[This Day] Abuja -The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office, saying the president’s recent assessment of the nation’s economy, in which he stated that it had gone out of control, was enough evidence that he had failed.
[The Herald] Zanu-PF Chegutu West legislator Cde Dexter Nduna has moved a motion to have any Zimbabwean who calls for sanctions on the country to be sentenced to death.
[Nation] Catholic bishops reiterated their opposition to the use of condoms to fight HIV/Aids, calling for abstinence among unmarried couples.
[Nation] Kenya is in the grip of a national health crisis as millions of shillings are spent reducing complications from unsafe abortions.
[Vanguard] No less than 18 Nigerians die of tuberculosis, TB, every hour totalling 432 deaths daily, according to the World Health Organization, WHO, which ranks Nigeria as having the 2nd highest incidence rate in Africa and 7th among the 30 high TB burden countries in the world.
[Nairobi News] A crackdown by Nairobi City County Alcoholic Control and Licensing Board has unearthed a tax evasion racket by dealers faking the standardization mark of quality by Kenya Bureau of Standards.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Six months after an Ebola outbreak was confirmed in West Africa in March 2014, the World Health Organization declared an international emergency and called for help.
[New Zimbabwe] Zanu PF was Sunday forced to roll over its primary elections to the next day amid massive bungling which saw the late or wrong delivery of ballots papers to most centres while some had names of contestants missing.
[Premium Times] Dana Air on Thursday said it welcomes the resolve of the Nigerian government to carry out a complete audit of its operation.
[Premium Times] The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has said in a new video that he is tired of the calamity befalling his group.