[The Herald] The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF Zimbabwe), in collaboration with local writers, photographers and graphic designers has developed 16 story-books for children under the age of six.
[allAfrica] The number of people living in extreme poverty around the world continues to decline — in 25 years, extreme poverty was reduced from 36 percent to 10 percent, which translates to 1.1 billion fewer people living under $1.90 a day.
[New Zimbabwe] Harare -The ministry of health says it has managed to contain the cholera outbreak in the capital Harare that has so far killed 32 people and infected 7,000 others.
[Wellbeing Foundation] Ilorin -The ground-breaking partnership between the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Johnson & Johnson and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is set to expand across the whole of Kwara State, in an announcement due to take place today.
[Premium Times] At least five people died in a boat accident in Lagos Wednesday evening, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.
[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.