[Addis Standard] Addis Standard has quoted a BBC Amharic story that says 39 people have died from measles.
[News24Wire] The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) allayed fears that a hot cross bun could land you in jail for drunk driving after a video of a breathalyser test showed a startling result after an officer ate one of the Easter buns in a test.
[RFI] Sudan’s highest echelons of the military security establishment are looking for a civilian face to run the country in order to curb the protesters’ anger, otherwise the protest movement will stay on the streets, according to political analysts.
[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has announced the release of a summarised version of the National Assembly’s 2018 budget.
[Nation] Hidden deep in the thicket, just a kilometre from Mrima wa Ndege township is Kaya Godhoma Centre, a sanctuary that has hosted tens of elders since 2008.
[Monitor] Kampala -A Ugandan doctor has been awarded a prestigious United States (US) award for his role in treatment of heart diseases.
[East African] Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has had mixed success in the past two years, but has earned a fair score in the mid-term assessment, compared with his predecessors.
THE NEWS could not have come at a worse time for Benny Gantz, the main challenger to Binyamin Netanyahu, the prime minister. Less than four weeks before Israelis go to the polls it was reported that Mr Gantz’s telephone had been hacked by Iran and that stolen information may have included embarrassing images. While the candidate dismissed it as “political gossip”, some in his party blamed Mr Netanyahu for spreading the dirt.
THE MANTRA of the Arab spring is back. “The people want the regime to go,” chant hundreds of thousands of protesters in Algeria, hoping to end the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Their cries are echoed in Sudan, where three months of demonstrations have rattled the regime of Omar al-Bashir, the leader for three decades
[East African] Mountain gorillas are raiding eucalyptus plantations outside Rwanda’s protected area in search of sodium.