[East African] Besieged Zimbabwe notched the backing of neighbours South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, the SADC and the African Union ahead of last week’s anti-sanctions march, ironically snubbed by its own citizens.
[New Frame] The 1995 Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok, Chester Williams who died on Friday, inspired millions of black South Africans by showing that they belonged in a team that was a symbol for apartheid.
[The Conversation Africa] Poor diets are the number one risk factor in the global burden of disease: they account for one in five deaths globally.
[Dalsan Radio] A Flurry of exits by exploration firms threatens to burst Kenya’s oil bubble.
[SciDev.Net] Dar es Salaam -Studying genetic materials recovered from untreated sewerage can help identify and curb antimicrobial resistance in human populations worldwide, a study suggests.
[New Times] Rwanda has improved 11 places in the annual series of World Bank’s Doing Business Report, ranking 29th globally from the 41st the previous year. The country retained its second position in Africa.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Scientists are looking at how to breed animals that burp less and adjust their diets to reduce harmful methane emissions
[Sascoc] The Proteas were blossoming in more ways than one in Invercargill, New Zealand, on Sunday as they celebrated the arrival of spring with a first SANZEA Quad Series win by beating the England Roses 54-51.
[Monitor] Nairobi -Uganda will make a third appearance at the prestigious International Cricket Council (ICC) U-19 World Cup early next year in New Zealand barring a collapse of gargantuan proportions.
[New Times] Pheneas Nzaramba is the third Genocide fugitive to be revealed by the National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA) as living in far-flung New Zealand.