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    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, has expressed concern over certain human rights issues in Ethiopia, after meeting and discussing with government officials, opposition politicians and civil society representatives in the country.

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    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The African Centre for Statistics at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched the Africa Data Revolution Report 2016, a biennial report highlighting developments in African national data ecosystems.

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    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The World Bank board of directors has approved a MK58.9billion (US$80million) credit facility to Malawi for general budget support.

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    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A research project conducted by the National AIDS Coordinating Agency (NACA) in collaboration with University of Botswana (UB) has indicated that almost 85 percent of mentally challenged patients in the southern African country have some knowledge of HIV/AIDS.

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    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A Sierra Leonean political grouping has expressed outrage at the airing of a television documentary alleging commercialization of Sierra Leonean child soldiers.

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    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The governments of Malawi and the United States of America (USA) will co-host the 2017 African Land Forces Summit (ALFS), which brings together land force chiefs from Africa.

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