South Africa and Chad have decided to recall their diplomatic staff from Israel for consultations. The move comes in response to Israel’s ongoing war in Gaza. Separately, more than 20 people were killed in an attack near the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Since April, violence has left at least 10,000 dead and millions displaced. Finally, in Uganda, the discovery of vast gold deposits is not only changing the way of life of local communities, but also endangering an essential good: water.