[New Era] With neighbouring Zambia being among countries at risk of an Ebola outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Social Services says Namibia has an Ebola virus disease (EVD) preparedness and response plan in place that was developed in 2015.
[VOA] The Horn of Africa continued to resolve diplomatic impasses with the announcement Friday that Eritrea and Djibouti will normalize relations.
[Focac] Beijing -South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday dismissed allegations of China practicing colonialism in Africa, saying China instead has been a partner in boosting social and economic development on the continent.
[ISS] Parties to the South Sudan conflict signed a power-sharing deal on 5 August 2018 in Khartoum. The latest governance arrangement is part of several deals reached in the past few months. However, the numerous broken peace deals in South Sudan in the past raise concerns about implementation.
[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea starting from July 17, 2018, with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787.
[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia has welcomed Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki for his first visit in 22 years.
[Daily News] At least 20 people died and 45 others suffered injuries in a nasty road accident that involved a lorry and three minibuses on Sunday.
[Africa Renewal] Harare -”If we are going to talk about gender inequality, we need to talk about masculinities, ” stated Helena Wahlström Henriksson, Professor in Gender Studies at the Uppsala University Centre for Gender Research (Sweden) at the start of a discussion on challenging harmful constructions of masculinities, organized by the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 31 May 2018.
[The Conversation Africa] The political upheaval that Ethiopians have become accustomed to seems to be a thing of the past – for now. Many have praised the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who took office in April 2018, for restoring calm to much of the country.
[Nation] Dozens of families in Murang’a County have been left homeless after their houses and farms were destroyed by mudslides and fault lines triggered by the ongoing rains.