[The Herald] Johannesburg -A major South African publication, the Sunday Times, has admitted writing falsehoods against Zimbabwe as it pushed a nefarious agenda for some South African political interests. The Sunday Times has wide readership in South Africa and has a bureau in Zimbabwe where it enjoys considerable circulation.
[Monitor] Kampala -The visit of top American rapper Ye, popularly known as Kanye West, has excited Ugandans, especially those in tourism industry who consider it a harbinger for possible influx of foreign tourists.
[Deutsche Welle] The man behind one of the country’s deadliest attacks has been killed by firing squad, exactly a year after the tragedy. Five hundred people were killed in the truck bomb blamed on al-Shabab.
IN AN industrial park in Niamey, the capital of Niger, unemployed men rest in the shade from thirst-inducing heat. Warehouses gather dust.
[Nyasa Times] Workers for Terrastone Construction Limited which is building Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) laboratory complex in Blantyre have downed tools over alleged racism abuse by one of their supervisors and low pay.
[263Chat] Self-exiled and former Cabinet Minister, Professor Jonathan Moyo has thrown a jibe at Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, Dr John Mangudya over his claims that price hike of commodities which have this week doubled coupled with fuel and drug shortages are all caused by panic buying with the former saying the problem with the Southern African country’s economy is governance.
[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that inflation rate in Nigeria will rise to 13.5 per cent in 2019.
TUNISIANS often call them “the two sheikhs”. They are strange bedfellows, this pair of old men who have steered the country since 2014
[The Herald] Over 500 000 Glen View, Budiriro, Glen Norah and Mbare residents will today receive an oral vaccine protecting them from bacteria causing cholera. The vaccine provides protection of between three to five years.
[Deutsche Welle] A recent study found that 43 percent of Ghanaians are obese because of fatty food and a sedentary lifestyle. Awareness of the problem is growing, but experts fear that not enough is being done to contain it.