[Premium Times] The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Monday suggested reasons why Nigerians usually fall prey to fake news which is gaining grounds in African media circles.
[Deutsche Welle] The theft of crude oil in Nigeria has cost the country ?9 billion in the last two years.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa Monday defended the new 2 percent tax recently levied on electronic transfers insisting it was a worthy pain locals have to bear with as his government takes measures to remedy the current economic crisis.
[Nation] Flamboyant businessman and politician Don Bosco Gichana is finally free after five years of detention by a Tanzanian court.
[Nation] The father of the young woman slain in Kilimani, Nairobi last week, has forgiven her daughter’s killer(s).
[Nation] Detectives were last evening looking for television journalist Jacque Maribe as investigations into the murder of a woman last week in Nairobi’s Kilimani neighbourhood gathered steam.
[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.
[Nairobi News] President Uhuru Kenyatta returned to the country under the cover of darkness on Sunday amid public uproar over hiked tax on fuel products.
[Observer] Angry mourners today chased away Internal Affairs minister Gen Jeje Odongo and police spokesperson Emilian Kayima from the burial of former Buyende district police commander Muhammad Kirumira.
FINDING evidence of police brutality in Kenya should not be too tricky. Amateur footage of officers shooting suspected crooks in the back of the head is shared on social media. Vigilante police groups post photographs of suspects they have killed, or intend to kill, on Facebook.