[Nation] Five of the country’s beaches — Diani, Mombasa, Watamu, Chale Island and Shela — featured in the Top 50 African Beaches Category by Flightnetwork.com, an online travel publication.
[News24Wire] The three men involved in the kidnapping, rape and murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her friend Cheslin Marsh have received life sentences.
[HRW] South Africa’s highest court has delivered two landmark decisions protecting women’s rights to equality and land ownership, as well as the rights of communities living in mining areas.
[Monitor] “Whenever I think of what happened I do not want to eat or live anymore. I blame myself for not being able to save my husband,” says Aidah Nandutu.
[Deutsche Welle] Mohammed Dewji, the CEO of the METL Group and Africa’s youngest billionaire, has returned home safely, the family company he runs has announced. Dewji was abducted outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania.
[New Zimbabwe] VICE president Constantino Chiwenga is hospitalised in South Africa, the presidency admitted Monday, adding that he was expected to return home this week.
[Monitor] Mbale -Couples using family planning to determine the number of children that they should produce have been branded as ‘murderers’ by a pastor.
[Monitor] Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP, Robert Kyagulanyi, says his family fears the worst of what might happen to him although he believes what he’s doing is the right thing.
[Nation] Catholic bishops reiterated their opposition to the use of condoms to fight HIV/Aids, calling for abstinence among unmarried couples.
[Nation] The prosecution has lined up 27 witnesses to testify in the trial of former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and six other officials.