[VOA] Kenyan health officials say unsafe abortions are common in the east African nation with nearly half a million in one recent year.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government is insisting that its military has “successfully defeated” Boko Haram insurgents, but says the country is now facing a fresh crisis, which it called a “global insurgency.”
[Nairobi News] Illegal immigrants are using fake Kenyan passports and other identification documents to live and work in the United Kingdom, Nairobi News understands.
[Nation] The ombudswoman wants all State agencies to emulate Kenya Ports Authority in disclosing the salary scales of their top executives.
[The Herald] There are no expired medicines being dispensed at public health institutions as there are systems to ensure the safety of citizens, Government has said.
[Vanguard] As Christians all over the world celebrate Christmas, Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has called on the people to reconcile themselves with God and their neighbours.
[Observer] Pader district chairperson Godfrey Largo Oringa is still nursing injuries to his face following a fierce assault by two female councillors.
[The Conversation Africa] Pain is difficult to measure. Unlike using a thermometer to measure body temperature, a blood test to measure blood glucose, or a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan to detect a tumour, there are no instruments or tests that objectively measure pain.
[The Herald] Government is working on a financial arrangement to ensure adequate fuel supplies during the festive season and plans to deal decisively with black market fuel traders who pose a serious risk to human life, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa has said.
[Premium Times] The federal government has told the U.S. to be cautious in granting a visa to the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in order not to create the impression of endorsing him for the 2019 election.