Africa today at a glance

Monday July 16 2018

Barack Obama

Former US President Barack Obama. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By AFRICAREVIEW.Com and Agencies

Obama returns 'home'

Former US President Barack Obama visits his father's ancestral home at K'Ogelo in western Kenya's Siaya County.

SA remembers Mandela

South Africa celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth this week with a flagship speech by former US President Barack Obama and an outpouring of memories and tributes to the late anti-apartheid leader.

Death in S. Africa mine

Rescue and recovery operations ongoing at a South African mine operated by Palabora Copper in northeastern Limpopo Province where at least five miners were killed following an underground fire.

Zimbabwe election campaigns

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