[Nyasa Times] Malawi government says a vaccine against malaria could be a vital new tool in the fight against the debilitating illness as the Ministry of Health starts immunising children in the world’s first large-scale pilot of RTS, S — the candidate vaccine that is furthest along in development –from April 23 2019.
IN A COUNTRY of crusty old warlords, Raya al-Hassan is challenging stereotypes. A decade ago she was appointed Lebanon’s finance minister, the first woman in the Arab world to hold such a post
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has said his leadership will never allow “mafia-style” handling of Zanu-PF issues and urged party members to follow laid down procedures when settling grievances. The Zanu-PF First Secretary also warned youths to be wary of party cadres with unbridled ambitions who may want to cause disunity in the revolutionary organisation.
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The popular marches continued in Algiers and across the country’s provinces, for the 8th Friday in a row, chanting the same slogans demanding “radical change” and the departure of the “figures of the system,” reported APS journalists.
[Nation] Nearly half of recently surveyed Somali residents of the Dadaab refugee complex say they have no intention of returning to their homeland due to concerns about violence, drought and lack of services.
[African Arguments] It’s not just domestically that the new Prime Minister has shaken things up in his first year.
[Nation] As soon as he bids the Lifestyle team farewell, Joseph Theuri starts his motorcycle and powers it away, disappearing fast into the maze of roads in Gachie, Kiambu County.
[Premium Times] Renowned Nigerian poet and novelist, Gabriel Okara, has died.
[The Conversation Africa] The ability to raise revenues from taxes – called “fiscal capacity” – is a crucial aspect for the functioning of any state.
[Daily Trust] Today, as you read this, voters are lining up in all 36 states to elect members of state Houses of Assembly.