[allAfrica] Johannesburg -Police shot and killed two people for defying lockdown orders imposed by the government to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to Bloomberg.
[Nation] Kenyan avocado farmers have suffered a major blow after the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) suspended the export of the fruit indefinitely.
[New Zimbabwe] Villagers in Silobela, Midlands province are living in fear of being blown up by grenades or other explosives which were planted during the country’s liberation war in the 1970s.
[Deutsche Welle] A record 45 million people across southern Africa are in need of in urgent need of food aid, the UN has said. The situation is expected to get even worse as the annual cyclone season begins.
[SAnews.gov.za] Government has noted rating agency Fitch’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘BB+’ and maintain the negative outlook.
[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.
[SAnews.gov.za] Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu and Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will convene an urgent meeting with stakeholders in a bid to keep community radio stations on air.
[Leadership] Lagos -Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), has again resolved to empower 106,000 women across four states in the Northern region with a total sum of N1.1 billion.
[Premium Times] The police on Wednesday announced the killing of three officers and severe injuries on other personnel after Nigerian soldiers opened fire on a police team in Taraba.
[Nation] Kenya Thursday joined the league of oil exporting countries in the world, President Uhuru Kenyatta announced.