[WHO] Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo -Joseph Kakule, the community leader of the Vighole area, has become one of the most committed social mobilizers in a region ravaged by the ongoing outbreak Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
WHERE JUST weeks ago the scent of freedom was in the air, there came the smell of smoke and cordite.
[ISS] In early 2019, Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) police found 9.5 tons of cocaine on a Panama-flagged vessel – the biggest such drug seizure made in the country. The vessel, which was bound for Tangiers, Morocco, made an emergency stopover in Praia, the capital of Cape Verde, following the death of a crew member on board. Police said the cocaine was concealed in 260 packages and all 11 crew members were Russian.
IT WAS NOT even two months ago that Binyamin Netanyahu declared “a great victory” after his Likud party took 35 seats in a hard-fought election.
[Nyasa Times] Newly elected members of parliament take their oath of office from June 17 to 18 in readiness for the election of Speaker of National Assembly and two deputies.
[ISS] Mozambicans are seemingly again getting the short end of the stick.
[This Day] Abuja -A new report has revealed that Nigeria has an estimated 465,000 child brides between the ages of 15 and 19 years.
[Premium Times] The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said funds recovered by his ministry stood at N270 billion from N19.5 billion in 2015.
[VOA] Eritrea is being removed from the United States government’s list of countries deemed not to be cooperating fully with U.S. counterterror efforts.
[Monitor] Kampala -As Uganda prepares to ship its first medical marijuana products to Canada and Germany next month, a new report on the nascent cannabis industry in Africa finds that the continent could reap significant financial rewards through growing weed for medical purposes.