[This is Africa] Senegal claimed the first African win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup guided by their manager, Aliou Cissé, who is the only black coach at this year’s World Cup. Here are 10 interesting things you need to know about The Lions of Teranga (Les Lions de la Teranga) coach.
[Guardian] Abuja -A non-governemental Organization, Solar Sister Nigeria, has called on women to be at the forefront of driving clean and sustainable energy access in Nigeria.
[UN News] After four consecutive poor rainy seasons that brought Somalia to the brink of famine, the country is now seeing near-record rainfall, and with it, flooding that has already displaced hundreds of thousands of people, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday.
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE has attracted investments worth US$16 billion into the country since Emmerson Mnangagwa took over through the assistance of the military in November last year, the president has claimed.
[VOA] South Africa’s investigation into the influential Gupta family has cut a wide swath through the country.The family, which fled South Africa earlier this year, stands accused of high-level corruption going up all the way to the office of former President Jacob Zuma.
[NEWS] As Lassa Fever ‘Kills’ Two In M/Gibi
[Nation] The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced recruitment of 1,042 teachers to replace tutors who have exited service through natural attrition.
[Guardian] Abuja -The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmud Yakubu, said yesterday in Abuja that the commission has no principal concern over the allegations of underage voting during the Kano State local government election held on February 10, this year.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania President John Magufuli has defended the country’s economy, saying it’s among the five fastest growing economies on the African continent – and projected it to grow by 7.1 per cent this year.
[News24Wire] The government has made billions available for tertiary education, but students have to fulfil strict criteria to get the money.