[News24Wire] The General Public Service Sectoral Bargaining Council (GPSSC) has ordered the reinstatement of Limpopo government spokesperson Phuti Seloba after it found that his suspension was illegal and unfair.
[The New Humanitarian] Juba -’People are asking: where is that money, why hasn’t it shown up yet, and what is the government spending it on?’
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research is working with the German Embassy in Tunisia to complete procedures for the launch of the Tunisian-German University project as soon as possible.
[New Times] The African Women’s Leadership Fund will prioritize the growth and success of women-owned and operated companies in Africa.
[Daily News] AS some members of Parliament are pushing for legalisation of bhang cultivation in the country, anti-drug activists in East Africa have opposed the move, calling upon the government to uphold the UN drug control conventions.
[Deutsche Welle] Attacks on reporters and the shutting down of two radio stations in Gambia have reminded journalists of the dark days of Yahya Jammeh. Is President Adama Barrow reneging on his pledge to uphold press freedom?
[Nation] A three-judge bench has dismissed a petition to bar Kenya from participating before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in a maritime dispute with Somalia.
[Nyasa Times] The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Tuesday evening re-arrested business tycoon Thom Mpinganjira in connection with an alleged attempt to bribe High Court of Malawi judges set to deliver judgement in the presidential election nullification petition case after the High Court of Malawi faulted Zomba’s Magistrate Court order that quashed his initial warrant of arrest.
[Premium Times] The death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 41, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed.
[Addis Standard] Amnesty International said it has confirmed that at least 75 supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were arrested over the weekend from various places in different parts of Oromia Regional State, as Ethiopian authorities intensify the crackdown on dissenting political views ahead of the general elections.