[Daily News] THE government is planning to establish a breast milk bank, Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Ummy Mwalimu said yesterday.
[News24Wire] The army has been deployed and efforts by the anti-gang unit to tackle crime have been ramped up but it is not enough, say moms who marched against “living in a war zone” across the Western Cape on Thursday.
[Nation] Kenya is facing a severe shortage of public health officers and technicians at all levels of service delivery.
[Premium Times] No fewer than 72 people were killed in different violent attacks across Nigeria last week. At least 32 people were also kidnapped during the period.
[ISS] South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, the Southern African Development Community’s official facilitator of Lesotho’s reforms, visited that country last week. He persuaded the political parties to sign an agreement establishing a statutory National Legislative Reform Authority to coordinate national reforms.
[African Arguments] Proponents of the continental free trade area say it will lead to a 52.3% growth in intra-African trade by 2022. But where is this figure from?
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday outlined his vision of what intra-African trade should be.
[News24Wire] Police in Gauteng have closed in on more than 120 wanted suspects, executing arrests in Alexandra, Yeoville, Soweto and Johannesburg central on Thursday and Friday.
[Daily News] The government has warned members of the public to be on the alert following an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and recently reported in neighbouring Uganda, stressing that it has intensified measures against the deadly viral disease.
[East African] Kampala has lost more than $664 million’s worth of exports to Rwanda while Kigali has lost $104 million during the three months the Gatuna border has been closed, according to Uganda’s East African Community Ministry.