Africa today at a glance

    The African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, at the AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda July 12, 2016. CYRIL NDEGEYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

    Eyes on South Sudan

    Focus is on a fragile ceasefire in South Sudan after four days of gun battles that have left hundreds of people dead and sent nearly 40,000 fleeing.

    Rwanda hosts AU summit

    The African Union summit under the theme “2016: Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women”, continues in Rwandan capital, Kigali.

    UN Sudan appeal

    The United Nation launches an international appeal for around $1 billion for humanitarian aid to Sudan in 2016.

    Anger in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe braces for the latest protest over a worsening economic crisis and mounting opposition to the authoritarian rule of veteran leader Robert Mugabe.

    EU envoy tours Lake Chad region

    The European Union Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Christos Stylianides arrives for a tour of the Lake Chad region where thousands of people are living rough after fleeing their homes due to Boko Haram violence.