[The Exchange] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the financing of Kenya’s north link road which when combined with the current section will make it the longest expressway in the country.
[East African] Aspiration 1 of Agenda 2063 envisions “A prosperous Africa based on inclusive growth and sustainable development” and one of the enabling factors to achieve this ambition is ensuring that the continent has an environmentally sustainable climate and resilient economies and communities.
[Nation] Tanzania authorities finally produced investigative journalist and author Erick Kabendera in court on Monday and charged him with a crime.
[East African] Authorities in Uganda say the country’s healthcare system has succeeded in stemming further spread of the deadly Ebola virus that killed at least three people in Kasese, a border district with the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been battling it over the past 11 months.
[Zimbabwe Standard] And so it was in every home that the father was this imposing tower of authority and paragon of virtue that was not only feared, but also looked up to in sundry ways.
[Vanguard] The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has Commissioned a number of projects in the State built by Governor Rochas Okorocha, Congratulating the people of the State for the great achievements of the governor.
[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s long rains – which typically run from March to May – haven’t started in most of the country. Some regions have now experienced the failure of three rainy seasons in a row
[East African] After four months of street protests, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir and the opposition have reached a deal to negotiate a transitional government.
[The Patriot] Respected conservation spokesperson Dereck Joubert has reacted to the recent recommendation by a Botswana government committee that the ban on trophy hunting should be lifted, elephants culled and fences be erected to prevent certain wildlife migration:
[GroundUp] Activities at Wits University were brought to a halt as student protests entered a fourth day on Thursday. About 200 students, led by the Wits Student Representative Council (SRC), went door-to-door across campuses, stopping lectures along the way.