[Guardian] Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the 2019 general election and produce a new president for the country.
[Guardian] Kano -Deputy Governor of Kano State, Prof. Hafizu Abubakar has resigned his position.
[Africa Renewal] Dilla -Over 800,000 internally displaced persons are living without adequate shelter and safe sanitation in Ethiopia, resulting in a worsening humanitarian situation further exacerbated by cold, wet weather brought on by the rainy season.
[Nation] Kenyan fishermen on Migingo Island have protested Uganda’s forcible closure of the first and only Kenyan kindergarten on the island.
[CAJ News] Lusaka -Seven children from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)have drowned while attempting to return from Zambia.
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -The ‘Crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo’ panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on Capitol Hill last week was planned before the recent outbreak in DRC of Ebola, an infectious and often fatal disease.
[Capital FM] Nakuru -The death toll in the Subukia dam tragedy has hit 41 even as rescuers searched for more people reported missing.
[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati says the suspension of Ezra Chiloba; the commission’s chief executive was in good faith.
[CAFOD] At a UN Pledging Conference this week (13 April) in Geneva, international aid donors will be battling to raise the profile of an under-funded, and worsening humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo).
[Lesotho Times] Eight Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) officers briefly appeared for the first time before the High Court on Tuesday to face charges of murdering former LDF commander, Lieutenant General Maaparankoe Mahao, in July 2015.