A HISTORIAN REMARKED, of the ancient Persian postal system, that “neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Snow is not much of a problem in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but dozens of rebel groups make delivering the mail rather difficult. So do bad roads and a dysfunctional government
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane, police have said.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Over 24,000 people viewed the body of former President Daniel arap Moi on Saturday, with the number projected to rise even further Sunday, officials said.
[New Times] Different parts of the country were characterized by day-long rains, which in the afternoon turned heavy, at least in Kigali, flooding different parts of the capital.
ON JUNE 14TH 2017 Lipolelo Thabane was killed by gunmen outside her home near Maseru, the capital of Lesotho. Two days later Thomas Thabane, her estranged husband (pictured, right), was sworn in as prime minister of the mountainous kingdom.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Sunday’s Al Shabaab attack on a military base in Lamu killed three people, including a US service member and two civilian defense contractors, the American military has confirmed.
[Premium Times] Despite an upsurge in Boko Haram activities in the North-east, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, insists that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is winning the war against the insurgents.
[263Chat] Students movement, Zimbabwe national Students Union (ZINASU) has called on the country’s two heavy weight political actors, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to swallow their pride and have a genuine dialogue that will save the country from further collapse.
SO BAD WAS corruption under Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president from 2009 to 2018, that people referred to it as “state capture”. Cyril Ramaphosa, Mr Zuma’s successor, thinks it cost the country 1trn rand ($95bn) in looted funds and lost GDP. And that is just the tangible expense
[Premium Times] Nigeria’s foremost fact-checking platform, Dubawa, has embarked on a weeklong event aimed at educating Nigerians on combating disinformation and stopping the spread of false information through fact-checking.