[East African] Tanzania is working on a model that will help ensure that every citizen enjoys health insurance.
[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.
[Vanguard] The Presidents of African countries converged in Beijing last week, to attend the 2018 Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC); President Muhammadu Buhari’s delegation included at least four state governors and seven federal ministers.
[Brookings] Washington, DC -United States President Donald Trump’s incendiary August 22 tweet, contending that white farmers are being killed on a “large scale” in South Africa and that farms and other lands are being expropriated, has become part of his well-known toolkit for boosting appeal among his political base while sowing racial discord at home and abroad.
[East African] Kenyans can expect to pay less for electricity upon the inauguration of the region’s largest solar plant next month, in the northeastern part of the country.
[Guardian] An economist and former Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, once said: “Income inequality is troubling because, among other things, it means that many people in our society do not have the opportunities to advance themselves… .No economy can succeed without a high quality workforce, particularly in an age of globalisation and technical change.”
[East African] Uganda and Tanzania have taken over the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fish market from Rwanda, which is grappling with weak domestic production.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday hosted a delegation of top Japanese business leaders who were in Rwanda to explore trade and investment opportunities in the country.
[Premium Times] The return of the Amaju Pinnick-led executives of the Nigerian Football Federation will help save hundreds of jobs, the NFF General Secretary, Muhammed Sanusi, said on Monday.
[Premium Times] Two analysts attached to the Africa Programme of the Chatham House say President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance in the last six months of his tenure will determine if he gets reelected in 2019.