[AIM] Maputo -Quelimane (Mozambique), 16 Oct (AIM) – As more polling station data is processed from Tuesday’s general and provincial elections in Mozambique, so incumbent President Filipe Nyusi and the ruling Frelimo Party are extending their lead.
[AIM] Maputo -Inhambane (Mozambique), 16 Oct (AIM) – Preliminary results from Tuesday’s general and provincial elections in the southern Mozambican province of Inhambane indicate an overwhelming victory for the incumbent President, Filipe Nyusi, and for the ruling Frelimo Party.
[Monitor] High Court Judge Lydia Mugambe on Wednesday pushed the ruling on the case in which Dr Stella Nyanzi accuses Makerere University of refusing to pay her arrears, to November 8, 2019.
[ICG] Following the ouster of Sudan’s strongman Omar al-Bashir, sustained pressure yielded a power-sharing agreement between the military and opposition alliance.
[News24Wire] Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow, while testifying in mitigation of his sentence, shirked responsibility for his actions, arguing that if he had been sober he would have never have raped a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria in 2018.
[Nyasa Times] A 37-year-old man initially suspected to have ebola has died of high fever in quarantine in Karonga and authorities maintain this was not an ebola case.
[Namibian] The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation’s spokesperson Umbi Karuaihe-Upi says the national broadcaster has editorial independence, and will not be dictated to.
[Triggerfish] South Africa is having a good year at the International Emmys: first The River was nominated as best Telenovela and now Zog, animated in Cape Town by Triggerfish for the UK’s Magic Light Pictures, is up for Best Kids’ Animation.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Cape Town animation studio Triggerfish has added another feather to its cap in the form of an International Emmy Kids Awards nomination for “Zog”, an animated short film for the UK’s Magic Light Pictures.
[Deutsche Welle] Nanotechnology, blockchain, cloud computing: Sierra Leone’s President Bio is banking on the most advanced technology to leapfrog the country out of poverty.