[New Times] Esther Ishimwe is doing last minute revision at lunchtime on Monday before she sits for Social Studies, the second exam for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLEs) which started Monday morning.
[VOA] Cameroon’s President Paul Biya, the second longest serving African president at 36 years in power, has been inaugurated for another seven-year mandate.
[New Times] Rwanda has improved 11 places in the annual series of World Bank’s Doing Business Report, ranking 29th globally from the 41st the previous year. The country retained its second position in Africa.
[The Herald] DYNAMOS interim coach Lloyd Chigowe has praised the work ethic demonstrated by his charges at training and is hoping to transform the zeal into results when they face army side Black Rhinos in a Castle Lager Premiership soccer match at Rufaro tomorrow.
[Deutsche Welle] The man behind one of the country’s deadliest attacks has been killed by firing squad, exactly a year after the tragedy. Five hundred people were killed in the truck bomb blamed on al-Shabab.
[News24Wire] As South Africa prepares for a mid-term budget – due to be delivered in two weeks’ time – rumours are flying thick and fast about the fate of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.
[Daily News] TANZANIA exports to Italy have gone up by almost 10 per cent last year thanks to increased foodstuffs and products of metallurgy. According to Italian Embassy in Tanzania, the exports, went up by 8.27 per cent to 41.6million euros last year from 38.42 million euros in 2016.
[Deutsche Welle] A country with no political parties and an absolute monarch, critics have called eSwatini’s elections a sham. Authorities claim the polls “preserve its very rich cultures and traditions.”
[East African] Nine Ethiopian air traffic controllers alleged to be leading a weeklong work boycott have been arrested.
[Addis Standard] A landmark decision by the Ethiopian investment board has decided to reverse a major regulation that restricts foreign investors from engaging in parts of Ethiopia’s Investment Incentives and Investment Areas reserved for domestic investors by lifting the restriction in logistic industry which was exclusively reserved for Ethiopian nationals.