Nairobi: The Only City in the World that Boasts a Game Park
1. Burundi: 6 Are Killed During Protests
Six civilians and one police officer were killed as protesters clashed with security forces in the Mutakura district, near Burundi's capital, Bujumbura. Police report they were trying to disarm protesters in Mutakura when they came under attack and used lethal force to disperse the attackers.
Source: New York Times
2. Tunisia Begins Security Drive After Beach Massacre
Tunisian authorities vow new heightened security measures and have started deploying armed police around tourist sites, including hotels and beaches, following last week's massacre at a beach resort in Sousse that left 38 people dead.
3. Ebola Returns to Liberia
Liberian health officials say at least two people have tested positive for Ebola following the recent death of a teen outside of the capital, Monrovia. The latest cases come nearly two months after the west African country was declared Ebola-free.
Source: The Atlantic
4. UN Asks Nigeria to Ease Abortion Restrictions for Boko Haram Rape Victims
The United Nations rights chief urges Nigeria to make it easier for women and girls who became pregnant in Boko Haram captivity to access abortions. Amnesty International estimates that more than 2,000 women and girls were kidnapped in northeastern Nigeria since the beginning of 2014.
8. V&A Plans $14m Cruise Terminal
The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) says that the V&A Waterfront is set to invest over $14 million to develop a cruise terminal at the Port of Cape Town. It's hoped that the facility will be a gateway to a unique African experience in cruise tourism.
10. Nairobi: The Only City in the World that Boasts a Game Park
Source: Daily Nation