[Vanguard] Following successful conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, which was elevated to the level of heads of state, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers.
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe Anti- Corruption Commission (Zacc) chairperson, Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo has promised to recuse herself if ever her husband, Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo was to become the subject of an investigation by the anti-graft body.
[Times of Zambia] The Government has called for robust adjustment facilities to minimise economic shocks from duty elimination, as the African Union (AU) has operationalised the African Continental Free trade Area (AfCFTA).
[AI London] Group detained for supposedly conducting a gay marriage
[Egypt Online] In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on February 24th, 2018, the Arab Republic of Egypt condemned the two terrorist attacks perpetrated by al-Shabab, which targeted the presidential palace and a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing 45 people.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs has denied reports about the closure of the borders with three neighbouring countries.
[Radio Dabanga] New York -According to a Catholic charity organisation, children in Sudanese refugee camps are denied food unless they recite Islamic prayers.
[Observer] Uganda’s budget for maintaining its foreign envoys is likely to go up every time President Museveni appoints former ministers as ambassadors, if government implements a new presidential directive to the public service ministry.
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has expressed readiness to expand economic cooperation with Tunisia, Foreign Affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama has said.
[Citizen] The United Nations is still silent on the expulsion from Tanzania of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director Awa Dabo.