[Capital FM] Nairobi -Five people have been killed in a plane crash that occurred in Londiani, in the outskirts of Kericho town.
[This Day] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has again allayed fears over federal government’s borrowings, declaring that there was no cause for alarm as the borrowings still remain within the fiscal threshold.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi announced late Tuesday that the situation at the 14 Riverside Drive in Nairobi, which was the scene of a terror attack had been contained.
[New Zimbabwe] THE opposition MDC party’s head office in Harare was firebombed Monday night as unrest continued in the capital following a day of countrywide anti-government protests.
STANDING ON A chair in a shabby classroom, a technician peels the plastic off the end of a cable with his teeth and attaches it to some exposed wires that dangle around a light bulb. “Soon the machine will work again,” he says cheerfully to a queue of voters, most of whom have waited for more than five hours. Across Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, hundreds of voting machines did not work on polling day, December 30th.
[UN News] The excessive use of force during large-scale demonstrations against food and fuel shortages in Sudan is alarming, and an infringement on the right of peaceful assembly, said UN independent experts on Friday.
[Deutsche Welle] Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. Ghana’s parliament has now approved its own drone project, despite initial skepticism.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Conflict, drought and floods have pushed a record number of Somalis into Mogadishu, making it Africa’s most crowded city, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre said on Tuesday.
IF ANY SINGLE event sums up the confusion, danger and enormous opportunity posed by the change sweeping across Ethiopia it was when dozens of armed soldiers marched on the office of Abiy Ahmed, the new prime minister, in October. As the troops moved closer, the government shut down the internet, leaving the capital awash with rumours but little information. It looked to many Ethiopians like a coup.
[VOA] A new report presents a dire portrait of the lives of hundreds of thousands of children in the Central African Republic.