[IPS] United Nations -The UN’s heavily-hyped “zero tolerance” policy on sexual abuse is being ridiculed once again – this time with the abrupt resignation of the head of the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) who faced charges of sexual harassment and was the subject of an inquiry by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS).
[Namibian] The N$190 million Peugeot Opel assembly plant at Walvis Bay was officially opened on Wednesday by president Hage Geingob.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government of Norway has pledged to give the government Sh25 billion to bolster the capacity of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) to collect revenues from domestic sources.
[Nation] For the first time since the “handshake” in March, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga have embarked on a foreign trip together.
[Guardian] Accredited election observers have raised concern that further delay in release of the budget to fund 2019 general elections is a threat to Nigeria’s democracy.
[The Herald] Masvingo -Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Ezra Chadzamira has reaffirmed that Government is committed to its development agenda targets of constructing a total of 1,5 million middle-income housing units by the year 2023.
[Premium Times] The Presidency on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks when he received the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage was misinterpreted by the media.
[VOA] Protests have rocked Uganda since last year, when the government amended the constitution to abolish presidential age limits, allowing President Yoweri Museveni to stay in power indefinitely.
[Nairobi News] US First Lady Melania Trump is set to visit Kenya in October. This will be her first international solo trip that will also see her visit Ghana, Malawi and Egypt.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa Wednesday took the occasion of his inaugural address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York to regurgitate his predecessor Robert Mugabe’s anti-sanctions call.