[East African] The United States has warned of a possible terror attack from unsecured biological agents stored in Kenya’s health facilities and medical research laboratories.
[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.
[Monitor] Kampala -Government of Uganda Monday signed a deal with Microsoft Corporation which will ensure collaboration between the two parties in enhancing innovation and skills in the country’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government’s effort to offer antiretroviral drugs has helped reduce HIV/AIDS related deaths.
[Leadership] Economic experts have said Nigeria’s new Minister of Finance Mrs Zainab Ahmed should as a matter of necessity, make financing of the nation’s 2018 budget a topmost one in her list of duty, and ensure right deployment of available resources to the appropriate segments. Mrs Ahmed sits in a strategic position of the coordinator of the economy.
[New Era] With neighbouring Zambia being among countries at risk of an Ebola outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Social Services says Namibia has an Ebola virus disease (EVD) preparedness and response plan in place that was developed in 2015.
[New Times] Charles Munyaneza, the Executive Secretary of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), has urged women and girls to massively participate in the upcoming parliamentary polls.
[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.