Africa today at a glance

Oxfam executive director Winnie Byanyima. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

UN meeting in Nairobi

The UN Environment Assembly involving delegates from more than 100 countries continues in Nairobi, Kenya.

Nigerians return home

Two hundred and fifty Nigerian migrants expected to arrive from Libya under weekly repatriation programme. First group of returnees since last week's Europe-Africa summit which called for evacuation of distressed migrants.

New term for Oxfam boss

Ugandan Winnie Byanyima gets another five-year term as Oxfam executive director. Ms Byanyima joined Oxfam in 2013 from the United Nations, having previously served in the Ugandan Parliament for 11 years and in the African Union Commission.

Abidjan Aids talks

Second day of ICASA in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, a conference on HIV/Aids and sexually-transmitted disease in Africa. Conference held every two years.

Madagascar leader in Japan

Malagasy President Hery Rajaonarimampianina on a three-day state visit to Tokyo, Japan.

Nigeria graft trial

Corruption trial resumes in Abuja of Olisa Metuh, former spokesman for Nigerian ex-president Goodluck Jonathan's Peoples Democratic Party.

Heineken in Mozambique

International brewer Heineken Holding lays the foundation stone for its first $100 million brewery in Mozambique's Maputo Province.

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