[Addis Standard] Addis Standard has quoted a BBC Amharic story that says 39 people have died from measles.
[Deutsche Welle] The world’s fastest growing economy is located in Africa: Ghana’s economic strength is expected to soar in 2019. Many other African countries lag far behind, says the IMF report
[Premium Times] The latest report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranking Nigeria as the world’s second worst user of sovereign wealth funds is “fundamentally flawed”, the Nigerian government says.
[Nation] The statistics showing that about one million Kenyans are in danger of starvation. This is shameful. Six years under devolution is enough time for Kenya to have achieved food security.
[Daily News] Tanzania has continued shining in various governance reports compiled by international organisations, this time again excelling in the 2019 Rule of Law Global Index.
[East African] Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has had mixed success in the past two years, but has earned a fair score in the mid-term assessment, compared with his predecessors.
[East African] Kenya and other African countries could reap net benefits from Chinese investment, but that favourable outcome hinges on whether host countries adopt effective oversight and accountability mechanisms, according to a US Defence Department think tank.
[IPS] Dubai -A maths and physical science teacher from an impoverished school in Kenya’s Rift Valley, Peter Tabichi, has won the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize, becoming the first teacher from Africa to clinch the prize established to honour the profession.
[Premium Times] The eight-year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa Adewunmi, and his family have moved into a new apartment, courtesy of goodwill donations after his success story went viral.
[UNEP] Many people think of insects as a nuisance. They don’t realize that without them we are doomed.