[Vanguard] Gunmen have abducted six children from a school in Bamenda, the capital of the northwestern, English-speaking Northwest region of Cameroon, a teacher there told AFP.
[Guardian] The population of Nigerians, currently over 190 million have been predicted to reach almost double figures in the next 32 years.
[Monitor] Burundi on Sunday accused former colonial power Belgium of ordering the assassination of independence hero and Crown Prince Louis Rwagasore in 1961, a move likely to further poison ties between the two countries.
[Nation] Journalist Jacque Maribe and her fiancé Joseph Irungu alias Jowie are expected back in court Monday morning, where they will plead to a charge of murder.
IN AN industrial park in Niamey, the capital of Niger, unemployed men rest in the shade from thirst-inducing heat. Warehouses gather dust.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya is among the top 10 wealthiest countries in Africa ranking at position 5 with US$104 billion.
[New Times] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has retained Rwanda’s economic growth projection for 2018 at 7.2 per cent, owing to strong industrial activity and favourable rains that are expected to boost agricultural output.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Activist Okiya Omtatah has filed a petition in court challenging the new police structure and uniform unveiled yesterday by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Chief Magistrate’s Court in Homa Bay was due to rule at 1pm Monday whether Michael Oyamo, the suspect in the murder of Rongo University Student Sharon Otieno, will be held for 10 more days to allow police finalise their probe.
[CAJ News] Khartoum -JAIL sentences imposed on ten South Sudanese soldiers for killing, raping and robbing journalists and aid workers have raised hope for justice to victims of the civil war ravaging the country.