[Monitor] The powers of the Bank of Uganda (BoU) Governor are set to be clipped if Parliament passes a private Member’s Bill that seeks to amend the Constitution as a way of streamlining the management of the Central Bank.
[allAfrica] You may have seen them; violent videos of black people being punched, kicked, trodden on and spat at. These images are being passed around on social media platforms on a phone near you.
[Namibian] A 12-YEAR-OLD Walvis Bay boy has set up a classroom in his parent’s yard to teach other children mathematics and English during the lockdown.
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -The new coronavirus has now infected more than one million people worldwide, with Algeria becoming the country with the highest COVID-19 death toll in Africa. This has forced governments around the world to put new measures to curb the spreading of the virus. For women the novel coronavirus outbreak is deadly in more than one way.
[New Zimbabwe] The number of Covid-19 infections in Zimbabwe has risen to 25 after one returning resident tested positive on Saturday.
[Namibian] THE N$8,1 billion Covid-19 economic stimulus package has put government in a very tight financial position.
[IPS] United Nations -Conflict experts are concerned the the global ceasefire called for by the United Nations amid the coronavirus outbreak may not work and could lead to a rise in violence.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Food prices in Sudan continue at its high level, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reported in its latest Situation Report. The Sudan Humanitarian Fund has completed its monitoring mission in Central Darfur’s Jebel Marra.
[New Zimbabwe] Parliament was Wednesday forced to adjourn earlier than planned when MDC MPs angrily voiced their disapproval over the ‘shallow’ manner with which State Security minister Owen Ncube was responding to questions relating to mealie-meal shortages.
[The Conversation Africa] The eight Francophone states that form the West African Economic and Monetary Union have agreed to drop the use of the CFA Franc.