[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -”Leaving the population utterly abandoned is a painful admission”
[Nairobi News] A 30-year-old woman gave birth to five children at a health facility in Homa Bay County.
[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -At least 5 people were killed while six persons wounded when multiple blast rock Maiduguri on Tuesday, eyewitness said.
[IRIN] Harare -At the ripe old age of 93, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s long-serving president, has offered himself as the candidate to lead his ruling ZANU-PF party in elections next year.
[East African] Five students and a security guard were shot dead early Saturday morning at a secondary school in Turkana County in northwestern Kenya.
[Times of Zambia] More cholera cases have been reported in Lusaka with the Ministry of Health placing the city on high alert.
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly drawn criticism from health and political activists after she allegedly donated used underwear to Zanu-PF party supporters in the eastern border city of Mutare.
[The Herald] It’s not about a gleaming waiting room, with tiled floors, aircon, mounted televisions, beautiful furniture, portraits, magazines, coffee mixers and chilled water dispensers. It’s not about custom beds, cabinets and glass panelled waiting rooms with expensive lighting.
[Nation] A two-year-old grandson of the late Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua has died after being mauled by dogs in Ring Road Estate in Nyeri Town.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Goma -”I don’t remember anything from what happened later in that day. I was raped, I got pregnant and now here is my baby”