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[Dalsan Radio] The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 145 new suspected cases of cholera, with one death reported, for epidemiological week 2 (6-12 January 2020). The cumulative total number of suspected cholera cases since the beginning of this outbreak is 10 113, including 51 associated deaths. So far in 2020, active transmission has been reported from Banadir and Lower Shebelle regions. Of the 145 cases reported during this week, 79% of the cases (114) are children under 5 years of age.
[News24Wire] Health services have been severely affected in parts of the controversial Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality in the Free State.
[Dalsan Radio] Members of the Turkey's National Medical Rescue Team departed for Somalia's capital Tuesday to bring those wounded in a suicide car bombing over the weekend back to Turkey.
[Cameroon Tribune] A concert to mark the event held in the Yaounde Conference Centre on January 12, 2020.
[The Herald] MUSICIAN Chief Shumba, famed for his "ED Pfee-ee" song, says politics flows in his blood and he will next month release an album laden with deep political songs. Born Admire Sanyanga Sibanda, Chief Shumba says the album will also carry deep social-economic tracks chronicling people's daily experiences and tabling possible solutions to what might be troubling people within communities.
[Premium Times] Burna Boy's hit track, 'My Money, My Baby', has made former U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama's 2020 Workout Playlist.
[Daily Maverick] The South African school system grossly underperforms relative to the resources invested into education. Different forms of accountability within the school system may be helpful in raising levels of learning and narrowing the huge learning gap between children from middle-class and poor families.
[News24Wire] Enoch Mpianzi's family has threatened to sue both Parktown Boys' High School and the Gauteng Department of Education.
[Foroyaa] Gambia needs to re-evaluate its business model to establish who its competitors are and the competitive edge they have on the smiling coast in order to position itself in the global tourism market.
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and its counterpart in South Sudan concluded Monday a joint meeting whereas the two sides discussed the technical details on the agreement of managing South Sudan Airspace under management of Sudan according to an international agreement.
[Observer] -Says Liberia stands to generate billions if more investment is done
The discovery solves one of the art world's greatest mysteries. The work was found in the courtyard of the Ricci Oddi gallery in Italy, the same place where it disappeared over two decades ago.
The opening ceremony of Iran's Fajr International Film Festival was canceled after several artists said they would boycott to protest the government's cover-up of its role in shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane.
Iconic French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier has announced that his haute couture show on January 22 in Paris will be his last. But the irreverent fashionista promises a new high design "concept" is in the wings.
[New Dawn] The European Union (EU), Oxfam in Liberia and Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI) are expected to launch a new programme today: Enough! Empowering women, girls, boys and men to take positive action in ending SGBV in Ghana, Liberia and Mali.
[Daily Maverick] Oxfam's latest annual inequality report looks at how the exclusion of millions of women from equal and paid employment, particularly for care work, is central to the crisis of global income inequality. But to add insult to injury, it is usually women who bear the burden of failing public health, education and social services, as well as rising unemployment.
[Daily News] FOUR members of East African Community; Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and South Sudan are the serious contenders for U-20 Women World Cup finals, though the mission looks tough to accomplish.