Grace Mugabe PhD – Former Education Minister Raised Red Flag

[The Herald] Former Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Deputy Minister Dr Godfrey Gandawa raised a red flag over the awarding of a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) to former First Lady Grace Mugabe two months after she w…

[The Herald] Former Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Deputy Minister Dr Godfrey Gandawa raised a red flag over the awarding of a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) to former First Lady Grace Mugabe two months after she was awarded, but was threatened into silence, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Drunk With Power, Presidents Who Fight Term Limits

[Citizen] Africa has the world’s most youthful population. It also has the world’s oldest and longest-serving heads of government. Though African countries form 28 per cent of the members of the UN, it is over-represented in presidential gerontocracy.

[Citizen] Africa has the world's most youthful population. It also has the world's oldest and longest-serving heads of government. Though African countries form 28 per cent of the members of the UN, it is over-represented in presidential gerontocracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Military Force Won’t Solve Africa’s Problems – U.S. Military Commander

[Africom] A presentation by General Thomas D. Waldhauser, Commander, U.S. Africa Command, to the Armed Services Committee of the United States House of Representatives in Washington, DC:

[Africom] A presentation by General Thomas D. Waldhauser, Commander, U.S. Africa Command, to the Armed Services Committee of the United States House of Representatives in Washington, DC:

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

U.S. Secretary of State Spells Out Priorities for Africa Visit

[State Department] The text of an address by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at George Mason University, Virginia, ahead of his visit to Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Chad and Djibouti. The address is followed by a question-and-answer session.

[State Department] The text of an address by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at George Mason University, Virginia, ahead of his visit to Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Chad and Djibouti. The address is followed by a question-and-answer session.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Intervention in Kenya? No Thanks.

[African Arguments] The suggestion the US should intervene is based on half-truths and is an affront to sovereignty, argues Kenya’s Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs.

[African Arguments] The suggestion the US should intervene is based on half-truths and is an affront to sovereignty, argues Kenya's Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tillerson’s Travels – Us Mum On SA Land Expropriation Question

[Daily Maverick] The jury’s still out on how the US government views the decision by the South African Parliament to amend the Constitution to allow expropriation of land without compensation. By PETER FABRICIUS.

[Daily Maverick] The jury's still out on how the US government views the decision by the South African Parliament to amend the Constitution to allow expropriation of land without compensation. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

European Stars Out to Prove a Point At World Cup

[News24Wire] Boasting an impressive array of young talent, the two HEAD Bikes teams from Europe will be keen to make an impact at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Western Cape on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Boasting an impressive array of young talent, the two HEAD Bikes teams from Europe will be keen to make an impact at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Western Cape on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Real Land Debates Parliament Is Too Scared to Have

[Daily Maverick] In the emotive discussion about skewed patterns of land ownership and whether expropriation without compensation is the answer, too much time is spent talking about matters which are not in serious dispute. And it is muddying the waters.

[Daily Maverick] In the emotive discussion about skewed patterns of land ownership and whether expropriation without compensation is the answer, too much time is spent talking about matters which are not in serious dispute. And it is muddying the waters.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gugulethu Occupiers Call for City to Buy Them Land

[News24Wire] Residents of Gugulethu have vowed to take to the streets if Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille does not resolve the township’s homelessness crisis at a community meeting scheduled for Thursday.

[News24Wire] Residents of Gugulethu have vowed to take to the streets if Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille does not resolve the township's homelessness crisis at a community meeting scheduled for Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa