[New Zimbabwe] For the umpteenth time, a joint operation to rid the capital’s streets of illegal vendors between the police and Harare City Council failed Thursday as the defiant traders were back on the streets within minutes of running battles with the security forces.
[The Herald] Cases of suspected cholera are beginning to decline in Harare following massive interventions put in place by the Government and its partners, Harare City acting health director Dr Clemence Duri has said.
[This is Africa] Following the invasion of villages and killing of local farmers in Benue by Fulani herdsmen , young girls at the Internally Displaced Persons camps are being married off by their families because of the lack of food, clean water and sleeping materials. The Nigerian government is silent about this and these teenage girls are at risk of contracting HIV/Aids.
[Guardian] Police in Lokoja have confirmed the death of another person during Saturday’s bye-election to fill the vacant Lokoja /Kogi seat in House of Representatives.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Somalia’s Attorney General Ahmed Ali Dahir announced on Wednesday the country’s first ever prosecution against female genital mutilation (FGM) following the death of a 10-year-old girl, an adviser to the government said.
[News24Wire] A robot platform known as the “Monster” is one of the technologies that the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) hopes will improve safety in mines.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former Lang’ata Women’s Prison beauty queen Ruth Kamande has been sentenced to death for killing her boyfriend, Farid Mohammed in 2015.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The head of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, Mahmoud Mahdi, has reported that this year there have been 3,000 cases of child molestation in Khartoum state alone.
[UN News] PSince South Sudan became the world’s youngest country in 2011, 2.6 million of the 3.4 million babies have been born in war, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed Saturday.
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday warned Mozambicans, particularly residents of the northern province of Cabo Delgado, not to be deceived by the false promises made by the terrorist groups who have been committing atrocities in Cabo Delgado since last October.