[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has announced a decline in number of new cases of Lassa fever in the country.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona -African countries must tackle climate change with a new economic model rooted in clean energy, forest protection and technology to support farmers – but they will need more investment and research to make that happen, leaders said on Thursday.
[News24Wire] Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has called on women to be at the centre of conflict resolution, mediation and peacekeeping on International Women’s Day.
[Nation] Sometimes the world changes so slowly that we miss it. And at other times it changes too quickly, we miss it too.
[Deutsche Welle] Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is facing unprecedented protests as he prepares to stand for a fifth term in April elections. Opponents say the ailing 82-year-old is unfit for office.
[CPJ] Abidjan -The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Liberian authorities to ensure that those responsible for two recent attacks on independent broadcaster Roots FM are swiftly arrested and prosecuted.
BINYAMIN NETANYAHUhas long hoped to make history this year. On April 9th, when Israel holds a general election, he aims to equal the record of the country’s founding prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, by racking up a fifth election victory.
[East African] The United States Africa Command (Africom) has begun withdrawing troops from the continent in line with the Trump administration’s priorities.
[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPPSecretary General, Grezelder Jeffrey wa Jeffrey has challenged Malawians to vote for President Peter Mutharika in the forthcoming watershed election for continuation of development in the country.
[News24Wire] Former ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has admitted that the party accepted donations from Bosasa despite public allegations of corruption, including paying bribes for tenders shrouding the Krugersdorp-based firm.