[New Times] The government has said that access to electricity will reach 51 per cent by the end of this fiscal year up, from the current 45 per cent.
[Deutsche Welle] Many Egyptians feared that the opening of the sarcophagus, which some thought could contain the bones of Alexander the Great, would unleash a 1000-year curse. The Ancient Greek ruler died in 323 BC.
[VOA] Four civilians were killed in an attack targeting a French patrol in Mali Sunday, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. At least 20 other people were injured in the attack, including eight French soldiers, the ministry said.
[New Era] Windhoek -The Africa Development and Education Foundation in Namibia (ADEF), says the visa rejection of two investors from Saudi Arabia, are linked to derogatory remarks by Home Affairs and Immigration officials.
[NEWS] As Lassa Fever ‘Kills’ Two In M/Gibi
[Daily Trust] The Sudanese police have launched an investigation into motives behind the killing of a Nigerian diplomat, Habibu Almu in Sudan.
[The Herald] Government has, with immediate effect, fired all striking nurses after they refused to return to work even though the employer acceded to their demands and availed over $17 million. President Mnangagwa has endorsed the dismissal to ensure new people were immediately engaged to save the lives of patients.
[VOA] Two car bombs in the Somali capital killed six people and injured at least five others on Sunday, witnesses said. One of the car bombs exploded at a key checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing four people and injuring at least four others, according to medical sources.
[Egypt Online] In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on February 24th, 2018, the Arab Republic of Egypt condemned the two terrorist attacks perpetrated by al-Shabab, which targeted the presidential palace and a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing 45 people.
[Premium Times] The Senate on Thursday asked its Committees of Health (Secondary & Tertiary) and Primary Health Care & Communicable Diseases to investigate steps taken by the Federal Ministry of Health to curb the spread of Lassa fever in Nigeria.