[Namibian] Crowds of mourners gathered across Windhoek as president Hage Geingob’s body was transported through the capital in a military procession on Friday.
[Capital FM] Nairobi — Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global anti-money laundering watchdog, has placed Kenya on the ‘grey list’, signaling heightened monitoring.
[UN News] The armed conflict in Sudan has resulted in thousands of civilians killed, millions displaced, property looted and children conscripted, as fighting has spread to more regions of the country since the conflict began last April, according to a wide-ranging report from the UN Human Rights Office released on Friday.
[VOA] Blantyre, Malawi — Malawi’s government is not issuing passports, President Lazarus Chakwera said, claiming it is because of a cyberattack. But some observers question whether such an attack occurred.
[New Zimbabwe] The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has dismissed with costs an application by Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to appeal a Gauteng High Court in Pretoria judgment declaring the termination of the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) programme to be unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid. This is according to GroundUp.
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE has received part of Russia’s 25,000 metric tonne wheat donation and an additional 10 tonnes of fertiliser.
[Chatham House] Leading member states continue to delay ratification of the Malabo convention, limiting harmonized African policymaking on cybersecurity.
[Premium Times] .The Tinubu administration through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security is in the final stages of releasing 42,000 metric tonnes of assorted food commodities to support the vulnerable population across the country.
[Unicef] Kinshasa — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are calling for immediate action to protect children and families caught in the escalating violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where an increasing number of people, including children, have been wounded or killed near makeshift camps. Both agencies…
Seventeen-year-old Fatimah receives vocational training at Gonidamgari Primary School in Maiduguri, North-East Nigeria. Thanks to Education Cannot Wait investments, girls like Fatimah, who had never been enrolled in school, are now able to attend a flexible hybrid learning programme for out-of-school adolescent girls. Credit: ECW By Joyce ChimbiMAIDUGURI, Nigeria & NAIROBI , Feb 23 2024…