[Deutsche Welle] President Ali Bongo is returning to Gabon after receiving treatment for a stroke he had in October, government sources say. It comes a week after a coup attempt was thwarted and days after he appointed a new government.
ACCORDING TO POLLS, most Israelis do not want Binyamin Netanyahu, their prime minister, to serve another term.
[UN News] The excessive use of force during large-scale demonstrations against food and fuel shortages in Sudan is alarming, and an infringement on the right of peaceful assembly, said UN independent experts on Friday.
[Namibian] THE government launched the e-death notification system to curb death certificate forgery, and to track future deaths in the country.
[News24Wire] Media houses need to deeply introspect on their practices and how these might be contributing to democracy or eroding trust, the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) urged this week.
[Daily Trust] “I do a lot of solo work,” Kamuyu says
[Guardian] Focusing on technologically enabled early stage startups in the stages of prototyping and building an actual product, Techpoint Africa is calling on these startups to participate in the Techpoint Build 2019 pitch storm where a startup will walk away with $10,000 equity-free.
[Monitor] Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP, Robert Kyagulanyi, says his family fears the worst of what might happen to him although he believes what he’s doing is the right thing.
[GroundUp] A concrete public toilet in a Cape Town informal settlement fell over while a resident was using it
[GroundUp] Some Zimbabwean teachers in the Western Cape have gone unpaid for as long as nine months because Home Affairs is dragging its feet when it comes to verifying Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP).