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[ISS] The launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on 7 July at the African Union (AU) summit in Niamey, Niger, has created the largest free trade zone in the world for 1.2 billion people with a gross domestic product of around US$3.4 trillion.

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[News24Wire] Although the army will be deployed to violence-plagued communities on the Cape Flats, the precise details of when they are expected to start work has been kept vague as part of an "element of surprise".

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -It seems like multiple award-winning British singer Ed Sheeran has added Nigeria to his bucket list - all because of jollof rice.

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[allAfrica] Johannesburg -The Ugandan musician and opposition lawmaker, Robert Kyagulanyi, known as Bobi Wine, has said that he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in the 2021 elections, reports AP. 

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[The Conversation Africa] Some of the most profitable South African mines are situated in the areas of the country that are home to traditional communities and are governed in terms of customary law.

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[New Zimbabwe] At least half of Zimbabwe's population is facing the prospects of starvation and will need food aid after it emerged that rural food insecurity in the country is projected to reach 59% during the peak hunger period between January to March 2020.

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -As the world is busy celebrating Wizkid's birthday, his former manager and mother of his third child, Jada Pollock, has accused him of domestic violence.

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[RFI] Sudan's military council and an alliance of opposition groups have signed an initial political accord as part of a power-sharing deal that would lead to a civilian administration of the country. Live television reports showed the signing ceremony, in the presence of African mediators.

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[The Conversation Africa] In many African countries, the demand for higher education has increased tremendously in recent years. In Kenya for instance, universities have expanded more than six-fold in the past 20 years.

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[News24Wire] Grade R to 3 pupils will be among the first to be exposed to Fourth Industrial Revolution-ready subjects in 2020.

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[Lesotho Times] The Law Society of Lesotho last night filed an urgent High Court application to halt Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's bid to suspend Court of Appeal President Kananelo Mosito.

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[Vanguard] Buhari vs Atiku - Hearing continued before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday, as a former Ambassador, Mabien Samaki, gave evidence to debunk the allegation that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar was originally from Cameroon.

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[Vanguard] Buhari vs Atiku - Hearing continued before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday, as a former Ambassador, Mabien Samaki, gave evidence to debunk the allegation that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar was originally from Cameroon.

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[Africa Check] Untangling the issue of fraudulent marriages had been his "baptism of fire", South Africa's new home affairs minister said on radio.

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[The Conversation Africa] It's been almost a year since the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture in South Africa began to hear testimony. Also known as the Zondo Commission, it is headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, who has listened to 130 days of live testimony from more than 80 people. It is probing allegations that the government was captured by private business interests for their own benefit.

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -South African music legend Johnny Clegg has died, aged 66. Clegg, described as one of the country's most celebrated sons, was suffering from pancreatic cancer since 2015.

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[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Monday voted unanimously to criminalise child marriage.

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -"I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa, and not just use some of the sounds, and did my interpretation of it," Beyoncé Knowles-Carter told ABC News about what has been described as her companion album to go with the movie.

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -Officials in the DR Congo have confirmed that a pastor diagnosed with Ebola in Goma has died, appealing for calm as the epidemic reaches the city with a population of one million people, according to France24.

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[New Zimbabwe] An estimated 30 000 people in six communities countrywide are set to be displaced to pave way for new mining initiatives without compensation, the Centre for Natural Resource Governance has said.

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[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday told the Police Force to begin earnest preparations as Tanzania heads into elections.

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[MSF] Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is concerned about the minimal decline in mortality due to AIDS-related diseases since 2014 despite welcoming the progress made in the HIV fight especially with communities at the centre.

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[The Conversation Africa] Persistent unemployment has become synonymous with the youth experience across South Africa. Youth unemployment rates are almost four times higher than the regional average - 62% of South Africans between 15 and 35 years are unemployed and of these 60% have never been employed.

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -One of the most influential Africans musician Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, best known as Wizkid, turns 29. Do you feel old yet?

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[VOA] The head of the World Health Organization warns the spread of Ebola to a large city in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could have dire consequences.  The WHO chief spoke Monday at a high-level meeting that examined current efforts to contain the growing Ebola epidemic in Congo.

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