Violence in DR Congo's Ituri Province forces thousands to live in camps
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In tonight's edition: Violence in DR Congo's Ituri Province forces thousands to live in camps; Khalifa Haftar's chief of staff survives a car bomb attack in Libya; and the private sector takes over the railways in Mozambique.
Southern African states meet in Luanda to discuss the toll of the various humanitarian crises being exacerbated in DR Congo by ongoing political uncertainties. Millions of civilians continue to suffer amidst a complex web of ethnic and militia conflicts.
Also, one person is killed in an attempted assassination of the chief of staff of Libya's military strongman Khalifa Haftar. The targeting of General Abdelrazak al-Nadhuri illustrates ongoing insecurity in the country.
And Mozambique's plans to spruce up its railways hit a financial bloc. It’s forced to turn to the private sector to move forward, a partnership that come at a cost for passenger comfort.