[The Herald] Government has concluded a $25 million deal for medical equipment, medicines and surgical sundries with India to ease drug shortages and deal with price distortions.
[35°N] The three subsidiaries of the Oragroup Banking Group, in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo won the award for best bank in their respective countries. This award is presented by The Banker magazine, a publication of the Financial Times group.
[Observer] The controversy surrounding the recent dismissal of a St Mary’s College Kisubi (Smack) student over alleged gay activities has reignited the concern about the extent of the vice in schools across the country.
[allAfrica] The number of people living in extreme poverty around the world continues to decline — in 25 years, extreme poverty was reduced from 36 percent to 10 percent, which translates to 1.1 billion fewer people living under $1.90 a day.
[The Herald] One of China’s top billionaires, Mr Li Jinyuan, has committed to invest in Zimbabwe after he held talks with President Mnangagwa last week.
[AI London] Group detained for supposedly conducting a gay marriage
[VOA] Johannesburg -The island nation of Madagascar votes Wednesday, with four former heads of state vying for the top job in a pool of 36 candidates.
[New Times] The first Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) in Africa was launched Wednesday in Kigali, opening doors for small businesses in Africa to take part in cross-border electronic trade.
[New Times] Rwanda has improved 11 places in the annual series of World Bank’s Doing Business Report, ranking 29th globally from the 41st the previous year. The country retained its second position in Africa.
[Vanguard] The governor of Tanzania’s economic hub, Dar es Salaam, has drawn up a list of 200 people accused of homosexuality who could now be rounded up in the East African country’s latest anti-gay crackdown.