Africa today at a glance

Thursday July 12 2018

African Union Commission chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat.

African Union Commission chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By AFRICAREVIEW.Com and Agencies

AU chief in Cameroon

African Union Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat begins an official visit to Cameroon amidst growing concerns about the silence of the continental body over the crisis that has rocked the two English speaking regions for two years now.

Cameroon lawmakers' tenure

The mandate of Cameroon MPs and municipal councillors extended by one year after President Paul Biya ascents to a law passed by parliament for the longer tenure.

Zuma son in court

Former South African President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane to appear in court in Johannesburg to face two charges of culpable homicide related to a deadly car crash in 2014.

Piracy talks in Kenya

Delegates from 68 states gather at the Gigiri UN complex in Kenya's capital Nairobi to discuss piracy off the coast of Somalia.

Kudos to Ethiopia and Eritrea

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation congratulates Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea’s President Isaias Afeworki on their historic move of ending punishing decades of dispute and conflict.

Zimbabwe election campaigns

Campaigns continue in Zimbabwe ahead of the July 30 General Election, the first since long-serving Robert Mugabe's ouster.

Zambia's hero ref

Zambia's World Cup referee Janny Sikazwe treated to a hero's welcome on arrival back home from the 2018 Russia tournament.

'Indisciplined' Njie shocked

Cameroonian and Olympique Marseille striker Clinton Njie says he is shocked by the local football association's handing of his discipline case.