[The Conversation Africa] Uncollected solid waste is one of Nairobi’s most visible environmental problems.
[Nairobi News] Police have identified the leader of a terrorist cell that planned the foiled attack in Nairobi last week.
[Zimbabwe Independent] Tensions are gradually intensifying between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the military clique surrounding him, amid revelations that the army is exerting overbearing influence on the executive.
[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZAAC) is investigating University of Zimbabwe (UZ) lecturer Professor Claude Mararike on allegations of abuse of office for fraudulently awarding a Doctor of Philosophy degree to former First Lady Grace Mugabe.
[Nation] Attorney General Prof Githu Muigai has resigned.
[Nairobi News] Philippines-based Kenyan volleyball coach Godfrey Okumu maintains his focus is on ‘winning something’ in the country’s top flight volleyball league.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -”There are roughly 35 million hectares of maize planted per year in Africa and if (the worm is) not in all those maize fields now, it will be very soon”
[Leadership] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during a media chat at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland said 2019 is not a priority for him now as the government is still busy working. JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH presents the excerpts
[The Conversation Africa] The global tourism industry has huge economic importance.
[The Conversation Africa] In Tanzania, if you’re a schoolgirl and fall pregnant, it could mean the end of your education. Even though successive governments have made a push for girls education, those that fall pregnant are routinely expelled from school, and prevented from returning. Most recently this punitive approach was taken to the extreme when school girls were arrested and may now be forced to testify in court as to who got them pregnant.