during the deadly series of earthquakes that ripped through Turkey and Syria, reports EWN.
[allAfrica] Geneva — Swiss President Alain Berset will visit the troubled Cabo Delgado province this week during a trip to Mozambique and Botswana.
[UN News] A UN peacekeeper was killed on Sunday in the restive eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after the helicopter he was travelling in came under fire after taking off from the city of Beni.
[DW] The ruling military junta accused the MINUSMA head of bias against the country. The decision comes after a UN Security Council briefing was critical of Mali.
[The Conversation Africa] Many countries in Africa suffer from disasters annually, but the adverse effects are grossly under-reported compared with coverage of more developed nations.