[New Times] Southwestern Rwanda is predicted to receive more rains in the first three months of the year than the previous years, according to the latest national seasonal forecast.
[Deutsche Welle] A record 45 million people across southern Africa are in need of in urgent need of food aid, the UN has said. The situation is expected to get even worse as the annual cyclone season begins.
“I USED TO have pimples and everything. And I have big ears in case you haven’t noticed,” laughs Ebba Tesfaye, now fresh-faced and snappily dressed, in the lobby of a swanky hotel.
[News24Wire] ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa’s January 8th statement in Kimberley on Saturday read like a less heavy version of last year’s statement, with talk of land reform, reinvigorating the economy and state-owned enterprises (SOEs), and confronting corruption and state capture.
[Monitor] President Museveni has explain why he dished out ‘brown envelopes’ to persons he met and interacted with during the just concluded 195km trek.
[New Times] The Ministry of Health has announced that it will this year start to distribute the first mosquito nets that are made in Rwanda.
[Dalsan Radio] The United Nations is pushing for renewed talks between Somalia and Somaliland to improve security and promote economic growth.
ISABEL DOS SANTOS lives modestly these days. Or so the billionaire daughter of a former Angolan president, José Eduardo dos Santos, says.
[Nation] The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has rubbished revelations by British data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica on Kenya’s 2013 and 2017 general elections.
[Monitor] When South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka staged her first concert in Uganda in 1991, President Yoweri Museveni was a hugely popular leader. He had been in power for just five years, and many Ugandans viewed him as a political messiah