[This Day] A Nigerian passenger who was billed to travel from Lagos to Asaba on Air Peace flight yesterday was stopped and isolated by the airline’s Coronavirus screening team when it discovered that he was very sick at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, known as MMA2.
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -A CHINESE technology company and the South Africa-China Economic and Trade Association have donated R3 million (US$170 596) to support efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Southern African country.
[News24Wire] Another former senior journalist has been accused of sexually abusing boys while he held senior positions in the media.
[East African] William Pike, an idealistic young former ‘hippie’, born and raised in colonial Tanganyika, returns to East Africa to rediscover his childhood roots. He finds, to his dismay, that the optimism of independence has dissolved into ‘shabbiness and decline.’
[RFI] A suicide attack hit the US embassy in Tunis on Friday with two attackers and one police officer killed. The explosion marked the most serious assault the Tunisian capital has seen in months.
[Nation] Garbage collectors contracted by City Hall have downed their tools due to non-payment, even as the county’s Finance and Environment departments trade blame over who is responsible for the mess.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Wednesday evening reshuffled the cabinet making major changes to key ministries notably Health and Education.
BACK IN1981, when assassins’ bullets felled Anwar Sadat at a military parade and propelled Hosni Mubarak to Egypt’s highest office, no one dreamed he would fill it for longer than his two predecessors put together. As Sadat’s vice-president, the former air-force commander had kept the low profile of a stolid, trusted retainer.
[Nation] The death of a police officer critical to the investigation of the fake tender deal involving former Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa and an American company has puzzled investigators.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Climate change could expand farmland globally by almost a third but would also bring significant environmental threats, including a risk of increased emissions from soils