[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has marked a major milestone towards saving the Northern White Rhino, which faces extinction, through the creation of two embryos using eggs collected from the remaining females and frozen sperm from deceased males.
[Deutsche Welle] A former World Bank economist will join Sudan’s first female foreign minister in the country’s first government since the overthrow of longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir, the new prime minister has said.
[allAfrica] Accra -The two entrepreneurs were awarded for their innovative ventures in the agri-food sector.
[RFI] Two weeks after the star of coupé-decalé died in a motorbike accident, more than 100,000 people are expected to attend Friday’s music tribute to DJ Arafat. The popular musician and producer will be buried on Saturday.
[Deutsche Welle] The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -A section of leaders are now urging the National Assembly to approve a Bill seeking the legalisation of Marijuana, in honour of Kibra MP the late Ken Okoth who fronted it.
[Nyasa Times] Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has announced that it has maintained the policy rate–also known as the bank rate–at 13.5 percent and that the country’s economy is expected to grow by 5% this year, up from 4% the previous year.
[This Day] The Kwara State Police Command yesterday night said that, it had rescued the four Turkish expatriates that were kidnapped last Saturday at Gbale Village in Edu Local Government Area of the state
[RFI] One protester was reportedly killed with a bullet to the head and seven others are in critical condition after paramilitary forces in the eastern state of Sennar, Sudan, fired on demonstrators on Sunday, the opposition group Sudan Doctors’ Committee said in a statement.
AFTER FOUR years of fierce fighting and international outrage, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is quietly slipping out the back door. Over the past few weeks it has begun to withdraw men and materiel from Yemen, where it is part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting against the Houthis, an Iranian-backed Shia militia that controls large parts of the country. The UAE has not commented on the drawdown.