[Namibian] A former school cleaner and hostel father has made a first appearance in the High Court on 32 counts of rape, involving 10 boys, and incidents of sexual abuse that allegedly took place over a period of three years.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -The launch of Nigeria’s first state-owned DNA lab will speed up rape cases and should encourage more victims to seek justice, prosecutors and rights groups have said.
[Nation] President Kenyatta has ordered the setting up of a national heroes’ council.
[Nation] President Kenyatta on Friday led the nation in marking 53rd Mashujaa Day at Uhuru Park in the capital Nairobi.
[Guardian] Owerri -South African President, Jacob Zuma, has urged African leaders to invest more in the education African children, saying that that is the surest path to empowering them.
[Guardian] Jos -Following a misunderstanding between suspected herdsmen and Irigwe community of Bassa local government of Plateau State, which led to imposition of curfew in the area, eight people were arrested yesterday by troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) in Jos.
[This Day] Lately, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been a guest of many prominent political, traditional and religious leaders across the country, including former President Goodluck Jonathan, advancing and consolidating his presidential bid through nationwide consultations. Iyobosa Uwugiaren examines his strategic political moves
[Nation] Two State Department officials were thrown on the defensive as members of the US Congress denounced the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts for programmes in Africa.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Addis Ababa -”I have no job here in Ethiopia. I want to build my home but I can’t because my family has used all the money.
[VOA] Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in northeastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.