[Namibian] THE murder of nine-year-old Avihe Cheryl Ujaha did not only anger ordinary people but hardened prisoners as well, who have pleaded with the murderer to surrender.
[VOA] Bamenda -Hundreds of women gathered on the streets of Bamenda, an English-speaking town in northwestern Cameroon, to protest the violence afflicting their communities. In an emotionally charged event Friday, they called on the government and armed separatists to lay down their guns and engage in meaningful dialogue for peace.
[HRW] In Zambia, 28 percent of girls and young women aged 15 to 19 are mothers or have been pregnant. That is more than 275,000 teenagers. In addition to this staggering rate of adolescent pregnancy, only 50 percent of girls who become pregnant go back to school.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said former President Robert Mugabe was acting within the confines of his democratic rights to express himself after the former state leader said Sunday he was never going to vote for the incumbent.
[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe was Monday greeted with wild cheers from perceived MDC Alliance supporters who waved open palms when he turned up at Mhofu Primary School, his traditional voting place in Harare’s Highfields suburb, to cast his ballot.
[The Conversation Africa] The end of hostilities between Ethiopia and Eritrea has been met with relief in the region as well as globally. But what does it mean for Eritrea, which has been dubbed the North Korea of Africa. The Conversation Africa’s Julius Maina spoke to Martin Plaut about the implications for the small and reclusive state.
[UN News] PSince South Sudan became the world’s youngest country in 2011, 2.6 million of the 3.4 million babies have been born in war, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed Saturday.
[Nation] Kisumu Girls High School has been closed indefinitely after students went on rampage and destroyed property.
[Nation] Kenyan fishermen on Migingo Island have protested Uganda’s forcible closure of the first and only Kenyan kindergarten on the island.
[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.