[IPS] Rome -In a WhatsApp video that went viral in September, a middle-aged Zimbabwean man addresses President Robert Mugabe, telling him that 90 percent of the people in the country are unemployed and do not contribute to the economy because Mugabe cannot provide jobs.
[Afrobarometer] Accra -In the eyes of Africans, China rivals the United States in influence and popularity as a development model, according to a new Afrobarometer report released on World Development Information Day.
[New Era] Windhoek -Retired footballers, who used to ply their trade with Katutura glamour football club African Stars back in the day, are fed-up with the ongoing shenanigans in the annals of domestic football.
[VOA] The United Nations estimates 200 million girls and women in more than 30 countries have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM). Somalia has the highest rate in the world recorded by the United Nations, with about 98 percent the country's female population between the ages of 15 and 49 affected by FGM.
[Daily News] Arusha -Tanzania has banned the importation of banana plants from Mozambique following the outbreak of the strange, 'Panama Disease,' which is taking toll on the plants in the southern parts of the continent.
[Zambia Reports] Visiting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni may draw a backlash from the opposition United Party for National Development after having bluntly urged them to concede defeat and move on in the post election season.
[News24Wire] African National Congress leaders and members of alliance partners Cosatu, South African Communist Party, and Sanco will in future have to declare their assets and income, in a bid to stop corruption, they said on Tuesday.
[Daily News] Moshi -Moshi District Council has completed a special operation to kill about 5.6 million quelea quelea birds which had invaded 2,135 hectares of paddy in three irrigation schemes in Moshi Rural District.
[VOA] Migrants have continued to arrive on Italy's shores by the thousands this year. Most of them are Africans who hope to continue on to other European countries. But emergency border checks in place since last year mean many of them are stuck.