[The Point] The Senegalese Ministry of Health announced on Thursday additional two new cases bringing the total to 39 cases of Covid-19; 5 patients are being treated.
[Premium Times] The much-vaunted devaluation of the Naira came into force on Friday despite the denial by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) last week that same was not on the cards.
[RFI] A suicide attack hit the US embassy in Tunis on Friday with two attackers and one police officer killed. The explosion marked the most serious assault the Tunisian capital has seen in months.
[This Day] Abuja -South African telecom firm MTN (MTNJ.J) yesterday said it was reviewing allegations that it, alongside other firms, violated the United States Anti-Terrorism Act by paying protection money to al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan.
[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian government has made a U-turn to temporarily host at Osire refugee camp the desperate migrants who fled South Africa last month following a wave of xenophobic attacks.
[Dalsan Radio] Several people are feared dead after suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked a Mandera-bound bus between Kutulo and Wargadud in Wajir County on December 6.
[New Zimbabwe] A Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) former consultant who allegedly attempted to swindle 2018 presidential elections candidate Joseph Busha out of US$65 000 was Friday temporarily granted her passport after begging the court to release it so she could visit outside the country.
[Nyasa Times] Truck drivers have defiantly said the strike slated for Monday will still go ahead with or without a court injunction.
[SAnews.gov.za] South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled almost all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday as a result of industrial action.