The World Bank delays its decision on granting a US$500 million loan to Tanzania, in response to pressure from activist groups over the country’s policy of banning pregnant students from attending state schools.
Twenty civilians are killed after Islamic State militants and the allied terror group Ansar al-Sunna attack a village in Mtwara, Tanzania. Properties are damaged, forcing scores of people to abandon their homes.
The Hellenic Coast Guard seizes the Tanzanian-flagged cargo ship "Andromeda" – allegedly bound for Libya, loaded with 410 tonnes of explosives – in Heraklion, Greece. 102 safety deficiencies are found, and 8 crew members are arrested.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises women exposed to Zika, which means traveling to South American (or other) countries where the disease is rampant, have protected sex for at least two months before attempting to get pregnant. Men exposed should not have unprotected sex for at least six months.