[Daily Trust] Sokoto -For many farmers in Sokoto State, the menace of quelea birds remains greatly troubling.
[Nation] Archaeologists have unearthed evidence that could add Kenya’s coast a new identity of Cradle of Mankind.
[Monitor] Kampala -A deal to install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras across the country to curb murders has raised funding queries after the police got Shs60b to spend on them in two months before the end of the current financial year.
[Shabelle] Kenya has suspended the construction of the 700 km security wall at the Mandera-Somalia border to quell tensions.
[Nation] Moi University lecturer Duncan Omanga has won the inaugural Facebook Research Award beating other applicants from across the globe.
[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -Construction of the Nsanje Boma Market has started after the district council successfully evicted vendors last month who were reluctant to leave on condition that they should be compensated.
[Nairobi News] Miguna Miguna has received a warm welcome on arriving in Canada earlier today.
[Bhekisisa] Mahlangu didn’t know many of the details of the doomed mental health project but says she deserves the credit for instituting the ombud investigation.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] With the UN’s announcement that a record number of people are now displaced in the Central African Republic and a call for $515m in humanitarian aid, CAR is fast becoming one of the biggest, yet most under-reported humanitarian crises of our time.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Security forces are flushing “criminal elements” out of a forest in western Kenya, an official said on Thursday, two days after a man was killed there, leading the European Union to suspend aid.