[Capital FM] Nairobi -According to Ministry of Health, between seven to eight women die every day as a result of cervical cancer and it’s the third leading cause of deaths in the country after infectious and cardiovascular diseases.
[Times of Zambia] More cholera cases have been reported in Lusaka with the Ministry of Health placing the city on high alert.
[The Herald] One million hectares of land are destroyed by fire every year, a situation Government blames on negative attitude and lack of behaviour change by some people. Delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament last week, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said there was need to intensify awareness campaigns to protect the environment.
[Monitor] Kampala -Workers at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) have not been paid for two months over what the national broadcaster managers says is a “cash flow problem”.
[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Zimbabwe said Wednesday it is expecting more women who were trafficked to Kuwait to come back home.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Zanu PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo was last week described as an “enemy of the state” by Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Constantino Chiwenga for criticising the implementation of the command agriculture programme.uro to take a deep look into Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s alleged manoeuvres to grab power from President Robert Mugabe through the systematic capture of state institutions.
[New Zimbabwe] Despite bankability challenges faced with the 99 year leases given to A1 and A2 farmers, the government is mulling extending the agreements to small scale farmers, an official revealed this week.
[Monitor] Kampala -Government has announced it has run short of ordinary passports and will now start issuing the remaining few to only emergency cases such as patients seeking treatment abroad or people travelling to conduct government business and students who get foreign scholarships.
[Shabait] Asmara -A workshop on redressing land degradation was conducted in Asmara at national level.
[The Patriot] Botswana’s Minerals and Water Affairs Minister Sadique Kebonang on Tuesday insisted on maintaining the secrecy around mega government mining contracts, saying that “no country signs transparent agreements”.