[This is Africa] William Masvinu won the Mr Ugly contest on Sunday night. Mr Ugly is an annual contest that seeks to celebrate beauty in ugliness, according to organisers.
[Deutsche Welle] Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been inaugurated as Zimbabwe’s new leader, taking over from his toppled predecessor Robert Mugabe. A large crowd gathered to witness an historic transition of power.
[Zimbabwe Standard] A top general has warned that the chronic funding of the army has become a threat to national security, saying soldiers may fail to defend the country in the event of a major attack.
[This Day] Globacom recently gave residents of Ibadan a night to remember as it held its flagship music concert, Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour, with Olamide Adedeji, Runtown and other music superstars.
[New Zimbabwe] Troubled national carrier, Air Zimbabwe is set to dump its discredited name and further acquire new planes in a fresh government attempt to change the fortunes of the parastatal.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has laid a foundation stone for the new 300km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro.
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Government said it wants to conduct a deep restructuring process of early childhood education actions, due to the challenges facing children under five years of age.
[The Herald] Zimbabwe is expected to continue receiving rains, with the northern parts of the country expected to experience heavy rains up to next week.
[Monitor] The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, on Monday made her mind known to editors from different media houses, accusing them of being used by the mafia to bring her and the institution of Parliament down.
[Al Jazeera] The event followed a now familiar pattern: a small convoy of dusty 4×4 vehicles drove on to the edge of the airstrip at Galkayo in Puntland, north-central Somalia; armed security guards took up watchful positions nearby and a number of bemused-looking men stepped gingerly from the cars and lined up to have their photographs taken by the media.