GABORONE -- About six children under the age of five years have died from diarrhoea in the past week in Botswana, the government said on Monday.More about this news
LUSAKA -- A virus that was destroying hectares of cassava plantations has broken out in two provinces in Zambia, the agriculture ministry said Monday.
ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia has cut mobile internet access in the capital city Addis Ababa, amidst deadly unrest that left five people dead in the city on Monday.
MOGADISHU -- Fierce clashes between Somali regional forces of Jubaland and al-Shabab fighters erupted on Monday in Gedo region of southern Somalia, killing at least 16 from the both sides, officials confirmed on Tuesday.
TRIPOLI -- Armed clashes broke out in south of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday morning, causing power blackout in the south and west of the country, according to a security source.
FRANKFURT - German publisher Bertelsmann (BTGGg.F) said it was merging its customer service business with that of its Moroccan partner Saham, opting for a global alliance rather than a sale as it restructures its sprawling portfolio.
TRIPOLI - Power has gone off in western and southern Libya including the capital Tripoli after renewed fighting between rival groups knocked out most power stations, the state electricity firm said.
MILAN - Oil majors Shell and Eni will be carefully monitoring a first ruling this week by a Milan judge in one of the energy industry’s biggest corruption scandals for clues to what might be round the corner for them.
HARARE - Britain will support Zimbabwe to get on to an interim IMF staff program to help the country quickly clear its foreign arrears, Britain’s ambassador in Harare said on Tuesday,