Styles From the 2017 Concert Season You Should Try

[Guardian] In spite of all the odds and more than a few fashion faux pas, we all made it into 2018. There are many opportunities a new year brings, but few are as daunting as the opportunity to reinvent yourself and up your fashion game. Inspiration is…

[Guardian] In spite of all the odds and more than a few fashion faux pas, we all made it into 2018. There are many opportunities a new year brings, but few are as daunting as the opportunity to reinvent yourself and up your fashion game. Inspiration is often hard to come by so we have done some of the heavy lifting for you and looked through costume choices your favourite Nigerian musicians worked during the December festival craze and picked out a few stand-out moments you should definitely replicate.

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We Must Address Inequality in South Africa, Now

[Daily Maverick] As South Africa’s political elite start to gear up for the year ahead, the focus is still very much on the aftermath of last year’s ANC conference, the non-victory of Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and future of President Jacob Zuma. In some w…

[Daily Maverick] As South Africa's political elite start to gear up for the year ahead, the focus is still very much on the aftermath of last year's ANC conference, the non-victory of Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and future of President Jacob Zuma. In some ways, almost nothing is going to happen until he leaves, or can successfully, and very much publicly, stop attempts to remove him. Unfortunately, this will obscure the conversation that we as a nation need to have most urgently: a conversation about inequality. By STEPHEN GROO

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Malawi VP Chilima Advices Councils to Hire Reputable Contractors – Visits Floods Hit Rumphi,

[Nyasa Times] State Vice-President Saulos Chilima Friday advised councils in the country to ensure that all construction projects for public structures like schools, markets and hospitals are granted to reputable contractors who produce good work.

[Nyasa Times] State Vice-President Saulos Chilima Friday advised councils in the country to ensure that all construction projects for public structures like schools, markets and hospitals are granted to reputable contractors who produce good work.

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76% of Hospitals Fail to Account for Medicines – Report

[Observer] 76 percent of districts and municipal councils failed to account for over Shs 4.5 billion dispensed for health supplies and medicines in 2016/17, the auditor general’s report reveals.

[Observer] 76 percent of districts and municipal councils failed to account for over Shs 4.5 billion dispensed for health supplies and medicines in 2016/17, the auditor general's report reveals.

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Repairs for Storm-Damaged and Vandalised Gauteng Schools Will Cost R140 Million

[News24Wire] The repair bill for Gauteng schools which were damaged during a recent storm or vandalised during the holidays will tally up to R140m, the provincial education department said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] The repair bill for Gauteng schools which were damaged during a recent storm or vandalised during the holidays will tally up to R140m, the provincial education department said on Sunday.

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Missing 13-Year-Old Girl Being Sought in Motherwell

[SAPS] The 13-year-old Asive Koyo was reported missing yesterday by her family. She was last seen in the NU29 area of her home in Mvila Street, in Motherwell on 2 January 2018.

[SAPS] The 13-year-old Asive Koyo was reported missing yesterday by her family. She was last seen in the NU29 area of her home in Mvila Street, in Motherwell on 2 January 2018.

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Insurance Policy for Civil Servants Have Become Highly Politicized – Tinubu

[Vanguard] President of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, NCRIB, Mr. Shola Tinubu in this interview discusses efforts of the Council to enhance relationship between operators and the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, as well as…

[Vanguard] President of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, NCRIB, Mr. Shola Tinubu in this interview discusses efforts of the Council to enhance relationship between operators and the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, as well as challenges confronting the industry. He also spoke on steps taken to boost the effectiveness of the Council as a self regulating body of insurance brokers in the country.

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After the Conference – Navigating the Tightrope

[Daily Maverick] The early days of 2018 will show the extent of compromise that was required to give us the outcomes of the ANC’s 54th National Conference. They will also be an important indication of what is to come.

[Daily Maverick] The early days of 2018 will show the extent of compromise that was required to give us the outcomes of the ANC's 54th National Conference. They will also be an important indication of what is to come.

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Give Us Leaders Not Looters – Malawi Party Conventions in the Air

[Nyasa Times] With about 500 days to go before the May 2019 elections, political parties – the non-briefcase types that is, are pondering national conventions. High on their agendas is election of their torch bearers for the 2019 marathon.

[Nyasa Times] With about 500 days to go before the May 2019 elections, political parties - the non-briefcase types that is, are pondering national conventions. High on their agendas is election of their torch bearers for the 2019 marathon.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi