[Nairobi News] Police officers at Central Police station whose houses were destroyed by a huge fire on Friday morning are appealing for help to get back on their feet.
[Nation] Self-declared National Resistance Movement (NRM) General Miguna Miguna was arrested on Friday morning, shortly after he raised the alarm on a police raid at his home.
[New Zimbabwe] Harare -The government has drastically reduced annual ground rental fees for diamonds from 3,000 U.S. dollars to 225 dollars as it seeks more investment into the diamond sector.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Rabak -On Friday, demonstrations against the huge price hikes continued in the Sudanese capital for the fourth day in a row. Protests were also reported in Rabak, the capital of White Nile State.
[New Zimbabwe] Scores of Zanu PF supporters on Friday gathered at a Bulawayo parlour to bid farewell to the late ruling party youth leader, Magura Charumbira.
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -In another meeting attended by members of Ethiopia’s Security Council, participants at a day long meeting on Friday January 05 have reflected on yet another daunting security assessment compiled from various parts of the country since the council’s first meeting was held, during which an alarming security assessment document was presented.
[News24Wire] Six people including a child died on Friday evening after the minibus in which they were travelling in crashed into a barrier on the M2 freeway eastbound before Geldenhuys Interchange in Germiston, Ekurhuleni.
[Monitor] Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has ordered for the arrest of any officer who will be found walking alone.
[Vanguard] The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s unemployment rate rose from 14.2% to 18.8% in 2017. It also said that Nigeria’s labour population increased from 83.9 million in the second quarter to 85.1 million in the third quarter of 2017, a difference of 1.2million in additional workforce.
[Nairobi News] Kenya National Union of Teachers boss Wilson Sossion on Friday surprised his first-born daughter Rosemary Chepkorir with a new car on her graduation from the University of Nairobi.