[New Times] The government has said that access to electricity will reach 51 per cent by the end of this fiscal year up, from the current 45 per cent.
[The Conversation Africa] Land distribution and people’s access to land have always been high on the political agenda in South Africa.
[New Zimbabwe] “My opponent is neither the first nor the last political figure to stretch his CV. This is a consequence of holding such high party office when still a relative political novice. That, at least, is plain for all to see.”
[Monitor] India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is already at Parliament where he’s expected to address Ugandan lawmakers today.
[News24Wire] The Department of Water and Sanitation is expected to hold a high-level meeting on Friday to assess whether the severe water restrictions in Cape Town and surrounding areas can be relaxed.
[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia has welcomed Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki for his first visit in 22 years.
[Africa Renewal] Dilla -Over 800,000 internally displaced persons are living without adequate shelter and safe sanitation in Ethiopia, resulting in a worsening humanitarian situation further exacerbated by cold, wet weather brought on by the rainy season.
[Premium Times] A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, says stronger leadership is critical to the economic development of the African continent.
[UN News] PSince South Sudan became the world’s youngest country in 2011, 2.6 million of the 3.4 million babies have been born in war, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed Saturday.
[RBM] Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign empowers Africans to take a stand in the fight against the deadly disease