Akhasamba’s Long, Hard Road to Fame and Fortune

[Nation] The 55 year-old Joseph Akhasamba learnt boxing at the age of 20 to defend himself against marauding Majengo slum hooligans who used to harass defenceless lads in the estate.

[Nation] The 55 year-old Joseph Akhasamba learnt boxing at the age of 20 to defend himself against marauding Majengo slum hooligans who used to harass defenceless lads in the estate.

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Utomi – We Shall Reform APC From Within

[Daily Trust] Prof. Pat Utomi, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says the founding fathers of the party would reform it to correct some of its lapses.

[Daily Trust] Prof. Pat Utomi, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says the founding fathers of the party would reform it to correct some of its lapses.

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South African Protesters Echo a Global Cry – Democracy Isn’t Making People’s Lives Better

[The Conversation Africa] Recent violent protests in South Africa have refocused attention on the growing number of demonstrations over government failure to provide basic services, such as water and electricity. The country is known as the “protest ca…

[The Conversation Africa] Recent violent protests in South Africa have refocused attention on the growing number of demonstrations over government failure to provide basic services, such as water and electricity. The country is known as the "protest capital of the world".

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National Assembly Budget Inadequate – Senator Ohuabunwa

[Daily Trust] Umuahia -Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, (Abia North-PDP), has said that the N125 billion appropriated to the National Assembly is not adequate to carry out its functions effectively and efficiently.

[Daily Trust] Umuahia -Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, (Abia North-PDP), has said that the N125 billion appropriated to the National Assembly is not adequate to carry out its functions effectively and efficiently.

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Kenyan Study Shines New Light On Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

[The Conversation Africa] Chronic myeloid leukaemia is a type of bone marrow cancer that goes on to affect the blood, then other organs and tissues. Previous research has linked it to exposure to high doses of radiation. The Conversation Africa’s Healt…

[The Conversation Africa] Chronic myeloid leukaemia is a type of bone marrow cancer that goes on to affect the blood, then other organs and tissues. Previous research has linked it to exposure to high doses of radiation. The Conversation Africa's Health Editor Joy Wanja Muraya asked a team of Kenyan experts to explain their research into what other factors might predispose people to this type of cancer.

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CJN Urges Nigerians to Petition Corrupt Judges

[Daily Trust] The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, has called on Nigerians to petition any Judicial Officer involved in unprofessional conduct to the National Judicial Council (NJC).Awassam Bassey, Senior Special As…

[Daily Trust] The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, has called on Nigerians to petition any Judicial Officer involved in unprofessional conduct to the National Judicial Council (NJC).Awassam Bassey, Senior Special Assistant (Media) to the CJN said in a statement yesterday that the CJN made this call in reaction to a publication in which Senator Uche Ekwunife claimed the judiciary robbed her of victory in the Anambra Central senatorial election held in 2015.

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Integrated Planning for Electricity Empowered

[Democracy Works] Now that the Western Cape High Court has overturned the Ministerial Determination to procure a new nuclear industry and averted a back-door deal with the Russians, through a detailed ruling delivered on 26 March, the merits of nuclear…

[Democracy Works] Now that the Western Cape High Court has overturned the Ministerial Determination to procure a new nuclear industry and averted a back-door deal with the Russians, through a detailed ruling delivered on 26 March, the merits of nuclear power will have to be decided through the formal energy planning process. The court found not only that the secretive agreement with Russia should have been tabled for debate in parliament, but also stipulated that the national regulator will have to hold public hearings to c

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Election Season Offers a Reminder That Kenya Remains Deeply Sexist

[The Conversation Africa] Kenyan folk stories celebrate women as strong, fierce heroines of the distant past. Women in some communities in western and central Kenya are said to have enjoyed considerable power directly or indirectly as chiefs, queens, q…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenyan folk stories celebrate women as strong, fierce heroines of the distant past. Women in some communities in western and central Kenya are said to have enjoyed considerable power directly or indirectly as chiefs, queens, queen mothers and advisors.

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Collective Action On Corruption in Nigeria – a Social Norms Approach to Connecting Society and Institutions

[Chatham House] Anti-corruption efforts could be made significantly more effective through new ways of understanding why people engage in the practice.

[Chatham House] Anti-corruption efforts could be made significantly more effective through new ways of understanding why people engage in the practice.

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