[Capital FM] Nairobi -All government security forces have been mobilized to join in the search for two Cuban doctors abducted from Mandera on Friday morning and taken to Somalia–raising fresh security concerns in the volatile region.
[New Zimbabwe] A 49-YEAR-old Harare man who killed his girlfriend and her three children by burning them alive after he was ditched back in 2013 has been sentenced to hang by High Court Judge, Justice Esther Muremba.
[AIM] Maputo -Flooding in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia has taken 444 lives, according to the provincial governor, Abdul Razak, cited in a Wednesday press release from the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic.
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Tuesday decreed a national emergency, following the devastation caused by cyclone Idai in the centre of the country.
AID WORKERS have described it as Mozambique’s worst humanitarian crisis since its 15-year civil war. Nearly a week after Tropical Cyclone Idai walloped the coast before churning inland, the full extent of the damage is still unclear
[Malawi News Agency] Chitipa -High Court sitting in Chitipa has convicted a man arrested in 2016 for attempted murder of a woman with albinism.
[Daily News] HELIETH Gerald, the second accused in the murder case of a Kibeta Primary school Standard Five pupil told the High Court that he never caned the deceased but instead handed him over to the first accused, Respicius Patrick Mutazangira, who was also the discipline master of the school.
[Vanguard] Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says threatening people with death in context of election is incitement to electoral violence.
[VOA] In Zimbabwe, rights and opposition groups are surviving by using social media to communicate with the masses as state-owned media remain reserved for ruling party officials. During recent anti-government protests, the public received information through social media and now the government wants a law to block such platforms.
[Deutsche Welle] President Ali Bongo is returning to Gabon after receiving treatment for a stroke he had in October, government sources say. It comes a week after a coup attempt was thwarted and days after he appointed a new government.