[AIM] Maputo -Quelimane (Mozambique), 18 Apr (AIM) – Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario declared on Wednesday that the government is working for a successful post-cyclone recovery, with agriculture playing a key role, so that dependence on donated food in the cyclone hit areas will not last for a long time.
[allAfrica] Al Jazeera has reported that Sudan’s military rulers arrested two brothers of deposed President Omar al-Bashir as hundreds of people marched in the capital, Khartoum, calling for a swift handover of power to civilian leadership. Abdullah and Abbas Hassan al-Bashir were taken into custody as part of a continuing campaign of arrests against “symbols and leaders of the previous regime”.
[Premium Times] The Code of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that it has the jurisdiction to allow the trial of a sitting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
[Addis Standard] Addis Standard has quoted a BBC Amharic story that says 39 people have died from measles.
[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), candidate to produce and tender his educational certificates, indicating the schools attended by him, with dates.
[News24Wire] An application to have South Africa’s electoral laws amended before the May 8 elections to expressly allow independent candidates to stand in the election, has been dismissed in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.
[Deutsche Welle] Imagine you have male and female sexual organs and have to go to desperate lengths to keep this secret at your all-girls boarding school. Intersex Kenyans hope an end to the discrimination and hate is on the horizon.
[The Herald] All roads lead to the National Sports Stadium today for the country’s 39th Independence Day main celebrations where President Mnangagwa is expected to deliver the keynote independence address.
IN THE CONTROL room of Scatec Solar in Cape Town Johan Badenhorst gazes at the six monitors on the wall. The screens display the status of the firm’s 16 plants in 11 countries. The three in South Africa are doing nicely, producing enough energy to power 93,000 homes
[Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll, Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian.