[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Parties in the Sudanese Parliament have presented 294 signatures to the Speaker of Parliament, Ibrahim Omar to amend article 57 of the country’s Constitution of 2005 regarding the duration of the presidential term, to be open without specifying more than one term, as well as the amendment of Article 178 of the Constitution on the nomination of Governors. The ammendment will allow current President Omar Al Bashir to stand for another term.
[allAfrica] What the Namibian Health Minister, Dr Bernard Haufiku, said about fighting HIV/Aids in his country:
[Deutsche Welle] The WHO has warned of a dangerous development: babies and infants are contracting the deadly Ebola virus. A local conflict has impeded the UN health agency’s attempts to quickly deal with the widening outbreak.
[Africa Check] Nigeria’s 2019 elections are just months away, and Peter Obi , the recently announced Peoples Democratic Party candidate for vice president, has been picking holes in the current administration’s economic policies.
[The Herald] CIVIL servants have demanded salaries in United States dollars following the price increases and the rejection of the bond note and electronic transfers by some shop owners and service providers.
[Capital FM] Kenya -Telkom Kenya has announced a restructuring plan that will see 500 employees leave the telecom company.
[New Zimbabwe] MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume said Friday government was acting contrary to the country’s laws through declaring the current cholera outbreak a state of emergency and abruptly banning public gatherings.
ISRAELI politicians and entrepreneurs like to present their country as a global centre of transport technology. That was underlined last year by Intel’s purchase for $15bn of Mobileye, which develops software for self-driving cars. But driving from Tel Aviv to Mobileye’s headquarters in Jerusalem, only 55km (34 miles) as the drone flies, can be an hour-long crawl along a jammed motorway.
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has reiterated its demands for a 50 percent pay hike for Zimbabwean workers in the wake of the continued increase in prices of goods and services in the country.
[The Herald] Seasoned Glen Norah (Ward 27) councillor Herbert Gomba (MDC-Alliance) was yesterday elected Harare mayor, becoming the first mayor from western suburbs to take over the coveted post, while Councillor Enock Mupamawonde retained his position as deputy mayor.