[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Zomba -As climate change brings longer droughts, farmers in eastern Malawi’s already dry Lake Chilwa basin are seeing an ever-more-frequent disaster: maize wilting or drying completely, leaving families hungry.
[This Day] There are indications that over 500,000 Nigerians have emigrated from the country since 2016.
[Observer] For the last five years, Kate (now 15 years old) has been a street child in Kampala, hustling to make ends meet.
[allAfrica] The pain and anger of more than a million people who tweeted #MeToo in the last week has crowded social media with personal stories of sexual harassment or assault. This virtual march of solidarity marks both the urgency of finding a shared voice and the hidden scale of assault that did not previously have a register
[263Chat] Vendors operating in the Central Business District of Harare have described the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) as ruthless and irrational, calling for an urgent action from the Commissioner General, Augustine Chihuri to encourage ethical conduct by the custodians of the law.
[News24Wire] Two people were killed in a Durban taxi accident on Sunday when the vehicle rolled and burst into flames, trapping them. Fifteen others, who managed to escape, were also injured in the same incident.”A taxi somehow lost control and rolled then bursting into flames on Sunday morning on the M4 North Bound near Virginia offramp in Durban North,” said Rescue Care’s Garrith Jamieson in a statement.
[Observer] Two sickle cell patients and an expectant mother died last week after failing to get blood transfusions from Luweero health centre IV and Nakaseke hospital.
[Nation] Residents of Bulla Pesa ward in Isiolo town have nominated a former street urchin to contest for the seat in the concluded Jubilee primaries.
[News24Wire] Henri van Breda has pleaded not guilty to the triple murder charges of his parents and brother, attempted murder of his sister and a count of defeating the ends of justice.
[ISS] As South Africa’s political environment deteriorates, so too does public safety. For the sixth consecutive year, the country is seeing increases in robbery and a continuation in the high numbers of murders: the two most reliable indicators of public safety