[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -The launch of Nigeria’s first state-owned DNA lab will speed up rape cases and should encourage more victims to seek justice, prosecutors and rights groups have said.
[Deutsche Welle] A new hydrotherapy center in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, is making an impact in the special needs field. Underprivileged children with disabilities now have renewed hope for better and free treatment.
[The Herald] Government has assured the nation that the country has enough stocks of anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs), with the available supplies enough to last the next 10 months. Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa allayed fears that Zimbabwe might run out of the life-prolonging drugs last Friday after touring the construction site of a new NatPharm provincial warehouse in Masvingo
[News24Wire] Jacaranda FM on Thursday said presenter Tumi Morake had its “full support”, adding that it is “at times impossible” not to offend listeners.
[allAfrica] Monrovia’ -Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, has been named the winner of this year’s World Food Prize.
[Al Jazeera] Unmarried couples have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships, Burundi government has said, as part of an effort to reform morals in the country.
[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said the federal government has concluded plans to improve the standard of midwifery practices in the country.
[GroundUp] While much of the country protested against the president, residents of Ocean View expressed their frustration with crime
[VOA] South Sudanese women in Uganda say they have found a way to support each other amid tough financial times. The idea can be traced to the South Sudanese concept of “sanduk,” or box. It’s an arrangement under which each member of a group of women contributes a small amount of money monthly, collected by the group’s treasurer
[News24Wire] A two-year-old boy has been in hospital in the southern Zimbabwe city of Bulawayo for two months after his mother cut off his penis, it was reported on Tuesday.