[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia is one of 13 countries close to achieving HIV epidemic control.
[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).
[The Conversation Africa] Dr Abiy Ahmed has been chosen as a consensus replacement for outgoing premier Hailemariam Desalegn. Ahmed was sworn in by the Ethiopian Parliament on Easter Monday.
[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri who had attempted to infiltrate the town on Friday.
[Addis Fortune] It has been weeks since that fateful announcement by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of his decision to vacate his post. The media frenzy was at first focused on him, which is not surprising since senior-level officials rarely resign in Ethiopia, or in Africa. But people were already looking forward to finding out who his successor will be.
[Deutsche Welle] During a visit to Ethiopia, Rex Tillerson has said the answer to violence in the East African country was greater freedom, and that the country should lift its state of emergency as quickly as possible.
[News24Wire] Six people including a child died on Friday evening after the minibus in which they were travelling in crashed into a barrier on the M2 freeway eastbound before Geldenhuys Interchange in Germiston, Ekurhuleni.
[Premium Times] The Friday fire incident at Old Panteka Market, Tudun Wada, Kaduna, consumed about 700 shops and affected the jobs of about 30,000 youth, the chairman of the market, Suleiman Shehu, has said.
[This Day] The spread of a new disease called monkeypox is disturbing and government must avoid its politicisation, writes Olawale Olaleye
[IPS] Rome -The world is running out of new antibiotics to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a new specialised report warns ahead of this year’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week, adding that most of the drugs currently in the clinical pipeline are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions.