Analysis – With ANC Struggling to Perform, the DA Hopefuls Compete for Gauteng Leadership

[Daily Maverick] In a country consumed by current political contest of the ANC kind, another long-term race that could have long-term implications will climax this weekend. It is sometimes forgotten that there is such a thing as provincial politics in …

[Daily Maverick] In a country consumed by current political contest of the ANC kind, another long-term race that could have long-term implications will climax this weekend. It is sometimes forgotten that there is such a thing as provincial politics in the DA, partly because it has never been particularly important. However, such is the terrible recent record of governance in Gauteng by the provincial ANC that there is now finally something to play for. It is looking more and more likely that the ANC will lose Gauteng in 20

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How Farm Dwellers in South Africa Think About Home, Land and Belonging

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s unemployment rate puts it in the bottom ten countries in the world. Hunger levels are growing. It has what Berkeley geography professor Gillian Hart calls a “population surplus to the needs of capital” that must…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's unemployment rate puts it in the bottom ten countries in the world. Hunger levels are growing. It has what Berkeley geography professor Gillian Hart calls a "population surplus to the needs of capital" that must find ways to survive despite living a "wageless existence."

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Hostility Towards Any Section of Society Is a Betrayal of the ANC Character

[Daily Maverick] Radical Economic Transformation is the policy of the ANC, not of an individual. Therefore, whoever emerges victorious as the president of the ANC in December is expected to implement radical economic transformation.

[Daily Maverick] Radical Economic Transformation is the policy of the ANC, not of an individual. Therefore, whoever emerges victorious as the president of the ANC in December is expected to implement radical economic transformation.

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Supreme Court Blasts NEC Over Delay Tactics

[New Democrat] The Supreme Court of Liberia has blasted the National Election Commission (NEC) for applying delay tactics in the administratively hearing of crucial elections matters brought before it mainly by the ruling Unity Party.

[New Democrat] The Supreme Court of Liberia has blasted the National Election Commission (NEC) for applying delay tactics in the administratively hearing of crucial elections matters brought before it mainly by the ruling Unity Party.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Building Community Support for Drug Users Using Mobile Cinemas

[OSIWA] Waves of dialogue in West Africa on drug policy reform with the ultimate goal of decriminalizing drug use and possession for personal use have been making headway. Progress is slowly but surely on its way, and different actors are employing various tools and strategies to reach this goal. Senegal is home to le Centre de Prise en charge Intégrée des Addictions de Dakar (CEPIAD), the only government-run harm reduction facility in West Africa. CEPIAD does remarkable work by providing psycho

[OSIWA] Waves of dialogue in West Africa on drug policy reform with the ultimate goal of decriminalizing drug use and possession for personal use have been making headway. Progress is slowly but surely on its way, and different actors are employing various tools and strategies to reach this goal. Senegal is home to le Centre de Prise en charge Intégrée des Addictions de Dakar (CEPIAD), the only government-run harm reduction facility in West Africa. CEPIAD does remarkable work by providing psycho

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Government Is Committed to Seeing Ghana Work Again – President Assures

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday as part of his 3-day official visit to Doha, Qatar, interacted with the Ghanaian community, reassuring them of Government’s commitment to for-filling all its campaign promises it made to …

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday as part of his 3-day official visit to Doha, Qatar, interacted with the Ghanaian community, reassuring them of Government's commitment to for-filling all its campaign promises it made to Ghanaian people.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Education Holds the Key to Creating a Meaningful Life

[Ghana Govt.] Access to education is the surest way by which the world can foster a sense of cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons, especially the young once, in other to create an enabling environment that will spur them on to lead a purpo…

[Ghana Govt.] Access to education is the surest way by which the world can foster a sense of cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons, especially the young once, in other to create an enabling environment that will spur them on to lead a purposeful and dignified lives, President Akufo-Addo has said.

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President Akufo-Addo Holds Trade Meeting With Emir of Qatar

[Ghana Govt.] As part of his 3-day official visit to Qatar, Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, held trade discussions with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

[Ghana Govt.] As part of his 3-day official visit to Qatar, Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, held trade discussions with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana