[This Day] Lagos -The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, Ali Ndume who is aspiring to be the next Senate President has called on his party, the All Progressives Congress to give all party members aspiring for leadership positions in the 9th Senate a level-playing field.
[New Zimbabwe] Matabeleland North -MORE than 50 villagers from Hwange’s Lukosi area, were on Wednesday arrested and charged with theft after they looted groceries from a truck at an accident scene.
[VOA] When authorities in Benin turned off the country’s internet during parliamentary elections Sunday, they became the ninth African government to restrict access this year.
[RFI] Turnout in Benin’s parliamentary polls on Sunday was roughly 20 percent, as voters angry at new electoral rules restricting the opposition stayed away.
[allAfrica] Heavy rain and likely flooding are predicted for Tuesday in Nampula and Cabo Delgado, exacerbating problems caused by Cyclone Kenneth. Many areas in central Cabo Delgado remain inaccessible due to flooded roads and washed out roads and bridges. Macomia can be reached but it is difficult to travel further north
[Nation] Mzee Paul Sichere Mukhanji, a farmer in Shitaho village in Kakamega County, is a distraught man.
[Nation] Kenyan Somali elders’ mission to negotiate the release of two abducted Cuban doctors with their counterparts in Somalia has placed focus on just how much power they wield.
[allAfrica] While more than a third of Africans have thought about emigrating, far fewer are actually putting concrete measures in place to do so, according to a new report by Pan-African research network Afrobarometer.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona -Water use has been increasing worldwide by about 1 percent a year since the 1980s and researchers expect it to rise a further 20 to 30 percent from today’s level by 2050.
[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika would disregard a 48-hour demand by civil society organisations (CSOs) to return to Lilongwe from his Northern Region tour and meet people with albinism (PWAs) who are holding a vigil and have a face-to-face meeting with the Malawi leader to discuss the continued killings of albinos in the country.