Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
LIBERIA: Liberia commemorates its 164th independence anniversary Tuesday, July 26.
SOMALIA: The U.N. World Food Program will begin airlifting food to Somalia Tuesday. WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran says this will be the first airlift of food since the U.N. declared a famine in two parts of Somalia last week.
SOUTH AFRICA MORGUE: A South African man presumed by his family to be dead woke up hours later Sunday in a mortuary in a rural part of the country.
SOMALIA: The United Nations refugee agency says 70,000 Somalis displaced by drought and famine have converged on the capital, Mogadishu, over the past month.
GUINEA/ARRESTS: An official in Guinea says authorities have arrested at least 38 suspects for the July 19 assassination attempt on President Alpha Conde.
KENYA/DADAAB PROBLEMS: With millions being affected by the ongoing famine and instability in Somalia, the Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya are seen by many desperate Somalis as a haven of plenty. But for some, the journey to Dadaab has only brought more hardship.
ZIMBABWE/ECONOMY: Zimbabwe's Finance minister Tendai Biti presents his mid term budget Tuesday which is likely to see cuts in public funding as tax collection and the economy has slowed.
SOUTH SUDAN: The newly independent nation of South Sudan says the government in Khartoum is engaging in “economic war” by issuing a new currency and by imposing oil transit fees that it says amount to “daylight robbery.”
SOUTH SUDAN/CURENCY: Sudan's central bank began circulating a new currency Sunday, less than a week after newly-independent South Sudan did the same. The new Sudanese pound is similar to the old one but the bills are different colors and have been stripped of symbols representing the south.
AFRICA/COMMUNITY RADIO: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is funding a community radio network in Africa that is aimed at breaking down linguistic barriers between rural communities while improving their communication with decision makers.