Makerere University VC – Assessing Trio’s Chances

[Observer] Last week, three candidates were shortlisted for the position of vice chancellor of Makerere University in a bid to replace incumbent Prof John Ddumba-Ssentamu on August 31, 2017. MOSES TALEMWA looks at the chances of each of the trio, takin…

[Observer] Last week, three candidates were shortlisted for the position of vice chancellor of Makerere University in a bid to replace incumbent Prof John Ddumba-Ssentamu on August 31, 2017. MOSES TALEMWA looks at the chances of each of the trio, taking up the main seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

National Conference on Elections Kicks Off

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Elections Conference the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission announced it was planning back in March, kicked off on Monday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Elections Conference the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission announced it was planning back in March, kicked off on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Insurgents Kill 7 At Konduga

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked Yale village, near Konduga in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, between Saturday night and yesterday morning, killing seven people.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked Yale village, near Konduga in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, between Saturday night and yesterday morning, killing seven people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nandala-Mafabi – FDC Shall Not Work With Norbert Mao’s DP

[Observer] The pending by-election in Kyadondo East has split the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) down the middle. The leading opposition party chose Apollo Kantinti, whose first election was nullified by court, as its flag bearer, but two contestant…

[Observer] The pending by-election in Kyadondo East has split the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) down the middle. The leading opposition party chose Apollo Kantinti, whose first election was nullified by court, as its flag bearer, but two contestants who claim to support the party have chosen to stand as independents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

International Archives Day – Bello Harps On Effective Records Management

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has charged public servants and the general public to cultivate the habit of managing information properly.

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has charged public servants and the general public to cultivate the habit of managing information properly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Review – ‘This Land’ Is Whose Land, Exactly?

[Daily Maverick] A documentary touring South Africa and which premieres in Johannesburg this weekend takes a tough look at land restitution – or rather, the lack thereof. It poses one key question: in a fresh round of forced removals in rural South Afr…

[Daily Maverick] A documentary touring South Africa and which premieres in Johannesburg this weekend takes a tough look at land restitution - or rather, the lack thereof. It poses one key question: in a fresh round of forced removals in rural South Africa, whose land, exactly, is being fought for?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Assembly Orders Payment of Compensation to Owners of Land Acquired By NAF

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state governor Abdulfattah Ahmed to direct the state Bureau of Lands to pay compensation to rightful owners of lands acquired for the Ilorin command of the Nigerian Air Force, to permane…

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state governor Abdulfattah Ahmed to direct the state Bureau of Lands to pay compensation to rightful owners of lands acquired for the Ilorin command of the Nigerian Air Force, to permanently address the land dispute at Alagbado Community Eiyenkorin area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria