[East African] Rwanda Revenue Authority has raised Rwf1.7 billion ($2 million) in an auction of equipment from the embattled Rwigara family’s tobacco factory.
[New Times] Both teachers and parents have welcomed the ban of cell phone use by students in primary and secondary schools that was announced recently by the Ministry of Education.
[News24Wire] Police have fired teargas and stun grenades at a crowd that gathered outside Chatsworth police station in Durban on Monday.
[UNFPA] The cycle of poverty is a complex phenomenon, yet an intervention that tackles just one of its elements can make a world of difference.
[News24Wire] Incoming UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng says universities should have had a conversation about historic symbols on campuses long before the Rhodes Must Fall movement in 2015.
[Vanguard] The only journalist that has access to information from Boko Haram, Mr – Ahmad Salkida has on Tuesday revealed that thirty (30) Chibok Girls are still alive. This however, faulted a report previously carried by some media that fifteen (15) amongst total number of abducted Chibok Girls are alive.
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has turned out to be one of the finest politicians to emerge in Zimbabwe especially following events that led to his inauguration as the country’s second Executive President on November 24, 2017. Although it is now a matter of public record that he was born in Mapanzure, Zvishavane, many Zimbabweans do not know how he shaped his political career.
[Daily Trust] Dutse -Tragedy occurred at the Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure in Jigawa State, as a 200- Level Accountancy student, Tolu Joshua, stabbed his ex-girlfriend, who is also his course mate, in the neck.
[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s two major malaria prevention strategies – indoor residual spraying of homes in high transmission areas and the issuing of insecticide treated nets – have led to a significant reduction in malaria transmission.
[Nation] Moi University lecturer Duncan Omanga has won the inaugural Facebook Research Award beating other applicants from across the globe.