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    — Ethiopia’s first waste-to-energy project with installed generating capacity of 50 megawatt of electricity in the capital Addis Ababa is to go operational soon, APA reports here on Friday.

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    — The Senate passing of contentious electoral law on Thursday night grabbed the attention of major Kenyan dailies on Friday.

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    — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC), still smarting from its loss of main cities in last year’s local polls, has chosen “Unity in Action” as a key theme of the party’s 105th birthday celebrations set for Sunday in Soweto, a senior party official said on Friday.

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    — The rejection of the Kaduna airport as alternative to Abuja international Airport by foreign airlines and the recovery of another abducted Chibok schoolgirl are some of the main stories in Nigerian newspapers on Friday.

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    — Nigeria won four of the awards at the Glo-CAF Awards 2016 for outstanding football personalities and teams in 2016.

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    — South African coach Pitso Mosimane and his goalkeeper Denis Onyango from the Mamelodi Sundowns FC were worthy winners at the 2016 CAF awards held in Abuja, Nigeria on Thursday night.

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