• Kenya closes two large refugee camps at Dadaab and Kakuma, citing security concerns and financial pressures.
• Zimbabwe faces a food supply crisis, with funding of US$290m desperately required to feed 4.5m people by next year.
• Egyptian prosecutors detain a member of a group of satirists who posted a video critical of the government.
• Burundi’s supreme court slaps life sentences on 21 army officers involved in an alleged coup plot.
• The trial of two former Rwandan mayors accused of inciting violence during the 1994 genocide starts in the French capital, Paris.
• An impeachment process against Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff will go ahead after the acting speaker of the lower house revoked his decision to suspend a crucial vote.
• An uncontrollable wildfire sweeps through Fort McMurray in Canada, forcing the evacuation of the entire city.
• Israel indicts Mordecai Vanunu, a nuclear whistleblower, for meeting US citizens and violating court-ordered restrictions.
• Sadiq Khan, a Labour Party candidate, is elected mayor of London.
• A judge in Mexico rules that drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán can be extradited to the US, but the foreign ministry must approve the decision.
• A ceasefire in place since last week in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo is extended.
• Five tiny uninhabited Pacific islands, part of the Solomon Islands archipelago, have disappeared amid rising seas and erosion.