[Premium Times] Kunle Awobodu, the National President, Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), says there are over 1,000 buildings unfit for human habitation in Lagos Island.
MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES in Nairobi spent much of last year knocking things down. Shopping malls, petrol stations and apartment blocks were levelled; bulldozers cut through slums, leaving tens of thousands homeless
[IRIN] Tripoli -The well-worn description of migrants in Libya is of desperate people trapped in hellish detention centres trying to get to Europe.
[East African] The United States has warned of a possible terror attack from unsecured biological agents stored in Kenya’s health facilities and medical research laboratories.
[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -As the year 2018 comes to an end, Machinga has registered an increase in child abuse cases as compared to last year, the district’s police child protection office says.
[RFI] Congo Brazzaville and its neighbour Kinshasa, inked a ?500 million agreement Thursday to build a bridge on the Congo River linking their two capitals.
[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has vowed to establish a register of mine owners and shareholders in mining firms across the country as it seeks to ensure transparency in the extractive sector.
[Addis Fortune] The new head of the Renaissance Dam Project, Kifle Horo, replaces the late Simegnew Bekele
[New Times] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has retained Rwanda’s economic growth projection for 2018 at 7.2 per cent, owing to strong industrial activity and favourable rains that are expected to boost agricultural output.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The construction of Tazara Flyover is now complete by 98 percent, said Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Wednesday August 29.