[VOA] Anonymous threats. Police harassment. Hostile officials
[Vanguard] The governor of Tanzania’s economic hub, Dar es Salaam, has drawn up a list of 200 people accused of homosexuality who could now be rounded up in the East African country’s latest anti-gay crackdown.
[News24Wire] Media houses need to deeply introspect on their practices and how these might be contributing to democracy or eroding trust, the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) urged this week.
[New Zimbabwe] VICE president Constantino Chiwenga is hospitalised in South Africa, the presidency admitted Monday, adding that he was expected to return home this week.
[Nation] The family of Ms Sharon Otieno, the slain university student, has said it will bury her on October 18, even as it denied claims it had requested for upkeep from the Migori County government.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court has denied Migori Governor Okoth Obado bail owing to uncertainty of the safety of witnesses in the murder trial he is facing over Sharon Otieno’s killing.
[Nation] Supporters of Migori Governor Okoth Obado are fighting back, targeting Sharon Otieno’s family and the media.
[Deutsche Welle] A country with no political parties and an absolute monarch, critics have called eSwatini’s elections a sham. Authorities claim the polls “preserve its very rich cultures and traditions.”
[This Day] I wish her well in her future pursuits
[The Aspen Institute] Recently, various Kenyan outlets have run stories that are disempowering to women and girls.