[Premium Times] The federal government of Nigeria is a part owner and shareholder of the troubled telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria, checks by PREMIUM TIMES have shown.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Mutsahuni Chikore is reportedly wanted by police on allegations that he detained a former Zimbabwe Airways employee against her will.
[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.
[Addis Standard] At least thirteen ethnic Somalis were killed, seven from one family, today in Babile, Tulli Guled and Chinaksen in east Hararghe zone of the Oromia regional state.
[Capital FM] President Uhuru Kenyatta says the war on graft and the ongoing demolitions are unstoppable because they are part of his transformative agenda.
[Nation] Ministers in charge of implementing the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan have until September to conclude financing agreements for construction of Standard Gauge Railway in the region.
[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s security was breached during a recent Zanu PF youth interface rally in Gweru after a losing candidate tried to grab his hand while he was on stage.
[The Herald] The United Kingdom and the Standard Chartered Bank have partnered to lend Zimbabwean companies in the private sector US$100 million in a move described by Government as a sign of confidence in its policies aimed at transforming the economy into a middle income by 2030. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya confirmed the development saying the facility would go a long way in improving the firms’ competitiveness.
[Daily News] Dodoma -The issue of fake school textbooks circulating on social media associating them to the ones used for teaching in schools yesterday landed in the Parliament, forcing the government to direct the police to arrest the culprits for misleading the public.
[Monitor] Kampala -Refugees are set to have their standard of living improved after government received a lumpsum of $6m (about Shs22b) from the Japanese government to support them.