[Monitor] Kampala -The Royal Thai Embassy has started exploring areas around the country where they intend to introduce mechanised rice production and modern medical facilities.
[Deutsche Welle] Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. Ghana’s parliament has now approved its own drone project, despite initial skepticism.
[Nation] The Somali Lower House of Parliament has declared as invalid a motion seeking the impeachment of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Despite all the lobbying, the European Union has renewed sanctions against the DR Congo’s top officials.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an application by Tom Moyane to have his sacking from the South African Revenue Service overturned, Fin24 reports.
[Guardian] Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari warmed herself into the hearts of most Nigerians by her uncommon understanding of the intricate webs that are defining her husband’s Presidency.
IF ANY SINGLE event sums up the confusion, danger and enormous opportunity posed by the change sweeping across Ethiopia it was when dozens of armed soldiers marched on the office of Abiy Ahmed, the new prime minister, in October. As the troops moved closer, the government shut down the internet, leaving the capital awash with rumours but little information. It looked to many Ethiopians like a coup.
[RFI] Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has for the first time, since his hospitalisation in Saudi Arabia last month, appeared in two videos filmed in Rabat where he is continuing treatment for an unknown illness.
[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.
[Guardian] The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), consisting of over 40 parties, has warned of an alleged plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to dump the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, thereby making next year’s general elections prone to manipulations.