[Ghana Govt.] The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, left Accra, yesterday, for a five-day working visit to the high-tech city of Silicon Valley, California, United States of America.
[Swazi Media] Swaziland’s Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini has hinted his government might try to restrict access to social media.
[Daily Trust] Dutse -Tragedy occurred at the Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure in Jigawa State, as a 200- Level Accountancy student, Tolu Joshua, stabbed his ex-girlfriend, who is also his course mate, in the neck.
[Premium Times] The 371,800 figure often quoted as the number of members of the Nigeria Police Force in the country included no fewer than 80,115 ‘ghost officers’, data obtained from the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation by PREMIUM TIMES have uncovered.
[News24Wire] Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says his department will offer to help victims and their families of the listeriosis outbreak with potential litigation if they decide to take the matter further.
[Nairobi News] Kenyatta National Hospital chief executive and her deputy, the Director of Clinical Services, were sent on compulsory leave to allow investigations into a surgery mix up.
[Guardian] Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has sanctioned three companies and barred 750,000 numbers found to be connected to call masking.
[Leadership] A Federal High Court sitting in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger state has set free about 475 suspected Boko Haram members.
[Namibian] A report released by the Namibia Intercensal Demographic Survey in 2016 shows that about 80% of households in the Zambezi region have no toilets, forcing residents to use the bush, riverbeds and fields to answer nature.
[Premium Times] A large number of youth claiming to be former armed militants in the Niger Delta area of Ondo State on Friday protested in Akure, the state capital, over their non-inclusion in the extended amnesty program.