[New Zimbabwe] Government has slashed mobile data tariffs from 12.5 cents to 5 cents per MB, the Posts and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said on Wednesday.
[allAfrica] Geneva -Gambia’s Vice President and Minister for Women’s Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains for the world economy, but it needs to be more fully optimized.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s Minister of Interior informed the parliament about the “stable” security situation in Khamsa Degaig camp in Central Darfur, where a woman was deadly shot by paramilitary gunmen on May 21.
[allAfrica] Activists and victims of some of the worst crimes committed in West Africa sat down together in Banjul, Gambia recently to talk about how to bring to justice more people responsible for these crimes.
[New Times] Ibuka, the umbrella organisation of Genocide survivors’ associations, has called for stringent measures against people who refuse to provide information on the locations where Genocide victims were dumped, saying it was part of genocide ideology.
[Nation] Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi has confirmed that Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has nominated rival Miguna Miguna as his deputy.
[News24Wire] Acting Judge Bashier Vally on Friday reserved judgment in an application by lobby group AfriForum against the decision by the international relations and cooperation minister to grant diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe.
[East African] Burundi ordered a six-month ban on the broadcast operations of international networks British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice Of America (VOA) accusing them of failing to respect the country’s media laws and ethics.
[The Conversation Africa] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the Obama White House three years ago was ecstatic. By contrast, his visit this week to the Trump White House will be awkward. This time around, his host is a president who has referred to African states as “shithole countries” and remarked that Nigerians would never want to leave the US to “go back to their huts”.
[Nation] When the World Bank last year revealed in a report that cash-hungry slumlords and politicians had blocked modernisation of Nairobi’s Kibera slum for self-gain, most Kenyans expected the cartels would be unmasked, shamed and prosecuted. Except the report did not name the culprits, and no explanation was given for the omission.