[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Villagers in Manicaland’s diamond rich Chiadzwa area in Marange have expressed anger at government’s decision to unilaterally grant licences to two companies including one that is linked to the country’s military elite without consultations or following due process.
[Malawi News Agency] Police in Thyolo District have arrested a 56-year-old man for allegedly having sex with a pig (bestiality) which is contrary to section 153(b) of the Penal Code.
[VOA] Somali militant group al-Shabab has executed 18 people since Wednesday, an unprecedented rate of executions for the group, which is under pressure from U.S. airstrikes.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Transitional Military Council (TMC) has accused the opposition Alliance for Freedom and Change (AFC) of provoking the regular forces and deviating the demonstrations of the March of Millions from its track, which led to deaths and injuries.
[Premium Times] An estimated 7,000 Nigerians died between 2015 and 2019 in the persistent violence between farmers and pastoralists in the middle belt states of Benue and Nasarawa, a report funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has said.
[Leadership] The Kogi Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Oludolapo Ahile, has died in an auto crash.
[Times of Zambia] As suspended United Party for National Development (UPND) vice-president Geoffrey Mwamba rejoined the Patriotic Front (PF) yesterday his successor for Kasama Central parliamentary seat challenged him to apologise to the constituents.
[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has directed millers who bought maize from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) at a subsidised rate to reduce mealie meal prices.
[Leadership] The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property on Wednesday said it had recovered sum of 20 million dollars from one of the commercial banks in the country.
[Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll, Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian.