[East African] Kenya is likely to start growing genetically modified cotton on commercial basis next year.
[Africa Renewal] Harare -”If we are going to talk about gender inequality, we need to talk about masculinities, ” stated Helena Wahlström Henriksson, Professor in Gender Studies at the Uppsala University Centre for Gender Research (Sweden) at the start of a discussion on challenging harmful constructions of masculinities, organized by the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 31 May 2018.
[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni yesterday ordered that all guns in Uganda be fingerprinted and all vehicles and boda bodas installed with electronic devices to monitor their movements as part of a nine-point security master plan to contain increasing killings and kidnaps in the country.
[New Era] Windhoek -The Africa Development and Education Foundation in Namibia (ADEF), says the visa rejection of two investors from Saudi Arabia, are linked to derogatory remarks by Home Affairs and Immigration officials.
[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia is one of 13 countries close to achieving HIV epidemic control.
[The Conversation Africa] The political upheaval that Ethiopians have become accustomed to seems to be a thing of the past – for now. Many have praised the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who took office in April 2018, for restoring calm to much of the country.
[Nyasa Times] Government has said its security agents are on alert after Islamists attacks in Mozambique.
[ISS] Cash-in-transit robbery is one of the fastest growing forms of aggravated robbery in South Africa. It poses a significant threat to public safety and South Africa’s economy.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -”Laws on marriage, divorces, property rights, child custody and land ownership all contain powerful clauses that marginalise our women in favour of men”
[Nairobi News] Fans of Senegal and Japan football teams in Russia have been showered with praises cleaning up after themselves before leaving the stadium.