7:38 [Press TV] (E)
At least 53 government troops have been killed during a “terrorist attack” on a military post in northeast Mali, the army says.
18:29 [The Duran] (E)
The truth is that Africa was never given true independence as is popularly believed. Sure there was nominal independence, but the economic independence needed to become sovereign nations on the continent was never granted by the empire.
11:00 [zimbabwe herald] (E)
President Mnangagwa thanked SADC for standing by Zimbabwe and its condemnation of the sanctions at the 74th Ordinary Session of the UN General Assembly. He also commended Zimbabweans for speaking out against the embargo, as evidenced by the huge turnout at yesterday’s protest march. The President said the USA’s Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (ZIDERA) had cut off the country from international financial institutions with those that go against that law risking their financial transactions being blocked or penalised.
18:36 [Zimbabwe Herald] (E)
The President also warned striking doctors, who have been absconding from duty for nearly two months, and said Government was aware of external forces propping up their illegal industrial action. “Two months ago, we raised their salaries and they came back again saying the value of the money had been eroded and we offered them a 30 percent increase which they rejected and we increased it to 60 percent which they rejected again,” he said.
20:59 [ISW News] (E)
2. Haftar’s army entered town Marzuq, southwest of Libya. Marzuq was under control of Abu Bakr al-Soqi, a subgroup of Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries, ally to GNA.
18:21 [Mint Press News] (E)
Israel has successively driven a wedge between African countries, which, at one point, were united in their unconditional support of the Palestinian struggle against Israeli military occupation and apartheid. On September 16, I visited South Africa, a country where many Palestinians have always felt welcomed, if not overwhelmed by the degree of genuine and meaningful solidarity.