[Nyasa Times] The hearing of Malawi’s most wanted suspected wildlife trafficker and notorious king pin, Chinese national Lin Yun Hua’s case has started at Lilongwe Magistrates court.
[Deutsche Welle] Namibians go to the polls on Wednesday to elect a new president and parliament. While nobody expects the ruling party to lose, the days when “SWAPO was the nation and the nation was SWAPO” might be numbered.
[New Zimbabwe] While South Africa and other countries in the region are ready to help, only Zimbabweans have the solutions to the country’s problems, a Cabinet Minister in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government has said.
[UNFPA in WCA] NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 – The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths, unmet need for family planning and gender-based violence and harmful practices against women and girls by 2030.
[The Conversation Africa] Around 12,000 students are enrolled in Nigeria’s nursing schools each year. As it is in many health professions, these students often find it challenging after graduation when they search for and start their first job.
ON A PLANTATION in Tiko, in south-west Cameroon, Adeline rubs the gap in her right hand where her index finger used to be. She arrived in the town in July 2018, having fled Ekona, 15 miles away. In that village soldiers terrified civilians by burning houses and shooting indiscriminately as part of a crackdown on militias that want the primarily English-speaking areas of Cameroon to secede from the predominantly Francophone country
[East African] The gloves are off.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, elected a new chairperson of its federal council this past weekend. Its choice – Helen Zille, former leader of the party, and former Premier of the Western Cape province – has sent shock waves through the party.
[Monitor] High Court Judge Lydia Mugambe on Wednesday pushed the ruling on the case in which Dr Stella Nyanzi accuses Makerere University of refusing to pay her arrears, to November 8, 2019.
LIGHT-FINGERED tyrants are looking back wistfully.