[New Zimbabwe] The number of food insecure citizens in Zimbabwe is projected to rise to 5.5 million in January and March 2020, the highest number on record in the struggling country going through severe economic and political turmoil.
[East African] A comprehensive peace agreement that would set Sudan on a path to political stability and economic recovery appeared feasible as the transition government and rebel groups entered a second day of negotiations in the South Sudan capital Juba.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Africa has become the 57th country to prohibit the corporal punishment of children.
[VOA] Zambian President Edgar Lungu says climate change threatens to derail his country’s economy, and disruptions to the rainy season have already dampened its outlook.
[WHO] As the 1000th Ebola survivor returns home, United Nations agencies working to stop the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today commended the strong leadership of the DRC health authorities and the tireless efforts of thousands of local health workers and partners that have led to 1000 people surviving the disease.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli commended Mbeya Regional Commissioner Mr Albert Chalamila for suspending 392 students after two dormitories at Kiwanja Secondary School were gutted down by fire.
[Zimbabwe Independent] President Emmerson Mnangagwa is trying to emulate his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame’s economic development model, which blends authoritarian practices and homegrown solutions with international best practices, as he hired yet another public relations (PR) firm in a desperate bid to spruce up the country’s battered international image.
[Daily Trust] Nigeria has been re-elected as a Part 2 member of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council for a new three-year term.
[Leadership] Muhammad Talha Siddiqui is an entrepreneur with vast experience in business and global economy. In this interview with DAVID ADUGE-ANI, he highlighted some of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s policies to bolster the country’s economy and other sundry issues
[Daily News] THE African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR), has ruled against Godfred Anthony and Ifunda Kisite who had filed a case against the United Republic of Tanzania.