Africa today at a glance

Thursday June 14 2018

 

By AFRICAREVIEW.Com and Agencies

Cracks in Ethiopian party

The ruling Ethiopian People Revolutionary Front (EPRDF) coalition faces a major crack with one of the member parties opposing last week's decision to make peace with Eritrea and open up state corporations to private investors.

Madagascar fights worms

UN agency FAO and the Madagascar government to officially launch the fight against the fall armyworms that have infested the country since 2016.

Mozambicans keen to go home

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says about 3,000 Mozambican refugees in Malawi willing to return home.

Drought in Cape Verde

Cape Verde is experiencing its worst drought since 1977, with the Poilão dam, the country’s largest, drying up.

Google deal for Ghana

Google announces it is to open its first African artificial intelligence research centre in Ghana later this year.

Massacre in Nigeria

At least 38 people reported killed by bandits in Birnin Magaji Village in Nigeria’s embattled North-west state of Zamfara.