Anti-apartheid veterans arrested after ministers held hostage
over fifty people have been arrested after the Minister for the Presidency, Defence Minister and her deputy were held hostage on Thursday night by former anti-apartheid war veterans. Police in Kenya arrest the husband of popular Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop, after she was found dead last Wednesday. The challenges of delivering Covid 19 vaccines to South Sudan. We also take a look at the upcoming presidential elections in Cape Verde.
Military deployed to quell eSwatini school protests
We speak to a teacher’s union leader from eSwatini, where transport workers have joined student and civil society activists after two weeks of protests.
Plus, a report from Tanzania on how farmers affected by climate change are using new techniques to adapt to their changing surroundings.
And we meet the young hopefuls from Nigeria hoping to make it in the NFL, even though they’re new to American football.
Ecowas parliament discuss banning presidential term extensions
The West African regional parliament at its meeting in Ghana, expresses concern about the recent military coups and the growing trend of extension of presidential term limits.
Plus, the military authorities in Guinea dismiss and move senior officers from the old regime.
And Somali pop star Aar Maanta tells us how he's using music and the performing arts to help children stay connected to the language and culture of their parents' homeland.
ICJ rules on Kenya-Somalia sea border dispute
The UN's top court has ruled largely in favour of Somalia in its long-running dispute with Kenya over their maritime border.
The leader of the self-proclaimed Renamo Military Junta, Mariano Nhongo, has been killed.
And Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare speaks about his experience curating the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition to celebrate art.
The widow of Thomas Sankara on the opening of the trial in Burkina Faso into his killing 34 years ago.
The widow of former Burkina Faso President Thomas Sankara speaks about her expectations as 14 men go on trial for his murder 34 years ago.
Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese have been displaced by heavy rainfall and widespread floods.
And music from Nigerian artist Mayorkun