PDP On Edge As Convention Holds Tomorrow

[Guardian] In a make-or-mar convention tomorrow, major opposition platform, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a rare opportunity of redefining itself as a political party worthy of the confidence of Nigerians as the country’s democracy advances fu…

[Guardian] In a make-or-mar convention tomorrow, major opposition platform, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a rare opportunity of redefining itself as a political party worthy of the confidence of Nigerians as the country’s democracy advances further.

Slavery, Deaths & the Mediterranean Journey

[Guardian] While stories of Africans dying while attempting to cross the Mediterranean have been pervasive, tales of modern day slavery have made headlines causing a global outcry. Sadly many young Nigerians have been involved in this gruesome misadven…

[Guardian] While stories of Africans dying while attempting to cross the Mediterranean have been pervasive, tales of modern day slavery have made headlines causing a global outcry. Sadly many young Nigerians have been involved in this gruesome misadventure. Abike Dabiri-Erewa; Senior Special Assistant on Foreign affairs and Diaspora to President Muhammadu Buhari joined CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi to discuss this.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

On Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies: Decolonize the Decolonizers First

[Addis Standard] I would like to make a simple critique of Hewan Solomon’s article “Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies”. I find the article vacuous and symptomatic of what it seeks to dismantle. Thus, even as it raises a significant issue (“the importance …

[Addis Standard] I would like to make a simple critique of Hewan Solomon's article "Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies". I find the article vacuous and symptomatic of what it seeks to dismantle. Thus, even as it raises a significant issue ("the importance of making Ethiopian languages and ideas dominant in the field of Ethiopian Studies"), in my opinion, it reads more like bluster and empty preaching - dare I say, a colonial call for "decolonization."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

NPA Ends Dispute With Intels, Seeks Attorney-General’s Clearance to Restore Contract

[Premium Times] The business dispute between the Nigerian Ports Authority and Intels Nigeria Limited over revenue sharing structure and payment procedure now stands resolved, the NPA has said.

[Premium Times] The business dispute between the Nigerian Ports Authority and Intels Nigeria Limited over revenue sharing structure and payment procedure now stands resolved, the NPA has said.

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Expo Intesifies Marketing

[Botswana Daily News] Kasane -The 2017 Botswana Travel and Tourism Expo held in Kasane has seen an intensified marketing of tourism destinations in the country.

[Botswana Daily News] Kasane -The 2017 Botswana Travel and Tourism Expo held in Kasane has seen an intensified marketing of tourism destinations in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Nestle, Okomu Oil, Others Lift NSE Indices Further By N160 Billion

[Guardian] Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), continued in an upward note yesterday, following price gains by major highly capitalised stocks, especially Nestle Plc, as market capitalisation increased further by N160billion.

[Guardian] Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), continued in an upward note yesterday, following price gains by major highly capitalised stocks, especially Nestle Plc, as market capitalisation increased further by N160billion.

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Zimbabwe Offers South Africa a Lesson On Change and Outcomes

[Daily Maverick] Since the military orchestrated a coup-like takeover of the government last month, ousting Robert Mugabe in the process, many have referred to the developments in Zimbabwe as the start of a “new dawn” and a “new era”. With the announce…

[Daily Maverick] Since the military orchestrated a coup-like takeover of the government last month, ousting Robert Mugabe in the process, many have referred to the developments in Zimbabwe as the start of a "new dawn" and a "new era". With the announcement of Emmerson Mnangagwa's new cabinet last week, however, these expectations for change were sobered by the political realities of a country grappling with the task of moving forward after 37 years of single-party dominance. By DAVID REIERSGORD.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Reps Wade Into Feud Between NCC, Telcos

[Guardian] Abuja -House of Representatives committee on Telecommunications has asked the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); IHS Nigeria Ltd and SWAP Technologies & Telecoms Plc to within two weeks’ resolve impending crisis over infrastructure sharing market.

[Guardian] Abuja -House of Representatives committee on Telecommunications has asked the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); IHS Nigeria Ltd and SWAP Technologies & Telecoms Plc to within two weeks' resolve impending crisis over infrastructure sharing market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria